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I am a writer (depending on your definition)

I am no Mike Gunderloy, but ... In addition to my nearly daily writing for this blog(1), I have also done some writing and technical reviewing for a couple of publishers over the last year. Though I'm not ready to commit to anything yet until I...


I really like WatiN

Over the last couple of months we've talked about the need to get some UI testing in place for some of the projects that I work on daily. I considered Selenium and spent a little time looking at Watir. As I started getting into Watir I realized...


Recovery in Enterprise, AL

With this morning's news reporting yesterday's destruction in Enterprise, Alabama the rest of us are left praying for those dead and injured and their families. A guy I was stationed with in Ansbach, Germany, Jason Chadwick, was from Enterprise. I...


WhatIWantMost: New Look to go with New Logo

A couple of nights ago I added the new logo to the site. The logo looked so good it made the rest of the site look terrible. I had to spend the last two nights bringing everything else up to snuff. Here is a screenshot that I took of my previous...


Telligenti Pet Projects

Recently several Telligenti have publicly, though maybe not officially, discussed side projects that they are working on/have worked on. I wanted to take a minute to point out a few of the ones that I know of just to make the point that not only...


I finally implemented CAPTCHA

I get about 50 spam comments a day. The built-in spam rules along with the Akismet mod do a great job of catching 98% of the spam comments. One or two a day tend to sneak through, but it isn't a big deal to manually delete those. I tend to get one...


WhatIWantMost: SVN and Continuous Build

There comes in a time in a pet project's life when it's time to decide whether to cut bait or keep trolling. If the decision is to keep on keepin' on then that project needs to find some Source Control love and find its way into the Continuous...


WhatIWantMost: The Web 2.0 Logo

I put together my own take on a Web 2.0 logo using the Web 2.0 Webdesign Tutorials on the Dr. Web Weblog. Of course part of doing the exercise is to poke humor at Web 2.0 design, but I also think that I might have come up with a clever little...


The customer is not always right

Or a better title may be "Sometimes the customer really doesn't know what he/she wants". I was looking through some old project files over the weekend, looking for some code examples. I came across an ecommerce project that Chad and I had...


So what is Community Server?

For my family members who faithfully read my blog (Hi Mom!) though they have no idea what I'm writing about most of the time I present you with this excellent short description of Community Server by Design MeltDown (via Jon Broom) along with some...