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Base != Market

Sat, 25 Feb 2006 12:30:00 GMT

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A name can make the difference between success and failure.

Base? Froogle? Fremont?

No sir, we go to the market to buy and sell stuff.

Where the web trades...


The Great Exodus

Wed, 11 Jan 2006 17:24:00 GMT

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This year will be remembered as the year of the great exodus
I already got my iBook and iPod
Anxiously waiting for an iPad to complete the Trinity

Lead us to the promised land, King Steve!


HTML 6.0

Mon, 12 Dec 2005 12:37:00 GMT

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Blend XForms with XHTML and give us HTML 6.0
That would be enough to fully develop web apps.
Believe it or not, we don't need much more than a tree, grid, menu, slider, splitter and some drag and drop stuff.
Let javascript do the rest.
Deliver incrementally.
We test, feedback, move on.

One last thing, please, let's separate web apps from web pages.
Use http:// for web pages (hypertext)
Use app:// for web applications (hypercontrols)

Really, we don't want to click on a link and have all sorts of apps poping up and hijacking our browser.
Believe me, they will come to get us (spammers) so we better be prepared before they hit us.



Wed, 23 Nov 2005 17:24:00 GMT

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So you want attention huh?
Here is all the attention you need:

    Attention data for RSS-Bandido 1.0
    John Doe
    RSS-Bandido 1.0

Now, let's play a game, try to come up with a better alternative and then we keep improving it.
How about that?

PS. Most tags were stolen from technorati's excellent job in attention.xml (I hate microformats)


W3C and Web APIs

Wed, 16 Nov 2005 11:16:00 GMT

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Good to see the W3C getting involved in Web 2.0.


Linux is here!

Sun, 23 Oct 2005 02:00:00 GMT

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Let me say this first. To the naysayers, go f*ck yourselves.

I just got in the mail my free copies of Ubuntu.
10 CDs they were giving away to whoever requested them at

It worked beautifully fast, ran without one single problem in my old laptop.
It detected the mouse pad without problems.
My external wireless card right on the spot, and detected my wireless conection too.
All I had to do was enter the key and there I was surfing the web with Firefox.
Headed to my web site to test all my XUL apps, oh joy!
Open Office, Firefox, Games, tons of administrative tools.

All of that without seeing the evil console not one single time.
Or dowloading, compiling or installing any drives. It just worked!

This is for you, so called IT guru and FUDder marketeer.
Open your eyes, Linux is here, and is here to stay.


Life in the slow lane

Sat, 17 Sep 2005 17:05:00 GMT

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Gone the days of propaganda, vaporware and FUD orgies, we slowly come back to reality, put our hands on the ol' stained keyboard and open notepad to type in the latest and greatest piece of code.

2 Years ago they promised heaven, we got nothing.
Yesterday they promised eternity, we still got nothing.
Wait and see--- f*ck that, life is too short to waste it in the waiting line.

Our memory span is indeed short, and they know it...



Wed, 14 Sep 2005 23:38:00 GMT

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For the Mac...

If only Safari...and XUL...(sigh)

Just dreaming :-D

Go get it

1.0 Alpha




Mac on the web !

Thu, 08 Sep 2005 11:32:00 GMT

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With all the madness going on about web 2.0, where are you going to put all your rich web apps?

Where else?

XUL app, just in case...



Mon, 29 Aug 2005 14:24:00 GMT

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Very interesting read about integrating legacy applications with modern UIs, producing a responsive application easily deployable and maintainable with very few resources.

Winners? All. From developers to managers to those who measure ROI and YTD and whatever acronyms they're happy with.

It is not about COBOL or PHP, you can use the language of your choice..

It is about portability, ease of use and of course, about the power of XUL !




Sun, 21 Aug 2005 20:51:00 GMT

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Reading about vCards and hCards and rdfCards, I was wondering about the lack of a 'simple' XML format for personal cards.

Cards that could be posted on your web page, blog or anywhere you feel the need to give your personal/business info in a standard way.

Info that could then be easily parsed and consumed by browsers, aggregators, address books and all sorts of apps that deal with that kind of info.

Need to say more? Let's see:

Now, following the great acceptance of the feed autodiscovery standard, we'll use the same concept for XCards:

So, start coding your scripts and extensions to autodiscover and consume XCards.
And start creating your own card designs and posting them in your blogs and web pages.

PS. Not being an XML academic, let the masters deal with the specs of XCards 1.0.



Thu, 18 Aug 2005 20:01:00 GMT

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The last thing the internet needs now is egomaniacs.

Call it feeds, blogs, news, journals or syndication.

Do like Google and be cool, use Atom.
Do the world a favor, use Atom.
Microsoft, do yourself a favor, use Atom.

Call 'blog' a blog, and 'feed' a feed.

F.U.C.K  R.S.S.!


March of the Penguins

Thu, 21 Jul 2005 23:32:00 GMT

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"Heartwarming documentary, a true open source icon."

In selected theaters.


Real men use TAMPAX

Tue, 28 Jun 2005 18:13:00 GMT

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Continuing with the acronym orgy:


Do we see a pattern here?


MARX: the new LAMP

Tue, 28 Jun 2005 18:11:00 GMT

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Is MARX the new LAMP?

MySql Ajax Ruby XUL

Powerful combination.

Take alook at this lightning fast app.