Site moving

March 9, 2014, 10:09 p.m.

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Site migration

Nov. 9, 2011, 9:33 p.m.

I decided to move to web hosting on a VPS instead of shared hosting. Having root on the box gives me some latitude for some projects I plan on working on. After switching to a development role, I sort of missed server administration as well.

If you have a ...

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Another seamless upgrade

Sept. 5, 2011, 5:27 p.m.

Switching to the latest version of Django was as easy as it could have possibly been.

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Feed Sponge v1.4.7 or Two year old bugs, dim screens and you - a cautionary tale.

March 11, 2011, 11:38 p.m.

I discovered this Android bug and its workaround when I first created Feed Sponge:
Bug ID 2059
That isn't my bug report dated February 2009, but I had the same issue on my brand new Incredible in 2010. Today on March 3 2011 the bug persists as does ...

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Feed Sponge v1.4.6

March 7, 2011, 7:02 p.m.

Minor upgrade to The Sponge. This version sees the addition of support for some podcast hosts that use HTTP load balancing to deliver their media files. There is also a more aggressive cleaning algorithm for expired and erroneous episodes from the episode list. I also found and fixed the bug ...

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GDocShop released

Feb. 27, 2011, 7:49 a.m.

I was dissatisfied with the lack of shopping list applications that were cross platform, could share the list with many users, and learned the isle order of the store based on your trips. I also really just wanted to play around with Google App Engine hosted Java.


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Feed Sponge v1.4.4

Jan. 27, 2011, 8:36 p.m.

Version 1.4.4 of Feed Sponge sees the addition of OPML backup to the local SD Card. This feature allows you to restore your subscription list after re-flashing your phone's firmware or when you upgrade to a new handset. You just have to move the SD Card (at least initially) to ...

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Feed Sponge v1.4.3

Jan. 20, 2011, 10:20 p.m.

The biggest change this time around was a major refactoring of the playback. The new method has split all of the playback into a service and made the GUI elements of playback completely optional except in the obvious case of Video playback. The result is a much more reliable Next ...

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Feed Sponge v1.3.8

Dec. 27, 2010, 7:59 p.m.

I took some time over the Holidays to put together a new release of The Sponge.

Highlights of this release include an ongoing notification for playback, the ability to disable the Next feature, a per-feed setting to force audio or video mode, and a couple of bug fixes.

Among ...

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Sheevaplug Debian Squeeze NAND installation 2.0

Dec. 13, 2010, 5:49 p.m.

I decided to do a kernel upgrade and clean install on my Sheevaplug. I thought my guide could use a touch-up at the same time.

If you followed the first guide to the letter, have a working squeeze install, and just need to touch up your kernel: skip to ...

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