One of the things on my ever growing To Do list is to look into a replacement for the backend of my LifeFeed. Steffen Larsen’s LifePie looks like it might fit the bill once it’s released. You can see it in action here.
Sounds like the next version of Sony Reader will support the IDPF open ebook standard. I like reading ebooks from dedicated readers, but I hate the hoops I have to jump through to get them on there. Sounds like a step in the right direction.
Ronald Huereca disects the “Better Comments Manager” WordPress plugin, in what is hopefully the first of a series of articles of this type. Should be a great place to start if you’re trying to figure out how WordPress plugins work.