The new Facebook stuff is pretty cool (I’ve already rolled out Like buttons on each ReadWriteWeb article), but I cannot get the Mark Zuckerberg-as-Faceborg-King metaphor out of my head. Their intent is to be the underpinning of the social Web via their implants (erm, plugins) that will enhance our Web experience. I’m just waiting for […]
Note to self: Stay away from the PHP4/5 toggle in the Media Temple Account Center. Sorry for the broken site, everybody. We’re back now.
Today marks nine years for phpBBHacks.com, the first site for phpBB hacks/modifications and one of the sites I count as an important influence on my career on the Web. Congratulations to Patrick and his staff, past and present, for continuing to maintain a top-flight community and resource for all phpBB users.
I’m glad baseball’s back — it’s always a welcome distraction from the rigors of day-to-day life and lets me use my brain in different ways. One thing I’m particularly excited about using more this year are the PitchFX graphs at Brooks Baseball, which will blow your mind if you like statistics — graphical plots of […]
Today I tweeted an announcement of a new phpBB book — phpBB 1 Essentials. As you might expect, it was an April Fool’s joke. It wasn’t a bad one, either — pretty sure a couple people were convinced. Patrick O’Keefe, who runs phpBBHacks.com, and I have collaborated on several April Fool’s jokes over the years […]
Color schemes have been on my mind a lot lately. Contrast is King, an article in the latest A List Apart, shows you not only some cool tricks on making them but also how to make sure your schemes are not unreadable for colorblind people — and anything you can do to make your content […]