As my wife can attest, I’ve been lost in the world of code again. It‘s happened before. This time, I was working on a big project for an NPO for which I do part-time admin work. The project involved updating their WordPress theme. I had not selected the previous theme they were using; it was …
Category Archives: Blogging
It’s fun to look back and read your own thoughts from years ago. This blog has served as my journal in that respect. But it’s also fun to literally look back and see my blog as it’s progressed. With the help of the interwebz, this is possible.
blogging challenge, part 2
Last time, I talked about my blogging (bad) habits. This time, I want to go over the solutions I found and the ones I developed to help me streamline the process.
Blogging, galleries, and code authorship
Sometimes I feel I can’t leave well enough alone. The obsessive compulsive tinkerers out there will understand what I’m talking about. Oops, I did it again.
an easy Mac WYSIWYG HTML editor
I’m lazy when it comes to HTML authoring. There are few ocassions I need to write HTML — typically only for writing nice ads for Craigslist or eBay. And when I do, I’d prefer to write them quickly with a WYSIWYG editor. Here’s how I discovered a neat and cheap way of doing just that on …
Deduction”Pro”, not so professional
So H&R Block’s TaxCut software comes with a web-based separate app for handling deductions. It’s a straight-forward application but doesn’t have much in the way of external file importation support. Enter a good text editor.
SandPress image set
Oh, what the heck. Merry Christmas…
The inmates are running my asylum
A few years ago, Alan Cooper wrote The Inmates are Running the Asylum, a polemic about the software development business. A better metaphor for my “web design” techniques does not exist!
Design Adaptations has an informative piece about the rel=”nofollow” link tag that WordPress uses by default.
The blogging blues
So I was talking to Sarah last week about my current blog funk. And I gotta say — I felt like throwing in the towel…