It's all spinning wheels and self-doubt until the first pot of coffee.

Redesign in progress (or, no need to adjust your set)

Hi there. If things around here are looking or acting a bit wonky, it's because I'm in the middle of my belated site overhaul I meant to do back in May. It was preempted by the book, something about which I want to gush in detail very shortly.

In between bouts of actually being busy, I've been yak shaving around the idea of executing this overhaul--making lists, researching sites I like, installing WordPress on my laptop. Finally, after a bit of a weekend sprint during which I mangled the default theme a bit to my liking and installed a few plugins, I figured that I'd just throw the switch tonight and deal with the fallout as it arrives.

For now, it's bedtime. But, just for The Girl, here's me with the new book!

Archived Comments

  • