Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

June 2007

Opera Mini™ 4 beta

Robby on Rails : Installing Ruby on Rails and PostgreSQL on OS X, Second Edition

Restful Open ID Authentication in Identity

Securing your Rails models with ModelSecurity

Sophiestication | CoverSutra

I’m trying this out and am so far impressed. It Scrobbles, adds key and Apple Remote support to iTunes and looks damn pretty. When something’s this well executed I don’t mind paying, even if I can do most of the functions using separate applications.

Versions - Mac Subversion Client

God I need this right now. Save me from svnX hell!


HTTP server that was designed for apps using Comet techniques

Instant.js (now with IE 6/7 support)

Uses UJS to add effects to images

The problem with pixels / Wilson Miner Live

“Shout it from the rooftops: It’s okay to size text in pixels!”

SlickSpeed Selectors Test

Speed/validity tests for major Javascript frameworks (Prototype, jQuery, MooTools, ext, cssQuery, dojo). In my browser Prototype wins. Search for UK estate agents, property and properties for sale & rent

Fast results on a Google map

Javascript Word Count

Facebook Rest Client CFC

Incremental leading : Journal : Mark Boulton

Analyzing the Facebook Platform, three weeks in

Rails Facebook integration

HTML5 differences from HTML4

Leopard Wallpaper on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

wondering if @timblair has become a tramp, scraping around for dropped coins - me

Only ~33%

Aptana: Download Aptana IDE Adobe® AIR™

Facebook platform (F8) wiki

iLike Team Blog: Holy cow... 6mm users and growing 300k/day!

How iLike became huuuuuge

Vitamin Features » Web Design-isms: 7 Surefire Styles that Work

Real-world design styles that have been used in web design

wondering if @flatpackedworld is blubbing

delighted to be a mere 37.32% mainstream

Named routes over "Map.connect"

Oh OK then - I’m convinced. It just felt dirty and anti-DRY

amCharts: customizable free flash charts

Running late. Been with Alex in A and E. She sprained her foot in Vanilla last night.

Active Reload: Displaying nice relative dates

Rails Envy: Ruby on Rails Rake Tutorial (aka. How rake turned me into an alchoholic)

Very simple guide to those clever little commands


A better paginate system - plugin for Rails by the Err chaps

Brand New: The United States of Animalia

I love this logo, but as pointed out, it’s hardly unique and shows the wonderful Unilever logo.

10 obvious things about the future of newspapers you need to get through your head

ColdFusion Developer Center - Yahoo! Developer Network

With notes and guides to using Yahoo stuff with CF

Jeffrey Zeldman Presents : E-mail is not a platform for design

Full of seafood and nicely relaxed. The Crab is marvellous. Enjoying the swing band too.

iTunes on the Wii!!! (for free)

(not tried yet - todo)

Making Wii-friendly pages

electric pulp, an interactive agency. we build websites.

Data Grids with AJAX, DHTML and JavaScript


Primate Labs : Geekbench

Cross-platform benchmarker

Cool business card designs

RubyCocoa Resources

ColdFusion 8 running PHP!

CF uses javax.script from Java 6 and can therefore use Quercus, a PHP implementation in Java

Saving JPEGs or PNGs with Flash 8 Revisited