Well, everyone – I apologize. It’s funny – since I moved to North Carolina, I’ve had a hard time keeping in touch with people. When I do get time to catch up, they always mention the blog – and there I go not updating it. I’ve been so incredibly busy lately at work that I … Read more Has it been that long??
Since this is a personal blog, I thought I’d go ahead and make the domain name match as such, so today, JamesMBurke.com went live. It may take up to 72 hours for the DNS entries to resolve for you, but the site is still accessible via jbctech.com. I’ve used the jbctech.com domain for a number … Read more JamesMBurke.com
Today, I removed the phpBB forums that I had up – it was terribly underused. I also discovered that I had somewhere around 150 users, most of which were spambots that managed to create posts about various inappropriate topics. If there is a need for a forum in the future, I’ll do a better job … Read more Forums removed
I am making the move to attend my first blogger conference. On October 14, 2006, I’ll drive over to Greensboro, NC to attend ConvergeSouth 2006. I registered for the conference because I found out that Robert Scoble will be giving a talk. Robert and his wife, Maryam have just prepared their talk titled 10 Ways … Read more ConvergeSouth 2006
Back in May, I made a post called “Akismet is fantastic!" That was back when Akismet had blocked a mere 1,062 spam filled comments. Today, I’m reaching the 14,000 mark. I post about this today, because yesterday Akismet introduced a bug in their statistics update that caused over 150 of them to not be filtered … Read more Akismet revisited
Today, I installed the new Internet Explorer 7 RC1 build and quickly realized how ugly the site looked in IE7. I had used the Benevolence theme with nightlys from the WordPress CVS for quite some time – and discovered it was completely not XHTML 1.0 Strict compliant. So, I’ve decided to move up to WordPress … Read more Quick blog redesign
A few months ago, I began to receive spam comments here on my blog. At first, it was only one or two..but that quickly became ten or so per day. I decided to activate the built-in Akismet plugin for WordPress, and it turns out to have been one of the best decisions I’ve made. This … Read more Akismet is fantastic!
Sorry for the lack of updates everyone. I’ve just been so busy at work that I haven’t had much time to blog. There’s lots of interesting things to note – hopefully I can get caught up…
Today marked my one year anniversary of blogging…On February 16, 2005, I made a post called “BLOG LAUNCH!” where I announced I was changing the jbctech.com domain over to my personal blog. Thank you all for your contributions and support!
Today, the maintenance release 2.0.1 for the popular blogging software, WordPress was released. This milestone closes 114 bugs and addresses issues with caching, XML-RPC uploading, permalinks, memory usage on imports, etc. Download: WordPress 2.0.1View: WordPress Development Blog > 2.0.1 Release [tags]wordpress, xml, xml-rpc, permalinks, blog, blogging[/tags]