Monday, April 14, 2008

Google CHARTS api

In case you may need a simple charting solution, Google offers a great API for simple charts. Check it out below: All this took was an <img> tag with the source pointing to Google's chart api.
<img src=",30,10&chs=450x100&chl=Code|Dave|Code!" />

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Geek Speak > Not as cool as you may think

I came across this article today on Google Reader. It teaches a great lesson for any deveoper who interacts directly with non-technical users/clients.
Much like the elusive African dancing monkey who does a fantastic version of the Electric Slide to confuse their natural enemies; developers have the ability to sway entire debates in their favor by confusing their enemies with technical jargon. After all, who can argue with someone when they have no clue what the other person is talking about?