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Having gone through these three frameworks, I’m going to say something I wish other review sites said: For each purpose, there is a “best” framework. It all depends on context. The Yahoo! User Interface Library (YUI) If you’re building a rich web application from scratch, YUI will have very thorough tools to do anything you…

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I wanted to write a Greasemonkey script to modify all mailto: links on a page, but to do that, I have to find them first. Here’s my first attempt: //a[@href]/text()[contains(.,”@”)] It’s pretty bad. I wanted to find links starting with “mailto:” but couldn’t figure out how to operate on the href attribute. second attempt: //a/@href[contains(.,”mailto:”)]/..…

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So I get asked to make reference samples off of DVD based material fairly often. Here’s my current quality emphasis workflow: Rip relevant portion of DVD with DVD Decrypter Create DGIndex project, decompress AC3 to PCM Import DGIndex project to Avisynth AudioDub() the decompressed PCM WAV into the Avisynth project. Add any decomb/deinterlace/resize filters as…

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