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Several Approaches to Versioning Files in PHP

07/28/2009

Another problem I ran into at work recently is how to include versioned static files into a PHP frontend. Here I take a look at a couple of possible approaches, although neither of them are particularly overwhelming in their beauty, they seem to be workable.

Teaching Elementary Classes as an ALT

Teaching elementary lessons has been one of the banes of my time as an Assistant Language Teacher. It just isn't part of my job that I enjoy. Here are a few tips and thoughts about the experience.

Visually Representing Word Structures

02/10/2009

A very rough initial sketch at plotting words and word structures using Processing. At this point nothing too interesting, but hopefully I'll clean it up and use it to plot some interesting content in the near future.

How To Remotely Admin Servers Via Twitter

03/22/2009

A quick look at how I setup my server to be listen for Twitter direct messages and provide a very minimal degree of remote administration.

A Command Line Tool for Loading CouchDB Documents

12/09/2008

This is a simple command line tool, implemented in Python, which makes it easy to use JSON and Python data structures as the data-source of CouchDB documents. Handles bulk and individual submission, and has a handful of command-line options (specify hostname, port, path, etc).

Erlang Brush for SyntaxHighlighter

While adding SyntaxHighlighter support to Pitance, I went ahead and put together a very simple Erlang brush.

Epic PyObjC, Part 5: Resources and Farewell

This brief final segment of the Epic PyObjC tutorial series looks at a few statistics from the series, and also I recommend a few resources for moving forward.

Choosing Between AuditTrail and Django-Rcsfield

10/15/2008

Marty Alchin pointed me in the direction of AuditTrail, and it is a really excellent solution to versioning model data. So excellent, that after experimenting with both AuditTrail and django-rcsfield that I felt strongly compelled to go with AuditTrail despite already having a (mostly) working implementation with django-rcsfield.

Installing a Development Deployment of LifeFlow, a Django Blog Solution

Comprehensive instructions on installing and setting up a local deployment of LifeFlow (for those who are moderately in the Django know). This should be all you need to get started using LifeFlow, but I will have another entry soon detailing the little tricks and tips that make LifeFlow helpful.

Polishing Up Our Django & BOSS Search Service

07/12/2008

This is a continuation to the first entry on using Django and Yahoo's BOSS Mashup Framework, and takes our search service from something very small and ugly to something that is fairly usable.

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