Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

March 2007

SF3: Salesforce/Mac synchronisation

Paul Welter's Weblog : Google Toolbar Spell Check API

Describes the XML sent to/from the API, including offset, length, confidence and suggestions for each mistake.

BrideL.OrG » Blog Archive » Flex Spell Checker Component

Uses unofficial Google toolbar API for the spell check » letterbox

Three-column hack

Apollo Twitter app

The top 25 UK web 2.0 start ups | The Register

testing the apollo twitter app. mine’s cross platform, pand…

Instacalc Online Calculator | Instant Results

Inline Javascript calculations - useful for unit conversion, mortgage calculators,e tc.

Red5 : Open Source Flash Server

Streaming Audio/Video (FLV and MP3) # Recording Client Streams (FLV only) # Shared Objects # Live Stream Publishing # Remoting

Daniel’s Stuff » Blog Archive » TextMate and Flex 2

Debug flash with Firebug | Foobr, forever beta

Use the console commands for Flash

saying hello to andy’s microsoft pals

Sitting in the sunshine in St James’s Square watching magpies.

Aflax: The Ajax Library for the Adobe Flash™ Platform

Simplifies Flash/Ajax calls via Javascript

deconcept › Flash 8: Using ExternalInterface

Oh how I wish I could’ve used this for a recent project. Flash 8+ doesn’t need the Flash/Javascript Gateway library because it does it all natively. And properly too.

Feeling sorry for poor Tim and his Ghostscript Hell.

Aptana: The Web IDE

HTML/CSS/Javascript Eclipse IDE

Core Ruby on Rails: Skills Matter Training (UK)

RESTful Rails Development Guide (pdf)

File Upload Fu

Guide to writing an image uploader in Rails

Giornale Nuovo: Greetings from...

When printers overlay images from unrelated print jobs beautiful things happen… -- Replacing AppleScript with Ruby

Rails Envy: Acts_As_Ferret Tutorial

Ruby text search engine based on Apache Lucene

Craig Ambrose : Redbox - A rails compatible lightbox

Prototype Window Class : Introduction

Mac Mojo : Converters Coming! Free and (Fairly) Fast.

Marvellous. Means I can now open those damn .docx files…

Enthralled by Bullseye. It’s perfection: mullets, terrible prizes and Bully.

Paraphernalia is a fabulous word.

Watching dogs dancing at Crufts on telly. You wouldn’t get cats degrading themselves like that. Dogs clearly have no self respect.

Tired. Wishing I wasn’t at work this morning. Thinking about greasy food.

Tomski: The BBC's Fifteen Web Principles

The Whiny Nil » Blog Archive » How To Build a Social Network with Ruby on Rails

Great list of relevant plug-ins, advice and links

Dmytro Shteflyuk’s Home » Encoding media files in Ruby using ffmpeg/mencoder with progress tracking

Using Lighttpd, Mplayer/Mencoder and Flvtool2 to Implement Flash Video Streaming :: Homo-Adminus Blog by Alexey Kovyrin

Rails on Apache Mongret

Setup a Production Ready Ruby on Rails Application Over Apache and Mongrel

xlab » Speed up

Nice hack to reindex/vacuum the internal SQLLite database

excited that i have a free copy of windows vista ultimate to play with