Posts in January

I’m back!

on January 23, 2010 in Personal with no comments by

I apologize to everyone who had difficulty accessing the website in recent days!

I had taken down the website to make some changes to the web server, which quickly became a major overhaul. I figured that since it was already down, I might as well do the things I had long planned.

A good portion of it is implemented now, but I’m not completely done. I’ll give it my best effort to ensure there will be little to no downtime. Once again, my apologies!

WP Flickr Background in Alpha testing

on January 20, 2010 in WordPress with 8 comments by

If you’re new to this website, you probably haven’t noticed. But the background you’re seeing is actually something new. And random. And streamed from Flickr. It’s a new plugin that I am developing for WordPress called ‘WP Flickr Background’.

A little over two weeks ago I changed my theme to Motion by 85ideas, and was intrigued by its effective use of transparencies and the background. And since I quickly get bored looking at the same thing, I thought ‘Why not make this background random’? Flickr provides millions of photos, many of them under a Creative Commons Attribution License, and this would be an excellent source for those random backgrounds. So I started coding… read more →

Yet another year!

on January 2, 2010 in Personal with 4 comments by

First of all, I’d like to wish you a Happy New Year! Those years sure come in quick succession, don’t they? Or at least they seem to be when you’re constantly busy with things.

So I have been keeping myself busy with a number of projects, some small, some big. One project has been updating my blog a bit, giving it a fresh coat of paint and tweaking a few bits and bytes. All this tweaking will give the articles some more room, because in my previous layout it seemed rather cramped. I still don’t have a logo though, so those three overlapping circles in the upper-left corner will have to do for now. read more →