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Creating a Bookmarklet with Remote JavaScript Code - Screencasts.org

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Show Notes

In our previous video in the bookmarklet series we showed you how to create a simple bookmarklet where all the code was contained wholly within the bookmarklet itself.

In this follow-up screencast we’re going to show you how to include source code from a JavaScript file stored on a remote server.

What you’ll Learn

  1. How to create a Bookmarklet with code stored in an external JavaScript file
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Time-lapsing the New York Times Home Page

Phillip Mendonça-Vieira ran an errant cron job that ended up taking two screenshots of the New York Times home page every hour from September 2010 to July 2011. The fortunate result of the mistake: 12,000 screenshots of what the Times felt important for its home page.

Phillip writes that most publications don’t save their frontpage layout data and if the printed newspaper ceases to exist, society will lose key historical snapshots of the every day.

Via Phillip:

This, in my humble opinion, is a tragedy because in many ways our frontpages are summaries of our perspectives and our preconceptions. They store what we thought was important, in a way that is easy and quick to parse and extremely valuable for any future generations wishing to study our time period.

Notable moments: Chilean miners at 0:39, Arab Spring at 3:38 and Japanese Tsunami at 4:54

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restore missing OS X Features on new Macs :: [How-To ScreenCast] by Cult of Mac

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Fire up the popcorn popper and warm up the butter-flavored topping, because our own Rakiesha is going to lead you through this screencast about embedding a video in a Core Publisher post.

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How to use multiple Monitors to Your Advantage :: [How-To ScreenCast] by Cult of Mac

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