Category: Programming


Deploying a git Repository with rsync and Tagging

Streamline deploying a git repository using rsync and tagging.


Best TextMate “Meta” Bundle: GetBundles

  TextMate has quickly become my absolute favorite editor. It loads quickly, is endlessly extensible, and in general, stays out of your way unless you need some help.


Getting Started with iOS Web Applications: Block Best Practices

Being relatively new to building Web applications for iPhone, iPad and other Webkit/iOS browsers, I’ve been spending more and more time searching through the Apple Developer Safari Reference Library.


Enabling Flash Video (FLV) Playback on Windows IIS

Here’s another “gotcha” courtesy of Microsoft: by default, IIS doesn’t include a MIME type for Flash Video (FLV) files, resulting in a 404 Not Found error whenever you try to access the file. One...


Troubleshooting jQuery in WordPress Themes

Here’s another “oh yeah, I always forget about that” geek item. I spent a few hours today going nuts trying to figure out why the jQuery Cycle plug-in wasn’t working in a new theme...


WordPress Theme Check List/Cheat Sheet

Stefan Vervoort over at has published a great cheat sheet for developing WordPress themes. It’s available in PDF format, so as he suggests, if you build themes print it out and put it on your wall. When I’m building a WordPress theme, I always forget something along the line (when I go into “programmer mode” I get a little lazy sometimes, alright?) — this makes sure I cover off on all the elements.


How to Normalize URLs & Keep Google Happy

This is something I always (1) forget to do, and (2) forget how to do. Simply add this code (modified for your domain name, of course) to your .htaccess file. This is important to...

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