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Wed, Jun 25, 2008, 11:33pm Mac-specific Server Coding
I've been thinking of some neat things I could do with the next generation of my OS X Applications list, should I decide to keep that warhorse going, which is my current plan. Part of the fun of doing it over the years has been writing the engine for it in my own way. I've mostly done it with a generic Unixy set of tools, so that in principle I could pop it onto a BSD, Linux or Mac server at my whim as circumstances demand.

As it happens, my server has always been on Macs. My independent serving started with a PowerMac 7500 for 3 years, and has been on a PowerMac Cube for about 7 years now. Ever since 1999, it's been on a flavor of Mac OS X. [Read more…]
Sat, Sep 1, 2007, 4:16am Temp(la)ting Thoughts
There are still a few HTML pages written back in the 90's that I still keep up because they were useful then and still useful now. One of them, while a very low-traffic page, is a long list of English translations of the works of Heidegger. It's a fine reference, but has always been a pain to maintain. I don't know why now, but I decided to reformulate it using the template engine here. It's also interesting to do jot down some post-game thoughts on the effort. It's specifically on the issue of using a template system to generate static web pages that infrequently get updated. [Read more…]