The road ahead

I thought I was finished with the TPEG DOM parser but I started to write some example apps and I confess I have got bogged down. I could release the code tomorrow but I am so close to finishing some cool examples that I cannot bring myself to do it without polishing them up to something worth looking at.

The deadline for the version 1 API for Google Maps looms and I am hoping that I will finish this parser stuff off before I have to look at this. I might have to put the parser stuff on hold. This is a shame cos I really think there is a lot of interesting bits in the examples. AJAX, Python, the DOM and some interesting Python tricks . The way I hear it Google are going to yank the V1 API any day so if the site goes down then you will know why. Rest assured I am working on it!

Thanks to everyone for their kind words on StumbledUpon and in email. I hear you and will try to make the site as good as it can be.

The new site might not look too different (until I get time to look at it) but I have cracked the problem of categorising events (the XML is so generalised) so that you will be able to see the exact reason for an event like ‘Traffic Lights’, ‘ Heavy Load’ etc. Before it was all a little bit general.


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