Archive for June, 2008
One of the guiding principles I have lived by the came from my middle school swimming coach. He told us: Don’t do more work than you have to. On first glance, it doesn’t seem to be very good advice. However when you realize that what he was getting at was we shouldn’t waste energy on [...]
I’m currently out for the weekend, brother’s graduated high school! When I get back I’ve got some updates for the hierarchical data post, and should have a post ready on using rsync and phing for remote deployment.
So I now have spent about 10 hours on Plurk. About an hour of those 10 I spent OFF the service. It is officially addicting.
So whurley pointed me towards plurk earlier today. Naturally I join because (a) I’m a natural sucker, and (b) being a geek I join just about every service to check it out. To give a brief rundown, plurk is another microblogging service just like twitter only it focuses on the social networking aspect a bit [...]
I recently had fun with an all-to-common issue with SQL driven websites: hierarchical data. For those who don’t like big words, think trees. Other people have already discussed storage methods, and I would actually highly suggest you read the writeup if you haven’t already. While it is fairly straightforward to deal with, in our case [...]