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Technical Information about ReadySteadyBook

Technical Information about ReadySteadyBook

The re-development of RSB was designed and constructed between June and August, 2005. The back-end engine for the site is a bespoke solution built using ASP.NET (VB.NET) and MySQL technologies. The front-end makes full use of XHTML/CSS2 (where possible).

We are using open-source components to generate the news-feeds. Our deepest thanks goes to both the RSS.NET and Atom.NET project teams.

The little "antipixel" buttons (used for our news-feeds) were generated with the Brilliant Button Maker by LucaZappa.com

On the Blog and Contributor pages we have implemented Paul Riley's NoSpamEmailHyperlink code to confuse the evil SpamBots! (Cheers Paul!)

We would also like to thank the developer of FreeTextBox, as we use it in our admin tools.

...and finally we'd like to thank Amazon Web Services, as this is how we get all the meta-data for our book reviews - thanks a million!.

-- Lee Kelleher (28/07/2005)

Readers Comments

  1. Great technical info Lee! You are the bestest! ;-)

  2. Haha! You rule Lee. No blimmin' doubt about it!

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