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I can hit RabbitMQ fine from local but when I try from remote it does not work

I’ve run into this now a couple of times. The cause may be from the (sometimes) default binding to 127.0.0.1 in the rabbitmq-env.conf file. Update the file, changing the value of NODE _ IP _ ADDRESS to 0.0.0.0 which will bind it to all IP addresses…

Where is Dan?

I spread this news on Twitter and Facebook months ago but thought it was about time to do the same thing here. Wednesday, May 1st was my last day as an employee of Telligent . I worked for Telligent for over six years and I loved every minute of it…

Outsourcing your Blog engine’s functionality

[ NOTE: I wrote this blog post over 2 years ago and recently found it in my Windows Live Writer drafts. I must have saved it to come back later and do some editing but forgot about it. It seems to be fairly up to date so I’m hitting the Publish…

Please help us spammers

Isn’t it cute that the same spammers who were leaving spam comments on my blog(s) with links to their sites no more than a couple of months ago are now sending me emails asking me to remove those links. We have recently been penalized by Google…

My First Bike Part I

My First Bike Part I

Yesterday I posted about going to Cincinnati’s Queen City Mods and Rockers event and that might have seemed to come right out of left field for many of my long time friends and followers. Here is the back story. About this time last year I was bitten…

Queen City Mods and Rockers Rally 2012

Cincinnati’s inaugural Queen City Mods and Rockers rally was a success! It was made up of several events including a pre-pre-party on Thursday night at C&D bar in Northside, a pre-party Friday night at Motr Pub on Main Street, Cars and Coffee at…

CAPTCHA for your Telligent Evolution 6.0+ site

Need CAPTCHA for your Telligent Community 6.0+ site? Adam Seabridge of Building Blocks has you covered: Computer Says No – a CAPTCHA for Telligent Community 6.0

Updating my YouTube widget to auto load first video

A little over two years ago (wow time sure flies) I posted the details of the YouTube widget I use on my home page: Add a YouTube widget to any web site with jQuery . Recently I was persuaded to update the widget to auto load the first video and…

Six steps to getting a blog author’s attention when asking for help

I get a couple questions a week through my blog’s comments or contact page similar to this: “I love the Flickr widget, but how can I get it to [ … do something custom… ] ?” I try to answer as many questions as possible but between work and family…

I’m a sucker for a free glass

I’m a sucker for a free glass

Some old friends and I met up last night for the first time in way-too-long to catch up, tell stories, get a little loud, and generally have a good time over a few beers. We lucked out by choosing a meeting spot that happened to be hosting a…