I love Halloween because it makes for great parties. What makes a party
great? Costumes! This past weekend I drove up from Los Angeles to San
Jose to stay with my friend Kyle and his wife Cara. That evening we
drove up to San Francisco to attend a house party in a large four story
house in the hills. It was about the perfect size for the 100+ people in
attendance, and they hade a few top-notch local DJs spinning.
Steve Harman points out another bug in the upgrade
I feel really terrible that this one slipped through, though as far as I
can tell so far, it may be mostly cosmetic in its effect. It apparently
converts some comments to trackbacks. While this is not desirable
behavior, since we show both comments and trackbacks in the comment
section, it might not have a huge negative effect.
In the essay entitled Hold the
37signals points out the obvious fact that most surveys ask users what
features they want added to a product. They rarely ask what features
they want removed.
I would like a little cheese with that whine.
Now that 37signals have put their
book Getting Real online for
I’ve finally gotten around to start reading it. And so far, I **love
it. I think there are a lot of great lessons, reminders, ideas in here
that will help me make products I work on that much better.
Well if you’re the punk malcontent who found my wallet yesterday, you go
on a shopping spree…at Rite Aid, Vons, and Ralphs (a convenience store
and two grocery stores).
As I mentioned in my last
someone reported a bug with deleting posts in the admin tool. That
posts also describes a quick and dirty workaround.
Someone reported that they cannot delete posts in the just released
I am mortified that we do do not have a unit test for this function! To
our defense, we did start with 0% code coverage in unit tests and have
now reached 37.9% and rising!
takes the .NET focused custom search
idea one step
by grabbing a great domain
name for his search engine.
Now why didn’t I think of that! Sometimes that’s all it takes between a
search engine that will get used alot (his) and one that won’t (mine).
I’d be happy to throw my support over to his, though I’m keeping my
baby. The one key difference is I plan to leave my search engine open
for others to contribute sites. Perhaps the two will complement each
Having trouble sleeping lately. Thought I’d start an intermittent blog
series about the questions that keep me up at night.
night I went to the “World Famous Viper
Room”. Gotta respect that
their website makes sure to mention the World Famous part. I suppose
you’d have to have a real club inferiority complex to promote your club
as The In This Neighborhood Sorta Famous Viper Room.
Google just launched a
feature. You can choose sites that should be emphasized in the search
results, or even restrict search results to that list.
Here’s a little trick that I didn’t know about till
Steve told me about it.
So that’s what those other tabs in the Remote Destkop dialog are for!
Dave (a Subtext
developer) just blogged about a project template he
for creating Atlas applications using the Web Application Project
(WAP). This is wicked useful for those of us who prefer Web Application
Projects over Web Site Projects.
When I was a bright eyed bushy tailed senior in
college, I remember wading through
pages and pages of job ads in Jobtrak (which has since been absorbed