A year after the third moment of project-size zen comes the fourth, celebrating the 2.1.0 release — and my birth year! [javac] Compiling 1974 source files to /home/mquail/work/crucible/2.1/output/classes The Buddha feels bloated.
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Two meta blog posts in a row is a sure sign of a blog in peril, but I’d thought I’d give Alastair a nod regarding customizing the Sandbox theme. In brief Customize the Sandbox theme via a child theme. Use theme switcher if you want to modify and preview your theme in situ without impacting [...]
In the absence of regular blogging, I present to you this series of random updates. We will then return you to your regularly scheduled silence. Do not adjust your TV. Update: new site theme madbean.com has dutifully been wearing the same theme I whipped up when I originally installed WordPress in 2005. It had really [...]
My three year old — I mean three and a half year old — son Joshua loves everything spacey. In fact, one of his favorite cardboard boxes is the cardboard box we turned into a rocket ship. On the weekend we took that rocket out to the local cosmodrome for a test run. The following [...]
It is JavaOne time again, and I arrived in San Francisco this morning. I’m finally getting used to the 13 hour flight from Sydney to SF. I don’t know if that is a good thing. It is going to be a busy year this year. Some highlights below. If you are in San Francisco note [...]
Check out this sequence of images of a NASA shuttle being prepared for a mission. Space is still cool. (Via boing boing.)
FishEye and Clover won Jolt awards this year! FishEye in the “Change and Configuration Management” category and Clover in the “Testing Tools” category. They are “the Oscars of our industry” which — for better or for worse — is about right. But I still I have a fondness for the Jolt awards. The first time [...]
Via the teaparty: 10:49:42 PM spud: it’s finally being pooped out http://paulgraham.com/arc0.html 10:52:58 PM michael: @spud: gentlemen, start your parentheses! 10:59:10 PM spud: “Arc only supports Ascii. I realize that supporting only Ascii is uninternational to a point that’s almost offensive … But the kind of people who would be offended by that wouldn’t like [...]
So I’m off to JavaPolis 07. If you — my trusted readers — are going to be there, drop me a line or pop in to the Atlassian booth and say hello.
Apparently, WordPress is famous for its 5 minute install procedure, and claims upgrading WordPress is even easiier. And to be fair, it is a reasonably straightforward three (four?) steps: Step 0: Before You Get Started: Backup and deactivate plugins. Step 1: Replace WordPress files: Extract the new tarball over your existing installation. With special notes [...]