Irrational Exuberance!

Proposal for Authenticating Web Callbacks

September 20, 2009 Web callbacks are a great idea, but are still lacking some conventions before they become a widespread feature for web services and APIs. One of the most important ones: how to authenticate clients registering for web callbacks?

Generating RSS feeds via BeepBeep

September 20, 2009 BeepBeep is a great little web micro-framework, which I have enjoyed working with a lot. Sometimes when dealing with micro-frameworks you end up reinventing a wheel a lot. Sometimes that might be part of the appeal, either way, here is a quick look at generating RSS feeds using BeepBeep.

How Pitance Versions Documents in CouchDB

September 17, 2009 A quick overview of how I ended up versioning templates in Pitance, requiring a bit of extra meta-data as well as creative use of the query api.

Erlang Brush for SyntaxHighlighter

September 15, 2009 While adding SyntaxHighlighter support to Pitance, I went ahead and put together a very simple Erlang brush.

Pitance: Template and Snippet Infrastructure

September 13, 2009 After several months of work, it is finally time to take the curtain off of Pitance. Pitance is an infrastructure for sharing and managing reusable templates and snippets, including a command-line client and an HTTP/JSON API.