Script to Rename WordPress Admin Script to rename wp-admin – WordPress Admin Folder: “Today, I completed the installation script which can help anyone rename ?wp-admin? folder of their WordPress installation.” (Via Notes from a desi geek..) – Nice little security enhancement for your WordPress blog.… Read More


Where have all the good databases gone Where have all the good databases gone: “My message is to the Open Source community that has, so ably, built LAMP (Linux, Apache and Tomcat and MySQL and PHP and PERL and Python). Please finish the job. Do for databases what you did for web servers. Give us… Read More


Apple to drop sub-$500 Mac bomb at Expo Think Secret – EXCLUSIVE: Apple to drop sub-$500 Mac bomb at Expo: “With iPod-savvy Windows users clearly in its sights, Apple is expected to announce a bare bones, G4-based iMac without a display at Macworld Expo on January 11 that will retail for $499, highly reliable sources… Read More


Disaster Relief I just donated via Amazon, you should too -–|– []: http://s1.amazon.com/exec/varzea/ts/my-pay-page/PX3BEL97U9A4I/102-6436997-1612122… Read More


PHP Compiler for .NET PHP compiler for .NET: “A couple of years ago, Alan Knowles did some experimenting with getting PHP to run under .NET. He documented his expierences here. Alan managed to put together a working PHP compiler and reached the ‘Hello World’ stage, I believe. Of course there’s a long way to go… Read More


Tsunami (bbc) – It’s hard to realize the magnitude of the tsunami until you see it on a map. Unbelievable. -–|–… Read More


Why I’m Building HelpSpot “Let’s face it, I’m a one-person helpdesk. That’s not too much fun, I’d rather be a developer. But if I can find some software that makes that part of the job easier, I’m going for it.” – Gustaf Erikson sums up the need for something like HelpSpot nicely in this post:… Read More


Meet the Fockers Just got back from watching Meet the Fockers tonight. Awesome awesome movie. I don’t know what all the “professional” reviewers were watching but I didn’t stop laughing the entire time. I’d say it’s a hair less funny than the original but it’s a must see. I was definitely leery of Hoffman and… Read More


Holy Sweet Updates! Mac OXxxxxxx Holy Sweet Updates! Mac OXxxxxxx: “In the last 2 hours I experienced a computer religious experience.” (Via Derek’s Rantings and Musings.) – I LOVE MACS!!! I actually love that more people don’t “switch”. I think owning a mac is kind of like being freed from the Matrix. Most peoples minds… Read More


Pricing Roundup Product Pricing Primer by Eric SinkCamels and Rubber Duckies by Joel SpolskySoftware Pricing by Philip GreenspunStraight Talk on Software Pricing – manifold.net (product specific)Users, Vendors at Odds Over Software Pricing – PC WorldSupply & Demand: Software Pricing – EweekRethinking Software Pricing in a Service-Oriented World – zapthink “* (Via microISV.) – Nice summary… Read More