Easiest Movable Type Upgrade Yet

Over the years I’ve used Userland Frontier, Userland Manila, Userland Radio, GreyMatter, WordPress, PHP-Nuke, PostNuke, Drupal, and have ran this blog using Movable Type for years. This upgrade was the smoothest yet, probably due to the lack of custom plugins or templates I am relying on these days. But the urge is still there to […]

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Whitehouse.gov moves to Drupal

Dries Buytaert: Whitehouse.gov using Drupal Tim O’Reilly: Thoughts on the Whitehouse.gov switch to Drupal PDF: WhiteHouse.gov Goes Drupal Content Here: Is Drupal the right platform for whitehouse.gov? I think you can trace this way back to 2004 and Howard Dean’s run for the presidency. Their team chose Drupal as the framework to leverage for their […]

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lang:groovy – extend your Spring app with scripting

The Spring Framework offers many ways to ease application development and maintenance, but one that gets my interest really going is its dynamic language support. codehaus: Dynamic language beans in Spring codehaus: Groovy and JMX raible designs: Using Dynamic Languages with Spring with Rod Johnson and Guillaume LaForge organic thoughts: Spring Meets Groovy!

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atom2rss: a poorly written Atom to RSS converter

Not to vent, but Blogspot’s default of outputting Atom and no RSS for its users gave me all sorts of headaches. A huge expense in time that that drove me away from more important matters at Philly Future. CivicSpace/Drupal’s aggregator does not handle Atom. That means if you are on Blogspot, a site like Philly […]

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