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I’ve been looking for a fluid width WordPress theme for some time. I’ve finally found one that I like. I hope it makes my code examples easier to read. In case you’re wondering, I’m using the “Deep Mix” theme by SthElse, with a few customizations. For syntax highlighting, I’ve switched to WP-SynHighlight. Thanks for reading!

Friday, March 11th, 2011 at 02:06 2 comments

I just started using the “SyntaxHighlighter Evolved” plugin for WordPress.  I didn’t think I’d like it because straight copy-and-paste operations grab the line numbers too; but I’ve decided that I do like it. It has support for most of the languages I use, and a bunch that I don’t.  And depending on your skill level […]

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009 at 22:11 5 comments

Since updating to WordPress 2.7 I’ve started using ScribeFire almost exclusively.  To me the WP admin UI looks as though some “interaction designers” went in and had their way with it.  Don’t get me wrong… it’s really nice and it looks great.  Alas, almost everything is more pleasant except for writing posts.  Had to be interaction designers.

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009 at 20:20 0 comments

I’m thankful that I not only have an interest in software development and programming in general, but also that I am pretty comfortable in most programming languages (even ones I don’t use on a regular basis).  Most of them are very similar and of common enough lineage, that if you need to do something simple […]

Friday, May 2nd, 2008 at 20:50 4 comments

A client asked me if I could get a hosted blog set up for his organization.  I’ve had WordPress blogs before but I’ve never gone through the installation process.  It was a piece of cake, so easy in fact that I set one up for myself while I was at it. The real reason I’ve […]

Monday, March 24th, 2008 at 22:51 0 comments