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11
Aug

This site belongs to a great designer I know so I decided to highlight his site in this section. Take a look at the Fable Engine and awe at the inspiration that comes from looking at his work.

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08
Aug

I decided that Saturday was a good day to move my site from drupal.jacksonkr.com to jacksonkr.com. I figured that I would just copy the files and viola, right? Wrong. I had a disastrous DB incident where what could go wrong, did go wrong. Essentially, I lost my website. I quickly inquired of my host if by chance they had nightly backups. It turns out they had several. Approximately six a day. I was over-joyed and happily paid the small fee to get my data back. It was a small victory for the techs at Media Temple, but a big victory for myself. Perhaps it wasn't a big deal to them, but they made a strong customer out of me - that much is for sure.

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02
Aug

Some developers know how to use grep well, other's don't. I'm one of the developers that only knows the basics of grep. For example: if I want to search a folder of 20+ files for a specific string it can be very tedious. However, grep makes this part of life simpler by allowing you search for a string in all files in a folder. eg. grep -lir "search string" /home/myfolder/

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01
Jul

I found an old AS2 file laying around so I decided to try it out with swiffy. It only kind of works. It would play out correct for about the first 5 seconds and then it broke (sad).

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01
Jul

Check out isotope

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