Category Archives: MetaWrap Server

Radon Radon

We somehow managed to loose the last update to this page which is a shame because I outlined what I would be doing these next two weeks. Just as well it was lost because I have been waylaid working on … Continue reading

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The Joy Of AutoMake

Anyone considering playing with Makefiles and Automake should be very clear about the different ‘flavors’ of variables. :) http://www.gnu.org/manual/make/html_mono/make.html#SEC67 Also Recursive Make Considered Harmful. makes a good read. I can see the sense in what the paper says, but this … Continue reading

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Getting Things Together

After a great holiday, I’m now gearing up to have a busy year with this project and at work (I’ve been approached to start porting some old Amiga games across to Interactive TV Formats.). I’m currently building the CVS source … Continue reading

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CVS Repository

The source code for the MetaWrap is in a CVS repository. Now that the original commercial source has been released under GPL, I am currently in the process of pouring the released source code from the commercial CVS repository into … Continue reading

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ClickTale

ClickTale shows you the full story: every mouse movement, every click and every scrolling action. By using ClickTale you will gain insights that will improve your website’s usability, enhance navigation, and increase effectiveness. http://www.clicktale.com/ Something that looks scarily like my Open … Continue reading

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MetaWrap JavaScript Cluster/Grid

This is not an April Fools post – although when you get to the end of it you may wonder. As a proof of concept of the MetaWrap Apache_mod interface I’m going to write something that distributes grid tasks to web browsers … Continue reading

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Grid Envy

I was in the middle of building something like this as a demo for my XML storage server, looks like several people beat me to it. Looks like they applied for a patent only to find that there is lots of … Continue reading

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Mashup That Uses Blogger and del.icio.us APIs For Backend Storage

Thanks to Dom for pointing this out to me. Check out this screen-recording of a demo Flash Flex application called NoteTag. The application uses Blogger and del.icio.us as a back-end for storage. Blogger is used to store objects and del.icio.us is used … Continue reading

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JavaScript Arguments

arguments The arguments object provides access to the arguments that are passed into a function. You can refer to a function’s arguments within the function by using the arguments array. This array contains an entry for each argument passed to the … Continue reading

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Old MetaWrap Demo

Found an an early draft of some concept materials for the original MetaWrap Project “Fish” (1998-2001) that could turn any existing HTML website into an XML data-source by the application of the MetaWrap pattern language. This single XML file recursively defined … Continue reading

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