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HTML Graph Applet

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Design, Internet, Misc. Tech

Gear Live Applet

No, this is not your mind on drugs. It is actually a nifty HTML Graph Applet created by Sala, who says that more than one million graphs have been made since it was put online. Insert a simple url and comes up with some amazing patterns. Because it works with flash, if you have an older computer, it will take some time to come up with the final image.
Here is the translation for the colors:

  • blue: for links (the A tag)
  • red: for tables (TABLE, TR and TD tags)
  • green: for the DIV tag
  • violet: for images (the IMG tag)
  • yellow: for forms (FORM, INPUT, TEXTAREA, SELECT and OPTION tags)
  • orange: for linebreaks and blockquotes (BR, P, and BLOCKQUOTE tags)
  • black: the HTML tag, the root node
  • gray: all other tags

 

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Kwout Quotes

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Design, Internet

Kwout has come up with a way to embed a quote into your blog or website (including Flickr and Tumblr) with one click. Simply type an URL onto the home page and click their bookmarklet. Drag your mouse around the area to take the quote from, select color, size and shape, and click the “Cut Out” button. You then receive the quote with hyperlinks and the embed code. It really is quite easy, once you get the hang of moving around your mouse. Others can take your quote and post it on their website as well.

 

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Check Your URL With Blog Readability Test

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Internet, Misc. Tech

Genius ReadabilityWant to know how intelligent your readers have to be to get you? Critics Rant has devised a Blog Readability Test. Just paste in your URL to find out how much education is needed to understand it. It also works on MySpace, Livejournals, Facebook, and most other profiles and Websites. We plugged in Google, which came out rated “Genius,” MySpace and Facebook ranked “High School,” but you only need a “Jr. High” background to handle Yahoo. We’re not exactly sure of the method to determine the outcome, but we found it to be a pleasant enough diversion for about the length of time it takes to read the average blog.

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