Archive for January, 2005

The Curse of Innovation

Wednesday, January 19th, 2005

Great!  You've created a new, cool application that enables your team to do X!  Everyone loves you for about a day, but then things change.  Now you have to support it.  Now you have to perform upgrades.  Now you have to appease people who are complaining that X takes too long (even though X wasn't […]

Playing with BlogShares

Friday, January 14th, 2005

just starting out with blogshares, and claiming my blog

Why Blogging is better than personal websites of the 90s

Wednesday, January 12th, 2005

I was talking with a friend about my new found interests in blogging and they compared blogging to the early web filled with arcane personal web pages.  Well, I feel that there are certainly similarities (random people posting about random things, most of which, no one cares about), but, I do feel that blogging is […]

aggregate comment view in roller?

Friday, January 7th, 2005

New features for Roller — Group blogging would be great, especially in corporate/work environments where you might have a blog per project.  A work around we have used, is enabling a view of posts by all users to a certain category.  So, everyone would create a category for that project if they wanted to post […]

Roller with MS SQL 2k (Microsoft SQL Database)

Friday, January 7th, 2005

At work we are using Roller for our internal blogging server. When doing the install, I opted to use MS SQL 2k as the database instead of HSQLDB or MySQL because that's what we use here. In order to get Roller up and running, I had to make some changes. Here are the changes required […]

Tuesday, January 4th, 2005

I‘ve just started using At first use, it‘s great! I‘ve added tracking now to most of my personal sites. The use of the service is free (you have option to upgrade and give them money if you‘d like (and, if I continue to be pleased with the site, I just might)). What puts it […]