Monday, October 01, 2007

06:13 PM - As a follow up on my new coding inspiration

Concerning writing my own Ace updater, I think I'm gonna go the groovy direction vs. rails (or JRuby, or Ruby).... (full text)

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Saturday, September 29, 2007

Games & Gaming 10:17 PM - Call me crazy...

...but between attending some sessions at the GSS yesterday and today, and the frustration of trying to be "polite" in... (full text)

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Tuesday, August 21, 2007

10:07 AM - Found an editor that does highlighting of Unix scripting

It's even officially available from the company's OSS toolkit: Vim. Well, I use the gVim part. It did help me... (full text)

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Monday, August 20, 2007

04:32 PM - Shell scripting question

I'm fully not expecting this to get answered, but I figured it's worth a try. Is there a tool that... (full text)

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Monday, August 13, 2007

Life 11:05 AM - Whoa, I do exist and can post other than links

So, I didn't end up buying a new mobo/cpu. Wasn't worth the ~$20 or less in savings to scramble to... (full text)

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Thursday, August 09, 2007

Fun stuff 12:54 PM - Awesome bad-haps-in-IT site

Courtesy of my dad linking their latest article, I bring you Worse Than Failure. Some of 'em (see the "Error'd"... (full text)

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Friday, August 03, 2007

08:57 AM - Motherboard/CPU question

I've noticed that the weakest link for my comp is the motherboard/CPU. I've got some old AMD with a 1.3GHz... (full text)

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Wednesday, August 01, 2007

10:08 AM - No WPA for the DS Lite

So, even though I don't yet have any games for the DS that play over the intarwebs, I figured I'd... (full text)

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Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Internet 04:35 PM - Quick question for anyone using the meebo repeater

So... how do you deal with the fact that (a) one's home IP changes regularly unless one pays through the... (full text)

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Thursday, January 25, 2007

02:43 PM - PSA for those stuck using Java 1.3

Since I about tore my hair out before I found this... if you find yourself requiring the use of the... (full text)

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Wednesday, July 26, 2006

This site 08:48 AM - Reason for lack of posting

Besides the fact that for a while I had nothing to say, and our power was out for 3 full... (full text)

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Monday, April 10, 2006

Games & Gaming Life 03:07 PM - Another set of random thoughts rattling around in my head

Our cat Zephyr has good taste in bedding. I'd washed a bunch of my lingeree (robes, slips, nightgowns, etc.) and... (full text)

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Thursday, March 30, 2006

Life 11:30 PM - Random thoughts for the day

I got a compliment on my hair from a complete stranger at work today. Hers wasn't even a face I'd... (full text)

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This site 08:30 AM - What fun it is to fix one's lazy code!

So, I've relied on the fact that my web host's PHP settings always have register globals on. I don't write... (full text)

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Monday, March 27, 2006

This site 01:31 PM - Further server changes

Well, form fields get populated correctly now. However, phpinfo still reports register globals being turned on, and things I've written... (full text)

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Sunday, March 26, 2006

This site 01:54 PM - Webhost security tightened; some stuff won't work

Our webhost was attacked with a phishing routine that takes advantage of autoglobals being on in PHP. After some version... (full text)

Tuesday, March 21, 2006

This site 06:41 AM - Database should be up for good now

I had to delete the database user that all my main site connections use, then re-add again. The user was... (full text)

Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Life Rants 11:25 AM - Argh

I fucking hate Eclipse & Tomcat sometimes. "OMG I'm so confyoooosed I dunno what to do except shit all over... (full text)

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Monday, January 30, 2006

Exercise Life 07:41 AM - Recap and stuff

Wrangling with computer towers is fun! Full size tower + nowhere to lay it down horizontally + putting in and... (full text)

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Tuesday, December 13, 2005

This site 09:42 AM - Phew, what fun

So... apparently a reseller with my my web host (Crosswinds) wasn't policing his clients' installs, and one installed b2evolution. After... (full text)

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Friday, November 04, 2005

11:32 AM - Awesome

Woot! I had to add my test page to my trusted sites zone 'cause of the security settings I have... (full text)

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Thursday, November 03, 2005

11:19 PM - Been messing around with positioning

and came up with this cute little thing. Not the foggiest idea what happens in IE or Opera; my vague... (full text)

Wednesday, November 02, 2005

This site 11:04 PM - Done, but...

I did get finished with the "remember me" stuff, but I did find a problem with what I did with... (full text)

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This site 09:01 PM - That was suspiciously easy

I'm already done with the JS to PHP change for the TypeKey stuff. Plus I did other things (specifically sign... (full text)

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This site 08:11 PM - Wish me luck...

I'm going to try to change the commenting stuff on the main site that uses Javascript into using PHP instead... (full text)

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Sunday, August 14, 2005

Life Music This site 05:04 PM - More details of this weekend

Gotta run soon, but I figured I'd update y'all with all the fun and not-so-fun activities so far. First, we... (full text)

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Friday, August 12, 2005

This site 02:23 PM - More site coding

So evidently the Perl module Weather::Underground is somehow not working here anymore. I don't know enough to really debug it;... (full text)

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09:45 AM - Happy computer!

