Posts tagged 'Mozilla' – Page 2

Gittip, Misunderstood

People do not understand gittip. Or, they do not understand how I use it. Worse, they think they understand it [1]. So much so, some choose to comment about it publicly.

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Remember gittip is the future? Someone commented:

"Nobody likes a beggar."

fuckoff@dfgd.com

Really? Well, I have to ...

Why I Criticize The Plone Foundation Board

TL;DR: Because I care.

As some of you can probably relate to, I've had my fair share of disagreements with the Plone Foundation Board over the years. The good news is, for the most part, it (just like the community) is staffed with very reasonable people who if ...

Top 3 "favorite" logical fallacies

I love to debate issues. The more complex, the better. I have no formal training in debate, but I wish I did. It may have better prepared me to face different personality types with varying degree of communication skill. You don't have to watch the 2012 U.S. Presidential ...

Looking for projects

With pythonpackages.com winding down, I am now actively seeking projects for Q4 2012 and beyond. I am good at:

Sorry for the blog spam

As I'm just learning Pelican, Dirkjan Ochtman pointed out that I can have "fancy" URLs via the ARTICLE_PERMALINK_STRUCTURE setting. So the blog spam you are seeing is a result of my publishing the same two articles with two different URLs (fancy and non-fancy). My apologies for the noise.

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Gittip is the future

Heard of Gittip? If not, you should know: it has a lot of people (including me) excited about the potential to make a living doing what they love. From the Gittip blog [1]:

Gittip is a system for funding people who build free culture. The core is small weekly gifts ...

Yes, this blog is now powered by Pelican

As an open source "Plone guy", I'm always prepared to defend and explain my choice to not use Plone for blogging. A couple years ago, I started using Wordpress in order to learn its feature set. I enjoyed my time with it, but after moving to wordpress.com for ...

Building Windows Installers In The Cloud

With pythonpackages.com, I want to solve real problems for people today. So here's a proof of concept for building Windows installers quickly and easily "in the cloud" (i.e. without a Windows machine local). This article is mostly about the back end, as the front end is already ...

pythonpackages.com beta launch

After 9 months of development, pythonpackages.com has grand-ceremoniously flipped the switch from alpha to beta. Here is an overview of the beta release features.

Killer GitHub integration

The workflow you may now enjoy is:

  • Login with your GitHub account
  • Select a repository that contains a Python package

One-click release ...

Adam Yauch has passed

And why it matters to tech people, like me

(I hope my tech colleagues will indulge my thoughts on the recent passing of Beastie Boy Adam Yauch.)

TL;DR: I <3 the Beastie Boys and will miss Adam Yauch; and I suspect many others in the tech world do, and ...