Orange is back

January 5th, 2013

So it’s been a while. And when I say a while, it looks like my last post was in 2010. That’s pretty pathetic.

I’ve had a very eventful couple of years. But I have really missed my home here at orangesplotch. It’s time to get back in the saddle and ride off into the sunrise. Yes, that’s sunrise, because today is a new day. Welcome back! I’ve missed you all.

Update on Javascript tutorials

August 25th, 2010

The summer is just about over and I don’t have any javascript tutorials to show for it. That isn’t to say I haven’t been busy working on them, though. In fact, I’ve been doing a lot of work behind the scenes to upgrade this whole site. As usual it’s taking much longer than I intended […]

Feedburner torched my feeds

February 13th, 2009

Watch out for vanishing feeds. My Feedburner blog feed was returning a 404 File Not Found error when I tried accessing it through PHP, but showed up fine in my browser. It took a while to figure out what was going on. If anyone else is having the same problem, hopefully this article will help.

An experiment in greed

January 30th, 2009

So for the past month-ish I’ve been trying out a little experiment. I added an extra ad block to my articles page to see if I suddenly saw a dramatic increase in advertising revenue on the site. And here we are a month later.

SwfObj version 0.3 released

May 23rd, 2008

A new release of the SwfObj WordPress plugin just in time for Memorial Day. So go grill up some hamburgers and when you get a chance, update your plugins. It seems SwfObj is all I’ve been talking about for the last little while.

Your site is kind’a ugly

May 1st, 2008

Due to recent events (i.e. mockery), I’ll be redesigning the look of this, here site.

Spring cleaning with Tags

April 12th, 2008

Upgrading the blog has given me a chance to make a few changes around the site. First item needing attention is adding tags to posts.

WordPress 2.5 Upgrade

April 11th, 2008

I’ve taken the plunge and upgraded to WordPress 2.5. Lots of new features, a cleaner interface, enhanced media options. So what do I think of it all? Ya, I’m still a WordPress fanboy at heart.

Blog Performance Analysis

April 3rd, 2008

Measuring and tracking performance is a great way to keep on top of your site. Here is one way to measure the performance of a blog using information you, the blog author, have the ability to control — how frequently it is updated.

February Resolutions

February 22nd, 2008

More lame excuses about why I haven’t updated the blog lately. As a bonus, I’ve included a few empty promises as well.