• Yahoo! Media Player

    UPDATE: July 01, 2013

    It has come to my attention that this plugin has vanished from Yahoo without a trace. If you were wise enough to host your own local copy, my hat’s off to you. I was not so wise. However, it’s sudden disappearance forced me to build my own WordPress plugin, PressPlay Lite,

  • Google Reader Player

    This simple Flash-based code from Google embeds the following player controls.

    Features: Flash-based. Plays single track/file.
    Positive: Great for the occasional sound clip & large files. Easy to swap in your own MP3 file paths.
    Negative: Cannot modify colors/dimensions. Sticks out like a sore thumb.

    Play Tagger by Delicious

    UPDATE: July 1, 2013

    Just like Yahoo! MediaPlayer, this plugin has also mysteriously disappeared. However, you can get something just like it (better, IMHO), called PressPlay Lite, which is now available on WordPress.org.


    Not shown. As easy to setup as Yahoo! Media Player…

    … but doesn’t

  • Audio Player (WordPress Plugin)

    A WordPress Plugin that adds this sleek Flash controller to the MP3 files of your choice. Also available as a stand-alone [audio:http://frameofreferencejazz.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/03-The-Heart-to-Tell-1.mp3|titles=The Heart To Tell]
    Positive: Stylish. Can match your theme’s color scheme.
    Negative: Requires additional CSS/HTML coding to control positioning on the page. Not easily managed by non-developers.

    XSPF Player Solutions

    Although it is Flash-based, I have found xspf_player.swf to be one of the most versatile mp3 players out there. It may not be the easiest to set up, but once it’s in place, you are rewarded with total control. Its parameters include, background-color, text-color, autoplay, autoload, shuffle, and much more. Plus, it supports multiple playlists

  • Information Architecture for the World Wide Web

    In this post-Ajaxian Web 2.0 world of wikis, folksonomies, and mashups, well-planned information architecture has never been more essential. This classic primer shows information architects, designers, and web site developers how to build large-scale and maintainable web sites that are easy to navigate and appealing to users. The third edition is updated to address emerging

  • Using Drupal

    With the recipes in this book, you’ll take full advantage of the vast collection of community-contributed modules that make the Drupal web framework useful and unique. Learn how to combine modules in interesting ways to develop a variety of community-driven websites. You get case studies that outline specific requirements for several projects — a wiki,

  • Pro Drupal Development, 2nd Edition

    Widely praised for its in-depth coverage of Drupal internals, bestselling Pro Drupal Development has been completely updated for Drupal 6 in this latest edition, and there are even more tricks of the trade to help you further yourself as a professional Drupal developer.

    Assuming you already know how to install and bring a standard installation

  • Don’t Make Me Think, 2nd Edition

    Since it was first published in 2000, Don’t Make Me Think has sold over 250,000 copies, and a lot of people have said a lot of very nice things about it.

    Take Jeffrey Zeldman, author of Designing with Web Standards, for instance:

    After reading it over a couple of hours and putting its ideas to

  • HTML5: Up & Running

    If you don’t know about the new features available in HTML5, now’s the time to find out. This book provides practical information about how and why the latest version of this markup language will significantly change the way you develop for the Web. HTML5: Up & Running carefully guides you though the important changes in