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Tuesday, October 12, 2010 - 9:42am

The Good News: my paper "Mashups for course websites with Yahoo! Pipes" was accepted to the MAA Session on Harnessing Mobile Communication Devices and Online Communication Tools for Mathematics Education to be held at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in January in New Orleans. It will be good to see talks in the same session by Frank Wattenberg and Klay Kruczek, both of whom I've worked with/learned from in the past.

Dumping a WordPress site

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 - 2:02pm

I had a WordPress blog set up at my last job, and it's definitely fun to run a dynamic website. But once I left I didn't feel like maintaining it (in particular, watching for crackers and comment spammers), so I decided to make it static. It's definitely doable with a little with a little MySQL- and unix-fu.

Drupal progress

Friday, July 18, 2008 - 11:36am

I haven't been blogging about anything too interesting lately because I've been so busy tinkering with the website itself. I'm using drupal now because I was looking for something less bloggy and more content management system-y than WordPress. (At some point I have to figure out how to get my old WP blog into here, but not today...)

Debug CSS within your browser

Monday, July 14, 2008 - 4:05pm

While setting up my site I discovered the View formatted source extension for Firefox. What a killer extension when you're tweaking the styling of a site!