Category Archives: Web

Public mashup and data feed APIs

I’m doing some research for a possible venture.  A part of this venture would fall into the mashup category – pulling information from other sites and services, and combining it in a unique way.  Following are my initial notes on … Continue reading

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Setting up a virtual private server

I’ve had a dedicated server at a hosting provider that I’ve used to host applications and sites for years. I got a great price on the hosting package and it’s worked well, but the server’s growing long in the tooth … Continue reading

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MyFaces and JBoss built-in implementation

I’m working on a WebSphere-based application, and need to get it running on my Mac. RAD isn’t available for the Mac, and even if it was, it’s so far behind in Eclipse revisions that I can’t use most of the … Continue reading

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OpenID, Yahoo, and other news

Recent OpenID developments… At the end of this month, Yahoo will be supporting OpenID. Any Yahoo user that chooses to enable the feature will be able to use their Yahoo ID on sites that support OpenID. The announcement doesn’t mention … Continue reading

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This blog is now an OpenID

[update: when I switched to WordPress, I made my OpenID page – see that URL instead of this blog for the OpenID headers] This blog is now my OpenID. OpenID is a decentralized single sign-on system for the web. … Continue reading

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