Pantheon, long known as a platform provider for Drupal hosting, has now added official support for WordPress, as well. Pantheon provides a scalable web platform with devops-friendly dashboards and tools for deployment and management. The first and most obvious thing we did was ensure the platform was WordPress-friendly. This is the only piece of work that wasn’t on our roadmap already, but luckily it wasn’t very hard. The requirements for running Drupal vs. WordPress are … Continue reading
These sources of completely free-for-use images are better than I expected. /ht wptavern.com
13 Sources For Free Public Domain and CC0-Licensed Images
Well, *this* might be dangerous to our pocketbook. It might be a good thing that our house doesn’t have room for a whole lot of extra stuff right now…
IKEA Hackers – Clever ideas and hacks for your IKEA
Spacebrew allows you to connect multiple client nodes via websockets to create realtime interactions. There are libraries available for connecting Arduino/Processing devices.
This could be useful for APIs where generating data is expensive, but consuming the data must happen quickly.
HttpMemcModule – Nginx Community
I recently ran across an issue that I was previously unaware of, so other developers could run into it as well. I was having problems with a plugin, which started misbehaving. The plugin had previously worked fine (it generates a sidebar widget), and I wasn’t actively working on my site, so I wasn’t really sure when it had quit working. In the course of debugging the problem, I discovered that the plugin was throwing warnings … Continue reading
Lifehacker’s new personal finance sub-blog. Must revisit.
Two Cents – Hacking your finances one cent at a time
Find the closest Google Fonts match for some other font.
Whats the Closest Google Font?
I had this problem — apps kept prompting me for access to the Local Items keychain, then not remembering it. This fixed it for me.
OS X Mavericks v10.9.1: Repeated prompts to unlock “Local Items” keychain
Chompy the dinosaur guards our wifi.