I’ve been running Ubuntu on my home computer for a week and a half now. That’s right, I’ve joined the “A-list blogger circle-jerk”. For certain values of “A”. Specifically, the value “F”. I’ve mostly found alternatives for all the programs I used. The only area where I’m not quite satisfied is a music player; I […]

del.icio.us widget

I couldn’t find a WordPress widget that produced output similar to del.icio.us’s linkrolls script. (You can just put their script into a Text widget, but its output doesn’t always mesh well with WordPress themes – it hardcodes h2s, and so forth.) The Automattic example widget came close, but was a bit lacking on the customization […]

maphilight: image map mouseover highlighting

UPDATE 2011-05-04: Version 1.3 released. Works in IE9. (There’s a pattern here.) UPDATE 2010-05-22: Version 1.2 released. Works in IE8. I just released maphilight, a jQuery plugin that turns image maps into wonderful graphical masterpieces. Image maps aren’t so popular any more, for some strange reason. So a quick definition: an imagemap is an <img> […]