Automating Git repository setup with Capistrano
08 Dec 2008
Setting up a remote repository for Git is really easy, but who wants to type things unnecessarily? Tonight I knocked up a task for Capistrano which gitify’s your current directory then creates a remote git repository and pushes to it. It’s based...
design principles cheatsheet
10 Aug 2008
I’ve always enjoyed art and design and wasn’t too bad at it, though never quite as good as I wanted to be. For quite a while through high school I was interested in becoming an Architect hopeful that it would satisfy my...
Backpack Journal Dashboard Widget
13 Jun 2008
At work we use quite a few 37signals products to manage our internal processes and client projects, one of which is Backpack. 37signals recently introduced a new feature, Journal, for tracking what you’ve done and what you’re currently doing which we’re trying...
Blast from the past
09 Jun 2008
In an attempt to ensure that I keep this blogging lark up, I thought I would resurrect an old post I made a couple of years ago to a now defunct blog to serve as a starting point and thus I’ll revisit...
New Design, New Beginnings?
26 May 2008
Finally gotten around to updating my site to consolidate everything into one place. I spent a bit of time deciding what to do –should I just go “old school” and hand code everything, or should I write my own little blogging tool?...
A dubious first!
28 Jul 2006
Well apparently I can claim a first - for being spammed through ma.gnolia! Yes, apparently nowhere is safe from spam now. Today I received a message within ma.gnolia (the really nice bookmarking website, for those of you who don’t know) from member...
.ds_store no more (on network shares at least!)
26 Apr 2006
Nothing exciting (for most people) but I’ve just finally found an easy way to stop creating the useless .ds_store files on non-mac network shares so I’m putting the info here for my posterity. http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=301711 Open the Terminal Type: defaults write com.apple.desktopservices DSDontWriteNetworkStores...
Easier editing of TypoScript
08 Apr 2006
I’ve recently discovered TextMate from www.macromates.com - a superb text editor, previously I’ve been using TextWrangler but I’m slowly using TextMate more and more, one of it’s really great features is it’s expandability through the use of bundles. In getting to grips...
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