Jab2 - First Live Site

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011     #jab

One week after starting on Jab, the first live site is up and running (just).

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Jab2 - Theme Help

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011     #jab

Jab's theme support is very simple, but a reference is still required if anyone is to make any sense of it.

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Jab2 - RSS Feed

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011     #jab

A blog isn't really a blog without a feed, so Jab of course needs feed support.

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Jab2 - Theming with DarkView

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011     #jab

Inspired by tumblr's theming support, Jab gets it's own flavour of something similar.

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Jab2 - Domain to Site Mapping

Monday, January 10th, 2011     #jab

Jab can now support serving up different sites for different domains. Implementing this was easier than I thought.

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Jab2 - Article Management

Sunday, January 9th, 2011     #jab

Finally I'm starting to get to the core of any blog/cms system - the article/content editing.

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Jab2 - New Header Buttons

Sunday, January 9th, 2011     #jab

Some nice primary navigation buttons for Jab's management console.

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Jab2 - Text Editor

Sunday, January 9th, 2011     #jab

Jab now supports editing of uploaded text files. Very simple, but easier than uploading a new file every time it needs to be changed.

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Jab2 - File Management

Saturday, January 8th, 2011     #jab

Jab now has a very simple file manager. This will be used to manage resource assets like theme images, style sheets, javascript files etc...

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Jab2 - Site Management

Saturday, January 8th, 2011     #jab

Jab gets some style, a logo and some site and user management tools.

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Jab2 - Project Framework and User Login Support

Thursday, January 6th, 2011     #jab

First steps in building a tiny, simple, multi-tenant blog engine for .NET/Mono/MySQL

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Building my Own Mini Tumblr

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011     #jab

I think I should build my own blog engine/CMS... again! Sure, why not... how hard can it be? Right?

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VBoxHeadlessTray Updated for VirtualBox 4.0

Sunday, January 2nd, 2011     #vboxheadlesstray

New versions of VirtualBox keep coming thick and fast... time to update VBoxHeadlessTray again.

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Rework by 37signals

Thursday, December 16th, 2010     #bookreviews

I wasn't sure I'd get much from the book as I thought I'd heard 37 Signals say it all before. I had, but still a great book - here's why...

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Running ASP.NET under Lighttpd

Monday, November 15th, 2010     #linux

Today I looked into using Lighttpd for an ASP.NET site I'm running under mono... goodbye Apache.

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Showcase Lane

Thursday, October 21st, 2010     #general

Show Off the Things you Love with Showcase Lane - the easy way to create a beautiful online showcase and share it with the world.

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Using transactions with Mono, MySQL and Subsonic

Monday, October 4th, 2010     #linux

Oh! Distributed transaction don't work under Mono. What's the workaround?

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High Quality Image Resampling in Mono/Linux

Sunday, October 3rd, 2010     #linux

Image re-sampling with Mono's default GDI implementation is pretty poor. Luckily ImageMagick saves the day.

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Changed MAC address when moving Ubuntu between VirtualBoxes

Friday, October 1st, 2010     #general

So you've copied a virtual Ubuntu machine to a different VirtualBox host and the network doesn't work? Here's why.

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Setting up a local OpenID Provider

Thursday, September 9th, 2010     #general

How to login to an OpenID enabled site you're working on when you don't have internet access.

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