Reveal.js For Fun and Profit


Somewhat jokingly, when I shared last week’s post about using Markdown to our Facebook page I threw in a line about how Markdown should destroy Microsoft Word. While I don’t really hate Word, or any other tool in Microsoft’s Office suite, I think they’re almost never the best tool for a given job. And it […]

The Basics of Markdown


As I professed my fervent love for Markdown last week, I’ll spare you — go read why Markdown’s great if you haven’t — but to say that Markdown is a quick way to easily create all the niceties of HTML without having to deal with all the annoying traits of actually typing out HTML. The […]

Why I Love Markdown


Markdown is great. If you’ve found yourself composing a lot of HTML-based documents, you know how frustrating it can be to make sure you match all your tags and type all those less-than and greater-than signs that compose the tags. Markdown is awesome because it dispenses with all that. I Mostly Love HTML HTML is […]

We Bought a Website!


We didn’t have time to share this last week, but we are pretty excited that we bought a little WordPress-focused site called WPShout. We did manage to get a post out over there about the transition of that site, but we thought it also made good sense to go into a little detail about what […]

What Makes a Good Bug Report?


One of the more complicated “easy” things in software is providing a useful bug report. Literally anyone can encounter a “bug,” “flaw” “defect,” or even “desired-feature” while using a product and anyone can give a good explanation to the maker of the software of that problem, but people rarely do. Sometimes they feel they’re not […]

Simplest WordPress Security Win: Always Be Updating


Security is a big and complex area. Everything from the quality of your encryption algorithms, the privileges of your file access policy, and the nature of your cryptographic signature are part of security. But even without understanding what I meant by any of those things, you can still have a big impact on the security. […]