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  1. Adding a vCard to your iPhone Address Book from a web page

    Posted on November 29th, 2009 by Neil Crosby. Filed under Uncategorized.

    It can’t be done. Well, not obviously anyway. A couple of weeks ago, I realised that my public vCard was less useful than it might be. One of the specific reasons that I created it was to make it easy for people to add a bunch of my contact information to their address books when […]

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  2. Displaying your current remote iTunes Playlist on your local Mac’s Dashboard

    Posted on November 14th, 2009 by Neil Crosby. Filed under Uncategorized.

    In my last blog entry, I wrote about “Controlling iTunes across multiple computers with the keyboard” (snappy title, huh?). In it, I promised that the next step was to work out how to get the current playlist displaying on the dashboard. So, here goes… The first thing to be aware of is that if Safari […]

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  3. Getting the CSS Validator running as a website

    Posted on March 9th, 2009 by Neil Crosby. Filed under Uncategorized.

    A week or so I wrote about running the W3C CSS Validator on the command-line. Yes, I know I said I didn’t need to run it as a website, but as it turns out the command-line version doesn’t seem to want to validate local files — only files being served from a web-server. So, I […]

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  4. WikiSlurp: Slurping Data from Wikipedia for Fun and Profit

    Posted on September 28th, 2008 by Neil Crosby. Filed under Uncategorized.

    This last weekend I attended BarCamp London 5, where I talked about WikiSlurp, my technique for accessing the wealth of data held within Wikipedia. I currently use WikiSlurp on both Is Neil Annoyed By and The Ten Word Review as a way to pull in additional information about the things described on individual pages. These […]

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