Archive for 2008 July

Mac SVN Clients

One of the only things I have been missing on the Mac has been a good Subversion client. Yes, there is the Subclipse plug-in for Eclipse but unless I am doing prolonged Java coding, I don’t want to wait for Eclipse to start up. …

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OSCON 2008 Links

This summer I have had a crazy travel schedule so I was not able to attend the OSCON conference in Portland. I really need to get out there one of these days. Fortunately, the O’Reilly bloggers and Matt Raible have great notes from …

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If only Carl Sagan was alive to see this…

The Google blog posted that they passed the 1 Trillion pages milestone. They go on to say that the web is actually infinite thanks to websites like online calendars with “next” buttons that go into the future indefinitely. It makes my little corner …

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Duh – I Get it Now

I can’t remember if I knew this before but someone recently mentioned that the Eclipse project was named as a dig on Sun Microsystems. Get it? Sun, Eclipse? I always questioned Sun’s lack of involvement in Eclipse. I don’t know if …

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Design Gone Wrong

Anyone who has worked on a web design project can probably appreciate this.

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Give Your Repository a REST

Through my research and my client work I have been running across this recurring pattern of exposing a content repository through a REST interface. In the past, I have written about the JCR and Sling and Alfresco‘s Web Scripts architecture. I really like …

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DjangoCon 2008

The Django community recently announced the first official Django conference. DjangoCon 2008 will be held at Google’s Mountain View headquarters on September 6th and 7th to coincide with release 1.0 of the platform. Admission is free (as in beer) but they are capping the …

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Nuxeo Web Engine

Nuxeo just announced the first official release of their WebEngine. I have been hearing updates about this project for a while and have been meaning to check it out. From glancing through the slides, WebEngine seems very similar to Apache Sling and has …

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Product IT vs. Enterprise IT

Who owns your website?
In the old days, corporate websites and externally facing web applications used to be managed by the only group that knew anything about technology: corporate (or enterprise) IT – along with email, phones, and printers. However, as companies are incorporating websites and …

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Geo Services

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I have been playing around with services that help me keep track of where I am going and where I have been. So far, the standout application for me has been Tripit. You mainly use Tripit by forwarding the email …

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