Category Archives: Development

Server moving woes

I never realized how difficult it is to actually move a server without anyone complaining. Sure, some would complain about down time but that can’t really be helped. And still others would complain about their email not being their or … Continue reading

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Thats it! I’m going Mac!

In the latest fun fun things my XP system has been doing, today it decided to disconnect all of my access to any form of network. That means no home network, no wireless, no direct cable connections. This, as you … Continue reading

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New hosting coming soon

I just secured a Media Temple hosting solution and will be moving sites (including this one) to them over the next few days. If you currently have a site I host and it goes down for some reason, please dont … Continue reading

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Merchant Accounts redux

This is the latest example of the “just missed it” form of luck I seem to be having lately. You see, over the last week I have decided (with some discussion with my partner in cyber-crime) to dissolve our hosting … Continue reading

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JS Development Made easy

The more I work with the Prototype and Scriptaculous library, the more I like programming. For instance, we have a fairly decent size (for me) project for a client who wants a nifty front end for their project manager. Using … Continue reading

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Form VS Function

I know the motto is “Form follows function” but really this just isn’t the way most clients think about it. I mean, we, as developers have to make the thing work. That is our number one priority. The client, more … Continue reading

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FedEx API woes resovled (finally)

For those who have asked me, and those who have commiserated with me on the difficulties of dealing with FedEx’s shipping API, I have some wonderful news. FedEx, when using their Direct XML transaction methods to ping their service, returns … Continue reading

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Learning on the job

Its not a question of “can you”, but more a question of “when can you”. I’m sure that most people would agree that having a job that you can continue learning on is a very good thing. Also, most people … Continue reading

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A place to rest my butt

I got the office chair that I am using now from the big boss (the owner of the company I work for) about 3 years ago. It’s a decent chair and I have re-padded it to make it a bit … Continue reading

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“Blah” goes the brain pan

Ugh. Today I found it damn hard to concentrate on anything. I have no energy and my allergies (im allergic to spring) are acting up so I have a nice layer of snot mist going on around me. I though … Continue reading

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