Category: This Blog

  • Starting a Blog? Think XML!

    I recently found an old cd-r in a box that had a backup of my original blog that I started in 2004 at (now defunct). I thought it would be a great idea to use XML files for blog entries (🤦🏻‍♂️)! Of course this became a huge pain to manage. I eventually coded up my own rudimentary […]

  • 2011 in review

    The data team at Automattic are wizards. Actual wizards that know magic! Check out the annual review for The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: Madison Square Garden can seat 20,000 people for a concert. This blog was viewed about 64,000 times in 2011. If […]

  • 2010 Blog in Review

    Looks like I should post on Android development more often! The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers About 3 million people visit the Taj Mahal every year. This blog was viewed […]

  • New Design

    As you can see, I’m working on a new design. There’s a lot to fix still, so it’ll be messy for a few days! -d

  • – iPhone Compatible

    For a fun little project I made an iPhone optimized version of my blog. You can now visit from an iPhone and get a cool interface for viewing my latest posts or flickr photos. I really liked how looked so I borrowed some of their code and then integrated it with wordpress. It […]

  • Get Pumped for LOST Season 3!

    Came across a great video on youtube that makes me hunger for season 3 of LOST! Check it out and become even more confused… ps I also changed up the look of the site a bit, using an image from a wheat field that I took on a trip to Eastern Washington.

  • Easter Egg

    I was bored so I added a hidden easter egg to the site today. See if you can find it! And hey no looking at the source, you hackers!

  • To WordPress!

    Over the last week I have been working on getting all of my old data over to WordPress, a very handy dandy blogging tool that has many awesome features. I don’t really feel like coding my own stuff for the blog anymore due to lack of time, and also I feel that I’ve got a […]

  • Wallpapers

    I’m going to start adding some wallpapers that I’ve created to the gallery. I have quite a few to upload and I just need to find them on my hard drive. 😉 My first one is of the Christmas variety. Click here to visit the gallery.

  • Smileys!

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