Monthly Archives: October 2005

Dealing with Bugs

If you sell software and a customer discovers a bug in your code, it's not a nice feeling. In fact, you get a very nasty sinking feeling in your gut. And the first thing that your gut says is: “shh! … Continue reading

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Hacking atom.vm

Well my little hack of atom.vm to produce valid atom 1.0 output was buggy: I got caught out by the atom content element and the existing showEntryDescription($entry) macro (in weblog.vm). This escapes the content which is not at all the … Continue reading

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Velocity Templates

I've never really used Velocity templates before. Sure I checked them out, but I have written my own template engine, Jostraca, so I've never seen the need to use Velocity. Well, Velocity templates are really pretty easy to pick up. … Continue reading

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Going with Roller

After much soul-searching and extensive research, I've decided to use Roller for my weblog. Actually, no, it was more of an instant, “Oh, that's done in Java, I'll take it”, sort of a decision, but hey! And here I am. … Continue reading

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