Posts Tagged ‘WordPress’
Thus is the danger of over-automating your life. I long-ago configured
So now we’re back up and running with a new and improved spam filter.
Despite my somewhat lacksidasical updating of Nephandus, my tiny handful of posts has gathered some 1,288 comments, of which perhaps 5 – charitably – are actually worthwhile.
The others are spam. All of them. (more…)
Most of the blogging I’ve done in the past has been political and thus I really haven’t had an opportunity to try to post much in the way of source code in a blog. Once I got Nephandus up and running on WordPress, however, I thought I’d have a shot at it and thus posted a short article on my experiences with C#’s serialization quirks.
To illustrate a specific point I included a brief snippet of C# code which WordPress promptly turned into an illegible mess. The web is a notoriously difficult place to display source code and thus I set off in search of a WordPress plug-in that would allow me to do so without too much thought. Several days, a dozen plug-ins, and a string of curse words that would make a sailor blush with shame,
There is no shortage of syntax highlighting plug-ins available, but the support for their instantiation is practically non-existent. Nephandus is running a number of plug-ins, none of which required much more than a few mouse-clicks to install and configure yet this particular task proved more difficult and involved than anything else I’ve done with WordPress.
The more I thought about this frustration the more I realized that this is an ongoing problem in the software development industry. (more…)
I am not sure why anyone would want to write a blog post from their phone but if that sounds fun to you there’s apparently an Android app for that. (more…)