On Monday I finally took possession of the berbs.net domain name from Jace Herring at Bloghosts, who will officially shut down their web servers on Saturday. Last week I was convinced that my domain was gone for good after reading that the 19 year old Jace is now apparently a drug addict. Because of that, […]
Casey and I would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas. Continue reading for our Christmas letter!
Recently, I’ve been listening to a lot of different audio programs while programming at work. Apparently, I need a little change of pace from the usual music and radio programs that I listen to. Some of the streamed audio programs I’ve been catching up on include some from NPR: Brain Brew, Car Talk, and The […]
I’ve been getting InfoWorld magazine for several years now, and have grown to respect the opinion of their columnists and reviews. For this reason, I was happy to see #18 in their article titled The Top 20 IT Mistakes: Underestimating PHP. “Serious” programmers have long dismissed PHP as the “Visual Basic” of the web, meaning […]
Well, I think I can safely say that winter is here to stay in Grand Forks. We got about 2 1/2 inches of snow yesterday alone, and it was the wet sticky stuff, not the light fluffy kind we got last week. Casey and I have already shoveled snow three times, which means that we’ll […]
One month ago today, I found out that my web hosting provider, Bloghosts, suffered a catastrophic loss of data, which they claim may have been intentional. Because, of this, they are closing for business as of January 1st, 2005. I have to say that in the year they have been hosting this weblog, Bloghosts has […]
I’ve been a bad blogger! I just realized that today is exactly one month since my last post here. Needless to day, I’m still alive. Looking back, November was pretty busy, although I didn’t realize it as it was happening. Here’s a quick summary of what I was up to: Developing a major web-based application […]