the code reuse of object-oriented programming back together with the
high-level convenience of functional programming. Watch Tom's talk at
LibertyJS 2016. Also check out the code examples.
SearchVision is handy for all of us who wonder what our websites really
look like to search engines like Google and Bing. By stripping out everything
that search engines usually ignore, I give you a dose of
organic SEO reality. You can follow links to explore your site the way
a search engine might... but only if you built it right!
I've just launched justjs.com, a blog about
query language) and other JS-based development tools, I'll show how to
do serious web development without constantly shifting between languages
I am immensely proud of my work on Apostrophe at P'unk Avenue. Apostrophe makes it spectacularly easy to build a website. And there's a great free plan to get started with. If learning the ins and outs of HTML and CSS is not your bag, or you'd just like your clients to be able to edit their sites without a lot of handholding, you should definitely check it out.
seeoverme transmits video via Bluetooth– a short-range networking
technology built into your iPhone that doesn't affect your 3G bandwidth
limit and doesn't require a cell tower or wifi hotspot to be nearby.
With a range of 30 feet, seeoverme makes a great periscope for seeing
over and around other people at concerts and parades.
Learn more about seeoverme.
Convert video to animated GIF right on your iPhone!
Tom Boutell's latest iPhone app. Post your GIF via Tumblr, send it via email or copy the link to your clipboard and do as you please. Hosting is included. Convert existing videos or create new ones. The GIF blogs will never know what hit 'em.
Learn more on figgif.com.
Boutell's latest web application. Tired of playing cruise director? What Shall We... lets your friends suggest options and vote them up or down. Sharing questions via Facebook or Twitter makes it even easier (not required— you can use it with your office coworkers too). Seeing others respond in real time helps everyone reach consensus fast. Just send out a link and watch the results!
5seven5.com is a social network for
for haiku poets and their poetry. Share and give feedback on haiku in a
twitter-like environment with
dynamic voting, follow lists and RSS feeds. Built with
was the test site for
Salsadelphia is a regularly updated
directory of salsa hotspots in the Philadelphia area. Built with
Symfony, Salsadelphia provides
a perpetual calendar of upcoming events, with convenient filters to
display only the events of interest to you. Community-building features
such as event photos are slated to arrive soon.
Thomas Boutell has joined forces with
P'unk Avenue, a Philadelphia-based
web design agency with complementary skills and a similar commitment
to the community. P'unk Avenue has built major interactive sites
for Duke University and many other clients. P'unk Avenue makes extensive
use of the cutting-edge
Symfony framework for
Naturally Boutell.Com will continue to grow as a
source of information, and support for Boutell's existing products will
continue to be offered.
I'm Free 4 makes it easy to let friends know when you're free for a meal
or an evening out... then match your calendar to those of your friends
to discover the best times to get together. I'm Free 4 employs
AJAX, PHP, FBML, FBJS and SQL to create a unique Facebook experience.
Facebook's open API for the creation
of third-party applications is fantastic and we're excited about it.
application allows users to create their own fantasy rock bands.
Our Join My Band
is for musicians and singers who want to start real bands where
they live. And LOLlograms
is good, silly fun for everyone. All three
demonstrate our Facebook application development skills.
Contact us with your Facebook development needs!
Our Accountify package makes it easy to add accounts to any website. Accountify is a practical, open-source solution for those
who want to retain user information from one website visit to the next.
Accountify extends PHP's built-in
session mechanism to support long-term information storage. Recent updates
have added support for invitation management and for customization of the
account creation and preference editing process, allowing webmasters to
gather their own site-specific information.
SupportMeLive is an easy way to invite your
users to chat with you live on your web site. Provide technical and sales
support or just shoot the breeze with your web site visitors. SupportMeLive
began life as a demonstration piece for the
WWW FAQ and grew into a simple but solid package
for providing live support on small and medium-sized web sites.
Our Mapedit software, long
the most user-friendly imagemap editor available, is now the most complete
as well. Mapedit 4.0's new features include hotspot alignment, multiple
documents, multiple-hotspot and multiple-point selections, an improved
insert-point feature, "crisp-angle" polygon edge drawing and a great
deal more. Visit the Mapedit
news page for more information.
CAPTCHA systems allow websites to distinguish between human visitors
and automated attacks. Our CAPTCHA system is a straightforward,
developer-friendly, open-source solution easily plugged into any
PHP-based web form. Our solution includes a high-quality
audio CAPTCHA for vision-impaired users. See the WWW FAQ article
how do I add
a CAPTCHA to my web page? for complete details.
Tom Boutell is the co-author of Windows and Linux Integration: Hands-on
Solutions for a Mixed Environment. A practical, hands-on guide to
getting the most from Windows and Linux in the same enterprise. Covers
authentication, printing, file sharing, email integration, desktop
integration, web application development and more.
Available now on amazon.com and at your local bookstore! Updates, tips,
web-only exclusive extras and discussion forums are available at