So, I’m late to the party, apparently, but if you’re trying to get a web service and a RESTful API setup in quick order, Ruby On Rails may well be your best bet. There’s a lot of things that it does well, and quickly, but getting out of your way is not one of them. […]
Or why my next desktop may well be a Linux PC. Let me start this by saying that I’ve been a Mac user since I was 4 years old. In 1984, my dad brought home a Macintosh. A while later, we upgraded it to be a Mac Plus. This started a trend, and there’s a […]
WordPress is failing me. Something has changed recently, and I’ve not had time to figure out what, but wp-cron is no longer running and posts that are scheduled aren’t getting through. I’d thought this was isolated to my photoblog, but now the other blogs I oversee are all having the same issues. Bah. I’d hacked […]
And so begins a new adventure, and my first foray into the private sector.
Today is my last day working for North Carolina State University. I’ve had a lot of fun over the last five years, and I’ve learned a lot about the profession of systems administration from my coworkers here. There are lessons about operating at scale that you can’t learn other than by doing. My new position […]