Monthly Archives: January 2006

SPIP – a content management system

I’ve known about SPIP for some time; but never evaluated it because it was only available in the original French version. By chance, I noticed that it’s mushroomed into many language versions now, including English, thankfully. Plus, they operate a

Posted in Blog Tools, WordPress

JSCalc – Firefox calculator bookmarklet

Gosh, this is a cool little popup calculator by The Man in Blue: JSCalc. Just remember to enable Javascript for themaninblue.com (if like me you have the NoScript extension) to allow it to do its work.

Posted in FireFox, Web Apps

Noodles sticking to server walls … WP.com performance

Noodles? Sticking to server walls? So this is where my blog is hosted … in a place where noodles are thrown against poor old servers! 😀 Right now we’re in noodle mode, throwing things against the server walls and seeing

Posted in QOTD

Serendipity Review by Perun

Perun checks out the Serendipity weblog software (you need to be able to read German). Serendipity is one of the few blog apps I keep updated via subversion on my local machine. It’s an interesting piece of software – but

Posted in Blog Tools

Tolerance of Stupid Questions

… and smart people can’t stand stupid questions, whereas newbies can’t do without them. Vishnu Vyas: Why Lisp?

Posted in QOTD

My Essential Tools List

After the last Windows re-install on the laptop, I decided to stay mean and lean and only install software I consider absolutely essential. I started keeping a list, as I hauled my favourite apps onto the hard drive; and thought

Posted in Software

Phenomenal Speed

I don’t know what switches they pulled here at wordpress.com … but the lags of the past few weeks are gone. I’ve got blistering speed now, and it feels awesome.

Posted in Wordpress.com