What’s oDesk really like? Good coders or rip-off artists? Virtual sweatshop or onsite outsourcing? Hard facts from opinionated users.
As most of you know by now we are big users of Ecto for editing our weblogs, across all platforms including WordPress and Typepad. Lack of Ecto support for WordPress is one of the main reasons I stuck with Typepad so long. Ecto just makes things so much faster and more convenient. One very large […]
Time for some forums for client sites.Second I wanted to introduce an old friend you are all probably familiar with from our support forums, bbPress…. It has some pretty cool features, such as tagging, RSS feeds, Akismet spam protection, AJAX interaction, but the team focused the most on creating something fast and light.
If you need to get some images up on your website in a hurry, here’s a bit of code which is extremely straightforward: Lussumo Filebrowser. The filebrowser is a lightweight PHP application that allows you to thumbnail images and view them in a web browser. That’s it. Short and sweet. While it’s too lightweight for […]
My acquaintance Nick Wilson of threadwatch.org fame (founding editor) has created an interesting Firefox plugin for posting to one’s weblog directly from within the browser.
We are working hard on some gallery stuff of our own, but there are a couple of simple and powerful plugins over at InternetVibes.net for galleries in WordPress. The first one will allow you to create a post all of images based on an uploaded gallery.