Mini Updates, Programming

Yahoo! Pipes Blog review of the new XPATH fetch page module

See on Scoop.itYahoo! YQL & Open Data Tables

Yahoo is introducint a new module called the XPATH fetch page and is obsoleting an older module called the Fetch Page.

The XPATH Fetch Page module will extract a Web page under 1.5MB of your choice and has several options including the fixing of malformed tags using Tidy. This article on the Yahoo! Pipes Blog goes into further depth explaining the details and provides several examples to try out.

See on pipes.yqlblog.net

Mini Updates, Programming

JavaScript Memory Leaks | Ying’s Blog

See on Scoop.itJQuery-Features

A very interesting overview of various types of memory leaks that can be caused using JavaScript. Anyone working with JavaScript should be familiar with the caveats presented in this article.

Memory leaks are unforgiving for earlier versions of IE, IE 7 and before, because the memory manager does not understand the JavaScript cycle and will not reclaim the memory until the cycles are broken explicitly …

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