I’m writing this post using the new block-based editor that comes packaged with the first WordPress 5.0 beta, known previously and externally as Gutenberg. For just general writing, so far it ain’t so bad, but one thing that bugs me straight away is that the auto-save causes the UI in the upper right corner to… Read more about WordPress 5.0 Beta 1
Put this in your .bash_aliases or equivalent: iCloud ignores files & folders with a .nosync extension, and also ignores symbolic links. This is the closest work-around I could find to prevent iCloud from having an endless recursive fit about it.
Social networks and social media are weird. I'm deleting my Facebook account, but I'm not just deactivating it – I'm going post by post, comment by comment, through my entire 10 year history and deleting each agonizing thing one at a time. It's insane. I'm insane. And Facebook knew I was insane way before I… Read more about Facebook Remembers
Welp, let's give this a shot. JJJ There lots of things I really like about Gutenberg, and some things I really don't like very much yet. There are quite a few little UI & UX quirks, enough where it's not easy to identify, verbalize, communicate, test, iterate, repeat for each individual one of them. Plus… Read more about First post with Gutenberg
Paul’s birthday this year wasn’t particularly eventful. Usually we try to do something special for him on his special day, but there’s been so much happening around the house and in the coming weeks that yesterday just ended up being a normal day, with some extra treats and puppies sleeping in the bed to celebrate… Read more about Paul’s 8th Birthday
Last week I literally had a dream about a way to improve performance in bbPress 2.6, and it worked better than I imagined. Here’s what I did, and how you might be able to do something similar. TL;DR Prime all the object caches.
Yesterday, the wonderful Doc Pop drew up a cartoon for Torque that made the rounds and got some attention from a few pals and ex-colleagues that work on the Jetpack plugin for WordPress. Torque Toons: Where’s my Jetpack? For some reason, this comic bothered me. Well, not the actual comic itself, but my reaction to… Read more about Where’s my sanity?