Posts Tagged ‘Programming’

Posted in Blog on January 6, 2010

Friend’s new blog

A good friend of mine started a new blog on Math and Programming related topics. She has an interest in Ruby development, especially with an abstract algebra / math focus, so if you’re interested in either Ruby or Mathematics, I’m sure there will be posts there which you will f ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on April 13, 2008

Finally updated my website!

It’s been a long time in the coming, but I have finally updated my website. I’ve still got a couple pieces to finish porting to the new design, namely the photo and code galleries, and a couple things I need to build still but for the most part it’s now live. The main cha ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on December 27, 2007

Useful Javascript OO pattern

I’ve spent the majority of the day (and a good chunk of the evening) refactoring the HTML, CSS, JS, and PHP for the Yahoo! Web Messenger products (we are known internally as the “Eden Team“). Being that all but one of our products (the messenger inside Yahoo! Mail, which ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on December 26, 2007

Yahoo! Search for Safari plugin

Today I went in search of a basic plugin which switched the search provider for Safari 3 to use Yahoo! Search. I found a number of different SIMBL plugins, but all of them did a lot more than I wanted and/or were unstable. AcidSearch is unstable currently and also adds two menu items into ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on December 8, 2007

You are what you read?

A friend recently made the statement to me “you can learn a lot about a person by what they read”. Not quite believing in that premise, I decided today to round up the books I have read or are currently am reading over the past year. Surprisingly, I have more (at least) partial ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on July 16, 2007

Catching Up #2

So, in the spirit of catching the world back up with what’s been keeping me busy, here comes post #2 on the subject. As you might have gathered by my last post (assuming you looked at the photos, which you did do, right?) my interest in photography has improved immensely. It’s ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on June 25, 2006

PHP interface to Picasa Web Albums

Got bored this weekend and decided to play around with Picasa Web Albums. After a little poking around, found the protocol was pretty basic and decided to see what could be done with it. The first thing I decided to do was to reimplement the “client side” functionality. Using t ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on April 16, 2006

‘Writing Your Own PHP Extensions: How & Why ...

This year I will be speaking at a bit larger of a conference than last year. I was invited to speak at the O’Reilly Open Source Convention in Portland at the end of July. Looking at the topics list, it is sure to be a fantastic conference again this year. My talk is entitled “W ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on July 19, 2005

Heading back to Europe for IPC 2005 Fall Edition

Just got confirmation that I will be heading back to Europe this fall for the International PHP Conference 2005 Fall Edition. This time it will be held in Frankfurt, Germany at the beautiful NH Hotel (or so I heard). I’ll post more information as soon as I get a speaking schedule (lo ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on July 17, 2005

Pushed the limits a bit further w/ Google Maps

This weekend I spent a little time learning the inside and out of Google Maps (both API and the main site). Along the way I learned lots of valuable information about Google’s new service. Part of that can be seen here: Right ... Continue Reading