Author Archives: johnny

Node Package Manager – Installing Packages Per Project

Just a quick note. I’m using Ubuntu on my development machine. I have been using the less css ( lessc ) package provided via npm ( node package manager ) and installed in my local user ( you know ~/ or perhaps /home/USER ) directory but wanted to install it on a per project basis. [...]

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NetBeans, Plugins and Git – Too Slow

Just a quick note about NetBeans. I use NetBeans IDE 7.0.1 at the moment and not too long ago I installed the Git plugin from the Plugin Portal in the hopes that it would speed up my workflow a bit. In all honesty, I’m a big fan of Git on the command line and never [...]

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Tag Gallery Update and TimThumb

Update: The fix is in the repository at and should show up in your plugins shortly. Hopefully this fixes the path issues. The version number is 0.2.0. I was notified recently by the WordPress team that the version of TimThumb that was bundled with Tag Gallery contained a possible security vulnerability. In order to [...]

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StackPress and Tag Gallery Update

I’ve recently been using Stack Overflow quite a bit and find the discussions have helped me out often. I’ve decided to use the recently published API to allow a WordPress blog to retrieve and display information from the Stack Overflow family of sites via a widget or shortcode, whichever suits the given situation. I’ve only [...]

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Tag Gallery

A few days ago I was looking for a better way to manage galleries in WordPress for a friends new site.  We found it rather awkward to deal with the built in gallery short-code when it came to removing images from a gallery or even adding them.  It seems ridiculous that media must be uploaded [...]

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Initially, I had installed this blog day before yesterday into a sub-directory on my domain.  About ten minutes ago I’ve decided to migrate the site into the root so some things may not be working properly for a bit as I clean up. Update: As I was migrating the website I lost the post about [...]

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Hello World

Aloha and welcome to my new website.   I’ve hastened the creation of this site (installed it two hours ago) as I need  a place to organize all the things I’ve been working on and rather than waiting until I have the time to create the site I would prefer and chasing text files all over [...]

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    • At Bocoup Loft for some jquery meetup goodness. 2010-04-07
    • Digging deeper into Media Tags and wordpress... considering quite a few new features for the next version of Tag Gallery... collages anyone? 2010-04-06
    • Fine tuning nginx for - having a few issues with some optimizations but overall, performance is incredible. 2010-03-31
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