In 35 years of writing code, I have taken advantage of plenty of modules and libraries written by other people. It is part of what makes programming so fantastic. You never have to reinvent the wheel unless you really want to.
Despite that, I have never contributed a module myself. The excuse is that it would take a lot of time to make my modules available to others.
As the summer of 1999 neared an end, so, too, did the independent life of Telalink Corporation. A "novel-thick" merger agreement with PSINet was nearing its final draft stage. Amidst the fine details being reviewed and re-reviewed, the Telalink leadership had to settle on a few things before we could sign the agreement and close the deal.
The oft-requested item-level reordering is now included in list tools. Galleries, News, and Store tools now allow drag-and-drop reordering of items. Practical applications include sorting a staff directory, structuring locations on a map, or ordering entrees in a menu. Read about additional new features after the break!
In the summer of 1999, PSINet was performing its due diligence prior to the acquisition of Telalink and it provided our first insight into one of PSINet's more colorful personalities - our soon-to-be new boss.
On May 6th, Sitemason asks you to support our fantastic Middle Tennessee nonprofit customers for the Big Payback, a community-wide, online giving day hosted by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. Help these great organization raise much-needed dollars as well as a chance to win serious prize money. Learn more at thebigpayback.org, mark your calendars, and checkout our great participating nonprofit customers after the break!
At Sitemason, when I begin to write for our blog or marketing pages, I often run through a checklist of SEO best practices. Not because I'm especially concerned with being technically perfect and appeasing the search gods (AKA Google), but because what's good for search engines is good for readers.
In this article I present a 17 point checklist for things to consider when writing with SEO best practices in mind. Read more for the complete list.
The Coda 2 List Transformer Plugin was recently updated by Tim for the Coda 2.5 beta and upcoming plugin store. Major improvements include automatic recognition of list type so there are now 20 functions that apply to 5 different list types: Comma, Line Break, Space, Tab, and Unordered/Ordered Lists. That's 100 total functions, including new math functions too! Original text from 5/29/2012 is after the break.