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Anti-bot CAPTCHA widget that helps digitize books by providing snippets of books for people to enter the text for. Owned by Google.

Modernizr is a JavaScript library that detects HTML5 and CSS3 features in the user’s browser and allows you to target specific browser functionality in your stylesheet.

Sleek, intuitive, and powerful mobile first front-end framework for faster and easier web development.

jQuery: The Write Less, Do More, JavaScript Library.

A family of standard web feed formats used to publish frequently updated information like blog entries, news headlines, audio and video.

A pingback is one of four types of linkback methods for Web authors to request notification when somebody links to one of their documents. This enables authors to keep track of who is linking to, or referring to their articles.

Windows Live Writer Tagging Support Schema

Really Simple Discovery is a way to help client software find the services needed to read, edit, or "work with" weblogging software.

This site uses the viewport meta tag which means the content may be optimized for mobile content.

A semantic personal publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability.

Python is a widely used general-purpose, high-level programming language. Its design philosophy emphasizes code readability, and its syntax allows programmers to express concepts in fewer lines of code than would be possible in languages such as C. The language provides constructs intended to enable clear programs on both a smal...

Fedora Linux operating system

The Apache HTTP Server is an open-source HTTP server for modern operating systems including UNIX, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS/X and Netware. The goal of this project is to provide a secure, efficient and extensible server that provides HTTP services observing the current HTTP standards. Apache has been the most popular web server ...

The OpenSSL Project is a collaborative effort to develop a robust, commercial-grade, full-featured, and Open Source toolkit implementing the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL v2/v3) and Transport Layer Security (TLS v1) protocols as well as a full-strength general purpose cryptography library.

The DOCTYPE is a required preamble for HTML5 websites.

Websites using https protocol.

Meta Keywords are a specific type of meta tag that appear in the HTML code of a Web page and help tell search engines what the topic of the page is.

This page contains a meta robots tag which tells search engines and robots to index or not index the page.

Meta descriptions are HTML attributes that provide concise explanations of the contents of web pages. Meta descriptions are commonly used on search engine result pages (SERPs) to display preview snippets for a given page.

The http-equiv attribute provides an HTTP header for the information/value of the content attribute. The http-equiv attribute can be used to simulate an HTTP response header.

A canonical link element is an HTML element that helps webmasters prevent duplicate content issues by specifying the "canonical", or "preferred".

By adding rel="home" to a hyperlink, a page indicates that the destination of that hyperlink is the homepage of the site in which the current page appears.

Wesites using favicon rel tag

Google's hosted library for web fonts. Allows websites to choose and use fonts from a free, wide variety of fonts.

The iconic font and CSS toolkit

UTF-8 (8-bit UCS/Unicode Transformation Format) is a variable-length character encoding for Unicode. It is the preferred encoding for web pages.