New Site, Again

Posted Sun 19 January 2014 18:56 under category meta

Hello dear readers. If you can see this, then it means the new, redesigned is up and running. I got tired of dealing with WordPress vulnerabilities regularly, and was somewhat embarassed to have a site running on PHP. After all, there isn't actually any dynamic content here, so why bother?

The site is now a bunch of Markdown files compiled into HTML using the Pelican framework.

Major wins:

  • Much faster, since it's just static HTML
  • Back to being standards-compliant HTML5
  • Behaves sanely on mobile, for the first time ever (thanks Bootstrap!).
  • Better Atom and RSS feeds (although they're at a new url...)
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Redesign!

Posted Sun 04 October 2009 22:59 under category meta

Hello gentle readers... You may be surprised to notice that this website has had a redesign. I was on earlier and noticed that Srini's Fluid-Blue WordPress theme had been updated to F2, which is newer and shinier. So, of course, I had to install the new one and redo my customizations of colors and such. And once I'd done that, it was really worth my time to do some additional customization, like adding a Google Custom Search box. Ayuh.

You also might have noticed the new logo. Yes, I know, it's not very good. Oh well. If ...

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WordPress 2.8.1

Posted Sun 12 July 2009 15:04 under category meta

Just in case anybody cares, I've upgraded the site to the latest and greatest (WordPress version 2.8.1). No user action is required at this time.

Also, the code behind the blog is now valid HTML5, and there's a Google Friend Connect widget so you can participate in discussions without creating yet another account (woo!).

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Code

Posted Sun 03 May 2009 16:52 under category meta

If you were to examine the Code section of this website, you would find that it now contains actual, real live content. Amazing!

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WordPress 2.7.1

Posted Tue 10 February 2009 16:29 under category meta

WordPress 2.7.1 has been released1. And I'm sure that you, my loyal cadre of imaginary readers, will be glad to know that I've upgraded. :-)


  1. http://wordpress.org/development/2009/02/wordpress-271/ 

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Long Day

Posted Wed 14 January 2009 22:51 under category personal

NCFTA Demo Site

I just had a fun day. For some value of fun, at least. I spent most of the day fighting with CMSs for the Narrows Center for the Arts, which is considering moving away from their antiquated website that some guy hacked together for them. I mean, not that tables-based layouts aren't still cool and all. Oh wait, they're not. So I was playing with Joomla and Drupal to see if I could cobble together something slightly less ugly. I ended up spending most of the day withing with Drupal, the Drupal Content Construction Kit, and Contemplate ...

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