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Touch-and-go Community Server 2.0 update

Whew! Just got everything working. I was getting worried that I might have to roll the site and database back to the backups I made yesterday evening before I started the conversion. It's been touch-and-go the last 18 hours (with about 4 hours of...


NewsGator 2.5 is not so bad

I previously protested the new subscription model of NewsGator and their trying to convert me from a product purchaser to a yearly subscriber. I had installed NewsGator Outlook edition on my workstation at home a couple of years ago and I really...


More Community Server fun

I previously reported on my experience installing and modding this site, built on Community Server, to meet my needs. This week I made another modification - I installed the MetaBlog API for CS 1.1 so I could post to the site using various...


First goals of each day

Rory Blyth writes: ...and even if you manage to get dressed without hurting yourself, ... It's like he is writing about me! That's is my #2 goal of the day after: #1 - get into and out of the shower without cracking my skull open


Top 10 tech jobs for 4th quarter 2005

NET Developer is firmly entrenched among the the top ten jobs with the highest demand by employers in the fourth quarter of 2005. Sweet. (via Jason Haley's Interesting Finds)


Waterfall Conference 2006

Though we (Tellus) and I have continued to adopt many tenets of Agile Development in the past, we have only recently taken on a "complete" agile method in our project development cycle. Because of that I now find this site much funnier than I...


Dayton-Cincinnati Code Camp Review / Comments / Notes

Review / Comments / Notes - Dayton Cincinnati Code Camp, Saturday January 21, 2006 You can find the schedule/presenters at the following link along with any materials, code, or examples submitted by the presenters for sharing after...


UE rule #1: Always have a Home link...

I was reminded of this last night while I was walking my wife through a short user experience review for a site we did last year - Chef's Catalog. My wife had been poking around the site for a few minutes, stopped for a bit, and asked "how do I...


Mini Opera - even on my phone !

Yesterday afternoon, Ryan, who is the biggest gadget guy I know, comes running into my office holding his cell phone out in front of him, "Opera released a browser for cell phones! It doesn't use WAP, WML, etc - it just browses HTML. On almost any...


Community Server - a brief synopsis of my experience setting up this site

As I mentioned before, this blog is actually just a small part of the entire site. This "suite" of sites also encompasses my wife's and children's blogs as well that I gave to them (along with their own domain names) as Christmas presents. I had...