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Things you can actually use and click on yourself.

about:nosy is about:memory with charts, helps you lay blame more easily

about:memory and the memory reporter infrastructure that powers it are amazing.  They provide an explicit hierarchy that breaks down the memory use in the system to the subsystems and increasingly the causes of allocation.  about:memory looks like this (if you stand a few feet back from your monitor and take off your glasses): If you […]

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displaying execution traces on a SIMILE timeline

chroniquery can now output JSON for display using the SIMILE timeline widget.  And I am finally done trying to figure out what was going wrong.  Click the pictures to experience the timeline sensation for yourself. Related interesting things: Supports a fancy if specific constraint mechanism.  For example, PrepareAndDispatch is only displayed in the context of […]

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LogSploder, logsploding its way to your logs soon! also, logsplosion!

In our last logging adventure, we hooked Log4Moz up to Chainsaw.  As great as Chainsaw is, it did not meet all of my needs, least of all easy redistribution.  So I present another project in a long line of fantastically named projects… LogSploder! The general setup is this: log4moz with a concept of “contexts”, a […]

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Thunderbird and gloda go to meme-town

Sure, a word cloud of your blog posts is cool… but what if you could take any search of your e-mail, and turn that into a word cloud?  And then, if you click on one of those words, your search constraints would be revised to use the word you clicked on (and you’d get a […]

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SVG in visotank

visotank now has AJAX-loaded SVG graphics. The hooks are there to actually do something when you click on stuff, but it doesn’t do anything. The visualization is ripped from my visterity plugin for posterity; it’s not supposed to be new or exciting. The fact that the SVG is loaded via AJAX is new (visterity didn’t […]

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more (clicky!) mailing-list visualization a la visotank, couchdb

Visotank now allows you to select some authors of interest from a sortable list of contacts, and then show the conversations they were involved in. You get the previously shown sparkbars for the author’s activity. You also get sparkbars showing the conversation activity, with each author assigned a color and consistent stacking position in that […]

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Click your way to health. Oh, and email visualization.

The SVG renderer is in and brought with it much refactoring of the renderers. Cairo still works. But what does this buy us? It buys us a working clickable demo of posterity with the visterity plugin. And a second one too. (You probably need to be using Firefox for it to work. And one with […]

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