Blogging with TextMate

An exhaustive day of coding deserves a little down time reading through feeds, visiting favorite blogs, and taking a few minutes to address certain items on the virtual to-do list. One such task – which I have now crossed off the list – is acquainting myself with the integrated blogging bundle packaged into TextMate. So […]

Create URL tracking campaigns

The website stat whore within each of us shares a similar yearning for tracking specific links to gauge popularity. The reason? We like knowing what tickles a readers interest, what keywords entice readers to click-through, or what ad campaigns work where and when. Over the past few months I have managed to keep myself entertained […]

Play the Technorati Spam tag game!

What happened to our beloved Technorati? Technorati makes it easier to find adult content by providing popular keywords which result in the freshest possible pornographic / spamuni related material. So here are the rules for the game. Since it would be wrong to assume, I invite anyone to browse through the current popular tags on […]

Not aesthetic, MacBook hardware issue

After two consecutive top shell replacements on the MacBook to alleviate the aesthetic issue(s) presented due to discoloration on select Rev. A MacBook’s (white), I am unfortunate enough to experience an altogether new problem concerning – presumably – the logic board. After hearing news from a fellow 9ruler concerning random shutdowns, I laid my discoloration […]

College frosh: Don’t break the bank

Inspired by the joke of a college student “cheat sheet” posted on CrunchGear by John Biggs, I’ve created the following recommended necessities for college students making their way into their first college dorm room. The following items are realistic and attainable [unlike the 55-inch plasma recommended on CrunchGear]. To begin, let’s observe the very room […]

IconBuffet – Icon set(s) dependence

It all started with a “Free Delivery” via email. A notification that I had been invited to download a small set of royalty-free icons straight from IconBuffet servers. I admit that my interest soon waned as the idea of constantly seeking specific sets to complete an icon collection sounded altogether time consuming and tedious. Weeks […]

FontShop – Free fonts and download

I recently discovered my fascination and addiction for collecting fonts. Some people collect icons [IconBuffet – Missing a set?], others collect wallpapers & themes. I now collect fonts. Collecting fonts for various projects and personal use can be quite expensive. That’s why free resources are so valuable. For those interested in adding to their personal […]

Going pink for October

In support of the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, 5thirtyone.com is going pink. For the full scoop on the man behind the pink push for October, check out Matthew Oliphant’s Breast Cancer Awareness initiative Pink for October. An estimated 1.2 million people [worldwide] will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. Contrary to popular belief, […]

Improve WordPress theme workflow

Anyone who deals with multiple WordPress driven sites in concurrent development can attest to the tedious task of creating the basic folder and file structure requirements. Note that the following tip is not limited to the development of WordPress. The tip can very well be applied to any active developer workflow which requires some type […]

33Rockers content scraping

I tried ever so hard to withhold the temptation to post the following rant. Unfortunately, the offending individual continues to do the wrong thing. I’d invite readers to point their attention to http://33rockers.com/. Ignore the fact that the site is – at the time of posting – running a modified 5ThirtyOne V2 theme. The same […]