How to add posts’ featured images to WordPress RSS feeds

The standard WordPress RSS-feeds don’t include posts featured image. Below code adds the medium-format thumbnail to each item in a RSS2 standards-compliant manner by inserting it as an enclosure. A more advanced & flexible approach would be to add support for the media RSS namespace, but the above suffices for the purpose I have in … Read more

As found on the web (September 5th)

frank published Quick hack: making Journalist slightly more responsive. frank published My iFrame usability-gaffe (dommigheid met iFrames). frank posted Fastest-Growing. frank liked John Coltrane – Naima – 1965. frank posted Apple, Google In Secret Talks To End The Patent Wars [REPORT]. frank posted Aurora 17 it out, bringing better security and support for new standards. … Read more

As found on the web (February 29th)

frank liked Lanu – The Roosevelt Blues (feat. Megan Washington). frank posted Google’s Safari Tracking: Here Come the Lawsuits. frank liked Avi Buffalo – What’s In It For? (OFFICIAL VIDEO). frank published Firefox preferences for greater privacy. frank posted Android App Aims to Make Mobile Ads Less Creepy. frank posted Samsung Galaxy S III to … Read more

As found on the web (December 14th)

frank posted Bug in Adobe Reader Could Endanger Your PC. frank shared HP To Keep webOS Alive By Making It Open Source. HP To Keep webOS Alive By Making It Open Source frank posted Is Apple Using Patents to Hurt Open Standards?. frank published It’s official: you can not track your visitors.

Firefox 5 and hiding the navigation bar

I got prompted to update my Firefox 4 to Firefox 5 beta last week. New features include better standards support, speed improvements, better integration with Linux desktops, in-browser software channel selection and support for CSS animations. The final version of FF5 is expected to ship on June 21th. Firefox 5 will probably not include one … Read more

As found on the web (February 16th)

Posted Intuitive UI for Android learns & predicts use. Published The devil in Ms. Sandoval & Massive Attack (NSFW). Posted Opera CTO Sees Open Video Formats as Key to Web’s Future. Posted Mozilla Developer Preview (Gecko 1.9.3a1) available for download. Posted Google Buzz: Privacy nightmare. Posted Google Buzz and the fabric of the social web. … Read more

Chrome, Opera to support html5 webdb, FF & IE won’t

HTML5’s WebDB is one of the building blocks to create offline-enabled webapps. It allows web applications to store data in a local database and it is as such an important part in Google’s push for mobile webapps as an alternative for native mobile apps. The spec (although not finalized) is already implemented in Safari, Safari … Read more

Helping Mozilla to define “the open web”

Over at Mozilla Hacks Christopher Blizzard is asking readers to explain what “the open web” means to them. My answer went something like this (it was slightly less elaborated and not as structured, guess I have a problem with character-limits): The open web is an ecosystem based on free and open standards, allowing anyone to: … Read more