Category Archives: web development

Adding HTTPS to my Dreamhost WordPress site

For some time I have wanted to upgrade this site to HTTPS, but I have heard so many horror stories that I kept putting it off and putting it off. Finally, a couple articles arrived serendipitously, and helped convince me that now was the time. I have no major breakthroughs here, but a) I wanted to brag a little, and b) I wanted to highlight a couple issues I encountered, resources I found, and workarounds I used. Continue reading

Series Part 6: A beginner’s guide to comparing, and getting started with, MVC frameworks: Summary

The sixth part of my series on MVC frameworks, where I find, collect, and present some fantastic resources for anyone looking to get started, trying to figure out the differences between all the options, find out which is right for them, and find a good starting point. In this final installment, I wrap things up and provide a short summary of what I think of those frameworks examined. Continue reading

Today’s Readings

The latest installment in my “Today’s Readings” series, offering my rants and thoughts based on findings from around the world-wide web. Happy reading! Continue reading

Today’s Readings

The latest installment in my “Today’s Readings” series, offering my rants and thoughts based on findings from around the world-wide web. Happy reading! Continue reading

Series Part 5: A beginner’s guide to comparing, and getting started with, MVC frameworks: Backbone.js

The fifth part of my series on MVC frameworks, where I find, collect, and present some fantastic resources for anyone looking to get started, trying to figure out the differences between all the options, find out which is right for them, and find a good starting point. In this installment, I focus on Backbone.js. Continue reading