Archive for May, 2008

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Posted On: 2008 / 05 / 29

Reddit is a cool site to know what's currently hot, interesting or funny on the web. (For the record, I also use a lot del.icio.us/popular and don't like Digg for a number of reasons like stupid captchas, cumbersome submit procedure or site slower than acceptable) But the true value of Reddit (and yet another point […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2008 / 05 / 27

WordPress 2.6 will implement a potentially very cool feature: Google Gears. Here is what you get to see after you click on a catchy "Speed up!" link in WordPress 2.6 … Basically, Google Gears is a browser addon that stores on your local computer some files, allowing for quicker (as in "immediate") access. Those files […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2008 / 05 / 22

I'll be having a job interview in another company next week, so I'm googling a bit about the manager who will interview me…. Got some hits in Google… Has a website… Hey cool, it's a WordPress blog… Having a look at his wp-content/plugins directory… OK, he's using a plugin I wrote. Things looking fine so […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2008 / 05 / 20

Widgetized Dashboard: this very efficient plugin allows you to populate your Dashboard with the widgets you want, all the widgets you want, and just the widgets you want, just like sidebar widgets. Remove the "Plugins" widget? Add any RSS feed you like? You name it. In my early WordPress 2.5 review a few weeks before […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2008 / 05 / 19

I love logos + I love geek humor = This is excellent and I love it.[...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2008 / 05 / 19

"Powered by a blogging system that's not as good as WordPress but still tries really hard", where the "tries really hard" part links to Sixapart's Movable Type. This trollicious caption can be found on Penguin.SWF, the Adobe blog that tracks development status of the Linux flavor of Adobe‚Äôs Flash Player. Being the biased WP user […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2008 / 05 / 16

I've updated my Projects page, which was missing quite some works. It should now be up to date with all the stuff I've coded in the past few years. Hey, this page is starting to give me a little warm feeling of pride ;)[...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2008 / 05 / 16

My most popular stuff on del.icio.us just got past 1000 bookmarks, and my feed reader count is now just above 500. I love you all![...] → Read more

Two months ago, I wrote an article about per-user admin color schemes that WordPress 2.5 brought in its bag of new features. A few days laters, I received an email from COLOURlovers' chief lover, Darius, letting me know about the API they were about to release (and did released since, of course) At this time, […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2008 / 05 / 11

If you're a WordPress freelancer, or if you are just looking for some pocket change earned thanks to your WordPress hacking skills, how are you supposed to get some homework to do? How to find your daily WordPress job? The mandatory thing to do is to subscribe to the wp-pro mailing list. A few times […][...] → Read more