dammIT

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Website framework: database driven or flat files?

To counterweigh my professional life in which I (thankfully) build nice things in Python/Django, I have hobby projects in which I can thinker with whatever I want to build. Python is still my preferred language, but Django is not a necessity. I have some legacy projects of my own …

New dammIT: v0.8 with responsive gimmicks

Over the years I seem to have made a point of saying I need to dust off this weblog and post more instead of hanging around on ethereal media like Twitter or getting sidetracked by real life. I'm still trying to figure out a way of getting dammIT in my …

dammIT exists for 7.5 years now!

This weblog has been in existence for 7.5 years today, all the while serving me as a focus point of ranting on various aspects of my personal and professional life. These rants (longer and short) are generally musings on things that annoy me, technical subjects of interest to me …

A new domain

You might have noticed that this weblog has moved. It's still exactly the same rantbox as it has always been - hopefully with more regular updates than it has seen for quite a while - but now you can find it on its own domain: dammit.nl. Links to the old aquariusoft …

Experts Exchange

Stack Overflow is a lot nicer as a source for good technical advice, but Experts Exchange still has quite some answers too; might come in handy for a second opinion/solution on which you can base your own. expert-sexchange is much less annoying with this bit of CSS added to …

Fixed my weblog

Soooo, it appears there was some small programming error which broke sessions in my self-written weblog software. This kinda blocked me from posting here. Combined with a rather busy life and me twittering small blurps instead of writing larger posts this led to dammIT be really neglected. I plan on …

Main website restyled

So to unwind from wrapping up stuff for university, I put some time into restyling my main website, aquariusoft.org. It's a lot cleaner, has less links leading everywhere and is easier on the eye. I'll post some before/after pics tomorrow.