My computer is totally hooked up now. The RAM worked fine, as I expected. I was half right about my... (full text)

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Thursday, August 11, 2005

09:20 AM - Computer is partly put together

I got the RAM in, though it caused a little trouble. In the end, I had to stack my flat... (full text)

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Monday, June 06, 2005

Life 10:50 AM - Mrrrfhatemondaysgrfldrfl

It's 10:30 Monday morning, and I still just want to crawl back in bed for a few more hours' sleep.... (full text)

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Thursday, May 05, 2005

This site 03:19 PM - Well that was fun

I just spent the last... I dunno, half hour or more upgrading to MovableType 3.16 from 3.14. I had to... (full text)

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Wednesday, March 23, 2005

This site 09:07 AM - What I've been playing with that I learned at the symposium

Okay, so I said I'd get to this next. I had started it in the last post, and decided that... (full text)

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08:07 AM - Gotta give these guys a mention

As most of you probably didn't know, I went to a Java/.NET (primarily Java, which is why members of our... (full text)

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Tuesday, February 22, 2005

This site 08:11 AM - Workaround for comments

With the way TypeKey and the new commenting works, I couldn't get the redirects after signing in and after commenting... (full text)

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Tuesday, February 15, 2005

08:45 AM - Amazon Book XML Parser

I got sick of the fact that the MTWair plugin isn't working anymore, and isn't likely to work any time... (full text)

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Thursday, December 23, 2004

This site 09:45 PM - More MovableType experimentation

I haven't done anything yet about moving to MT 3, commenting or no (please still feel free to have your... (full text)

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Tuesday, December 21, 2004

11:02 AM - Anyone know Perl?

Would anyone care to tell me why my CGI file gives me a generic Internal Server Error, with nothing showing... (full text)

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Tuesday, December 14, 2004

Life 03:37 PM - Hyooooge update

Since I have some time to break away from code testing, being that some random asshole is sucking up Oracle... (full text)

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Wednesday, December 01, 2004

This site 10:30 AM - Any Perl experts out there who know a lot about XML::Parser and/or XML syntax?

I recently found there's a problem with the stuff that generates my current and next reading lists with all the... (full text)

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Sunday, September 05, 2004

This site 01:21 AM - If you want it done right...

... do it yourself. For anyone who has had issues viewing any images I've posted on my LJ, I think... (full text)

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Wednesday, July 28, 2004

News Links 02:52 PM - Spyware remover users beware

As you might suspect, there are plenty of spyware detection and removal tools to be found on the net. As... (full text)

Friday, May 28, 2004

News Links 09:15 AM - Wonders Never Cease, or Netscape Back?

Mozilla is about to release as 1.7, so AOL has announced the release of Netscape 7.2 due out this summer.... (full text)

Tuesday, May 04, 2004

08:58 AM - Stupid IT sysadmins

Okay, just so we understand... it's pretty obvious that once a Windows exploit is made public, and there's even a... (full text)

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Tuesday, February 03, 2004

12:06 PM - Comment spam prevention

I waltzed over to the MovableType website, to see if there'd been any updates and to perhaps get around to... (full text)

Monday, February 02, 2004

08:22 AM - Firebird & Thunderbird stuff

I asked some questions about Firebird & Thunderbird on the forums, but I must have bad timing 'cause I haven't... (full text)

Thursday, January 08, 2004

10:52 AM - Glitch in the system

For some strange reason, all LJ entries starting with #65 don't work quite right. I noticed it after I'd added... (full text)

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Monday, January 05, 2004

Exercise Life 04:41 PM - Post holiday update

Once the holidays rolled around, I didn't really have much time to spend online, or when I did, I spent... (full text)

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Monday, December 01, 2003

02:30 PM - Using more than one version of IE

I always wondered if it'd be possible to run more than one version of IE at a time. With IE... (full text)

Friday, October 03, 2003

08:38 AM - Awesome "bookmarklets" in Mozilla-based browsers

While I was at Jay Allen's website looking through his archives for something else completely, I found this interesting tidbit.... (full text)

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Monday, April 07, 2003

12:33 AM - That's... odd

For some reason, I can't get to my linux box from my other machine (hell, it shouldn't even matter since... (full text)

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Tuesday, April 01, 2003

05:26 PM - HOSTS file

Small little glee, but I created a Windows HOSTS file so instead of typing IP numbers to get to MT... (full text)

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Monday, March 31, 2003

09:58 PM - New UPS

Well, we found out Friday before last what a piece of suckass crap our UPS is. It's a Belkin 525VA... (full text)

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Monday, February 03, 2003

10:36 PM - w.bloggar

Now this is what I'm talkin' about. :) I went and grabbed w.bloggar again, since it didn't work before (again,... (full text)

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10:12 PM - MozBlog and blogBuddy

After trying to use MozBlog (it installed in Netscape 7, which is a derivative of a high enough version of... (full text)

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Thursday, January 16, 2003

11:17 AM - Do they have 3 year olds doing their website or what?

I have a nomination for "least usable website EVAR!!!" And I'm not talking about people's personal websites. They can do... (full text)

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Wednesday, August 14, 2002

Interesting places 11:06 PM - Cool gadget

This is just cool: Screen Calipers... (full text)

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Wednesday, May 15, 2002

04:57 PM - Main site redesign

Well, I decided my new page design (which I was planning to put up at my Crosswinds site when I... (full text)

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Friday, April 12, 2002

12:00 AM - Crosswinds troubles

Well... a server had a fan blow out, so it overheated and lost a bunch of user files. Every file... (full text)

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