Thursday, July 16, 2009

Some Delicious Links, July 16/09

Open Atrium
New Drupal-based open source intranet developed by Development Seed. Packed with blogs, wikis, microblogging, to-do lists, and other collaborative features. Plus, it's free and supported by a massive development community...Hello, proprietary intranet vendors, a big change is coming.

Luminotes: personal wiki notebook
Luminotes is a note-taking and wiki-building tool that you can either use online or download to use offline. It allows for collaboration with others, so you can invite friends to participate as collaborators, viewers, or make them owners. It's login required, so your pages are never public-facing. And if you just want to have a personal interactive online note-taking tool, or journal, this is dead easy to use and is really clean, uncluttered, and friendly.

Intel Education Initiative: Professional Development & Teaching Tools
Intel, the world's biggst computer chip developer, has developed a useful site for teachers and educators. It can be used as a professional development site for teachers and those involved in the classroom integration of technology: it contains reports, white papers and case studies, and a free professional development supports program. The Intel Education Initiative also contains regular updates on new free tools and resources. Of course, this is a site belonging to a major product developer in technology, so always expect some "sell" in with everything else.

Rollip - Create Polaroids from your photos!
Rollip is a basic web service that allows you to upload pictures and turn them into Polaroid-quality photos - remember polroids?! Yep, discoloration, blurryness,and that thick frame around it. Of course, I love it.

ZooLoo allows you to build a dashboard which brings together your onlin life: news, photos, videos, calendars, Facebook, Twitter, eBay, dinner reservations, local events, music, e-mail and more....

amCharts: flash charts, stock charting software
Interactive map tool, AmCharts provides set of Flash charts for your websites and Web-based products. AmCharts can extract data from simple CSV or XML files, or they can read dynamic data generated with PHP, .NET, Java, Ruby on Rails, Perl, ColdFusion, and many other programming languages.

CSS 3 Cheat Sheet (PDF)
CSS 3 cheat sheet from Smashing Magazine; available as a PDF resource, really quite good.

HTML 5 Cheat Sheet (PDF)
HTML5 cheat sheet from Smashing Magazine; available as a PDF resource, really quite good.