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CSS-Tricks: Taking Control of the CSS/JS that WordPress Plugins Load.

Yes please. Speed up those plugin-contaminated slow-loading installs, please.

10/31/14 • 01:16 PM • InternetProgrammingWeblogs • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Indianapolis Business Journal: The tragedy of electronic medical records.

FYI. I’ve related my experience of a year or so ago ... sitting while a physician’s attendant hunt-and-pecked information into an EHR system for 45 minutes, something I volunteered to do and could have performed in five. Afterwards, they *still* screwed up insurance/billing. 

I have a feeling this is like the current electronic accounting market. Dozens of brands of customized software, all storing info in different ways, none compatible with another. Or am I wrong?

10/31/14 • 12:38 PM • HealthProgrammingSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

TechCrunch: W3C Declares HTML5 Standard Complete.

On to 5.1.

10/28/14 • 12:41 PM • DesignInternetProgramming • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Metafilter curiousity.

When I visit Metafilter via RSS, I’m seeing a very modern redesign. Anyone else?  Looks nice.

[Later: Ah, new design when I’m logged out, old design when I’m logged in. DNS percolating changes, I assume.]

10/28/14 • 12:25 PM • DesignInternetProgrammingWeblogs • (1) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Bare Bones Software: BBEdit 11.

Automatic purchase! BBEdit still does things noone else does; I use it daily, and have for over a decade - no exaggeration. Note that I also use mine as a way to store text docs with client server specs, serial #‘s, etc. I don’t trust the modern password progs by themselves.  I like having plain text backups in multiple secure spots.

10/27/14 • 11:28 AM • AppleInternetProgrammingSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Coda 2.5 is out.

Here. It’s been my prime code editor for a while now, though I own a half-dozen.

10/16/14 • 01:40 PM • InternetPersonalProgramming • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Burce Clay: How To Use Social Meta Tags to Optimize Social Sharing.

Of interest.

10/15/14 • 01:57 PM • GoogleInternetProgrammingSocial Media • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Haeck: Dropbox Database Sync for Local Testing.

I wonder. I tried using Dropbox with Subversion (before Git really took off), and DB totally borked the SV repositories. There was no way back but to start from scratch.

10/10/14 • 04:22 PM • InternetProgrammingSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Panic: Prompt 2 SSH client for iOS.

FYI.

10/08/14 • 05:12 PM • AppleProgrammingSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Stamplay: Connect. Automate. Invent.

Interesting.

10/08/14 • 10:58 AM • InternetMobileProgramming • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Kirby 2 is here!

One of the handful of decent file-based CMSs out there. Looking forward to kicking the tires again.

10/07/14 • 11:13 AM • DesignInternetProgrammingWeblogs • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Moz/Blog: Panda 4.1 - The Devil Is in the Aggregate.

A good read, even if SEO gives you hives.

10/07/14 • 10:25 AM • DesignGoogleInternetProgramming • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

EllisLab Blog: Your Favorite PHP Framework, CodeIgniter, Has a New Home.

Just FYI.

10/06/14 • 04:25 PM • Expression EngineProgramming • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

AdamHyde.net: Whats Wrong with Markdown.

As I’ve said before, try teaching a client [used to WYSIWYG editors] how to use Markdown. For a programmer it is simple to implement. But to do so is ignoring the broader user base.

10/03/14 • 01:00 PM • DesignInternetProgramming • (5) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Macworld:  Shell ‘Shellshock’ flaw opens OS X, Linux, more to attack, called ‘bigger than Heartbleed

Akamai security researcher Stephane Chazelas has discovered a devastating flaw in the Unix Bash shell, leaving Linux machines, OS X machines, routers, older IoT devices, and more vulnerable to attack.

09/25/14 • 02:24 PM • AppleInternetProgrammingSecuritySoftware • (3) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

SERoundtable: Google Says Rich Snippets Generally Not For Your Home Page.

No, review rich snippets should only be used in cases where ‘the main topic of the page needs to be about a specific product or service.’

09/24/14 • 04:36 PM • GoogleInternetProgramming • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Metafilter: “remove line breaks? where have you been all my life!”

Welcome to TextMechanic.com!

09/18/14 • 09:06 AM • BooksProgrammingSoftwareWeblogs • (1) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

SERoundtable: Bing On URL Keyword Stuffing Spam.

Of interest.

09/17/14 • 11:08 AM • InternetMicrosoftProgramming • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

CTRL+ClickCast: Perch CMS with Drew McLellan.

I like Perch very much. Not for my blogging uses, but for limited client sites.  Haven’t had time to listen yet, but I will.

09/04/14 • 02:05 PM • PodcastsProgrammingSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Github/StackExchange: blackbox.

GPG encrypt and ‘hide’ things in Git.

09/03/14 • 01:34 PM • InternetProgramming • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Designer News: What do you think about Semplice, the new WordPress based portfolio CMS?

Worthy not for the actual subject of the post, but for the various takedowns of WordPress.

09/03/14 • 01:18 PM • ProgrammingSoftwareWeblogs • (1) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

PHP 5.6.0 released.

Of note.

08/28/14 • 02:53 PM • InternetProgrammingSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Designer News: How much time do you guys need to complete a 10 page website?

The comments.  Surprised noone’s responded to the ‘guys’ thing yet.

08/26/14 • 12:18 PM • DesignInternetProgrammingSmall Business • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Writefully: Turn a Github Repo into a CMS.

Of interest.

08/25/14 • 12:21 PM • ProgrammingWeblogs • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Mashable: Popular Email App Mailbox Launches for Desktop, Adds Support for Drafts.

Hmmmph. I’ve stopped jerking my knee for every ‘miracle’ mailbox app that gets boostered on the software sites. I liked Sparrow a lot, but it still wasn’t very efficient. I’ve shelved Postbox, Airmail, Apple Mail, Outlook, others. Wasted enough good pocket change. Currently I’m using Mailplane 3.

Gmail has been too slow for too long. I’m in the process of moving to Fastmail, which will deprecate Mailplane. Not sure what I’ll use to check Fastmail other than the lovely clean web app. I’ll update you on my impressions and progress when I have time.

08/19/14 • 03:50 PM • PersonalProgramming • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks
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