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1 Cool Tools Update for Webmasters Darlene Fichter Data Library Coordinator University of Saskatchewan Frank Cervone Assistant University Librarian for Information Technology Northwestern University Computers in Libraries 2006 Session B104 Tuesday, March 22, 2006

2 Lots of tools… Tools for you: Working smarter  Basic programming stuff  Firefox browser extensions  Site monitoring  Widgets  Productivity tools Tools for your users:  Mashups and fun effects  Zoom in  Directions and maps

3 PHP Editor

4 PHP Expert Debugger

5 Fabulous Firefox Extensions Web Developer Colorful Tabs 1.1 Tab X Html Validator (based on Tidy) Screen grab! 0.7 Copy Plain Text EditCSS View formatted source View formatted source https://addons.mozilla.org

6 LiveHTTPHeaders Page Info New TAB Watch it live

7 EyeonSite

8 Link Popularity Check

9 Widgets at Your Fingertips Konfabulator (bought by Yahoo July 2005) Personalized weather, maps, Flickr photos on your desktop Windows XP Mac OS X 10.

10 eXactMapper Lite

11 Web Based Organizers – Top 3 Zoho Planner Remember the Milk Backpackit ($)

12 Sticky Brain $ 39.95

13 Password Keepers Roboform - ($) Roboform KeePass – open source KeePass Agatra – web based Agatra

14 SuperGlu Several Feeds One Page

15 MultiRSS Add this link to your site Visitors can add your feed to 39 newsreaders of their choice

16 Wink

17 Powerbullet Presenter

18 File Exchange Utilities Dropload  Drop off files and have someone else pick them up  Up to 100 MB YouSendIt - Up to 1 GB Send this file  No file size limit, 3 day pickup MailBigFile  Up to 1 GB

19 NVu

20 Zoom In Web Monkey’s Live Thumbnails

21 Web Gallery Creator

22 BIMP Lite

23 Thumbshots – Liven Up Web Links Free version has thumbnails for dmoz sites only.

24 Altsoft XSL-FO Debugger Visual debugging software for XSL stylesheets

25 Meta Tag Expert

26 Tag Clouds ZoomCloud  TagCloud  Stats & Filters

27 Google SiteMap Builder

28 Map Web Visitors gVisit  ClustrMaps  clustrmaps.com clustrmaps.com

29 1. Sign up for Maps API key 2. Find the latitude and longitude of your library.  maps.google.com maps.google.com  Zoom in and center the map on your library  Double click on your library location  Choose “link this page”  Grab the lat/long from the URL  ll= , &spn= , A. Clone a real world example B. Read the Google API documentation C. How to add a Google Map to any web page in less than 10 minutes 10 Minutes: Google Maps & Library Site

30 Google Directions Add directions to your site (without API) USA/Canada Convert long ugly URLS to short ones.

31 Yahoo Pattern Library “A pattern library describes an optimal solution to a common problem with a specific context." Patterns include designing breadcrumbs, search results, tabbed navigation, product ratings, … Check the context - how similar is it to your own?

32 Antispam Encoder

33 Thank you! Darlene Fichter Data Library Coordinator University of Saskatchewan Frank Cervone Assistant University Librarian for Information Technology Northwestern University


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