March, 2011

  1. Around the web

    Re: Hackers bypass .htaccess security by using GETS rather than GET – Interesting. I don’t know of many apps relying on 401 auth in .htaccess these days, but it’s still good to know about this. (thanks Dougal) You Are Solving The Wrong Problem Aza on Design – great food for thought here. (thanks John) Why…

  2. SxSW WordPress Business Panel Audio

    The audio is now online from the WordPress business panel I participated in at SxSW 2011.1 I talk quite a bit about Crowd Favorite and running a WordPress development business in the first 15 minutes or so, then chime in here and there throughout the rest of the hour. My thanks to Shane for putting…

  3. Carrington Build and Business Theme 1.1.1

    Sadly we weren’t able to avoid the .1 release for Carrington Build and the Carrington Business theme this time around. Version 1.1.1 is now available for each, fixing a variety of minor issues and cleaning up a few of the new features. As this does fix some bugs, it is a recommended upgrade for all…

  4. iPad Guest Mode

    With the addition of an 11″ MacBook Air to my travel arsenal, my primary use for my iPad is as an around the house machine. Specifically, I find it best to have it hanging around in a living space where I can use it to quickly get information. Sometimes I use an app, sometimes the…

  5. Around the web

    Parenting, Data & Outcomes Johns Blog – “In that way, parenting is sort of like trying to operate a startup. You never have nearly the information you need to make decisions; and lots of times when youre trying to make certain decisions you not only dont even understand the implications of what youre deciding, but…

  6. Free Stuff at SxSW

    SxSW is always a bit of a break from reality. For one thing we are offered free stuff all the time. Have a t-shirt, here’s a sticker, free food, free drinks, please take this stuff! It’s amusing to watch companies competing so hard to give you stuff for free. The assault is intense and we…

  7. Carrington Build 1.1 & Carrington Business 1.1 Released

    I’m very pleased to announce that we have released version 1.1 of Carrington Build and our Carrington Business theme for WordPress. Carrington Build is our drag and drop layout tool for WordPress themes, it is included in our Carrington Business theme. Carrington Build has been a great product for us. We’re building bigger and bigger…

  8. Friends

    I love my friends Dave and Michael. And I love that Michael follows Dave. Serendipity or response?

  9. Speaking About WordPress at SxSWi

    At SxSWi this year I’ll be joining Shane Pearlman, Brandon Jones and Sonia Simone on a panel entitled Making Money with WordPress (Without Working at Automattic).1 We’ll be on stage bright and early at 9:30am on Sunday. Get coffee on the way. I think it will be a pretty interesting discussion. We’ve got the major…

  10. The Android OS Update Problem

    The reasons that Android phones are either slow to get system updates, or fail to get them entirely are pretty clear. The process of getting an update ready to push to a handset is decidedly non-trivial: Google creates, tests and releases a system update. Handset manufacturers take the system update and apply their vendo-specific tweaks…

  11. Around the web

    The Coming Mobile Data Apocalypse – I talked to Steve about this a week ago and blogged about it over a year ago. Consumption and supply are trending in opposite directions. ignore the code: Multitasking – “For example, right now, Im typing this text in Notational Velocity, and Im looking at the New York Times…

  12. MsgFiler Available in Mac AppStore

    MsgFiler, Adam’s essential app for Mail.app users is now available in the app store. Do yourself a favor, go buy it now, then come back to read the rest of this. I’m a huge fan of MsgFiler and have been using it since 2006. I honestly can’t imagine using Mail without it. It allows you…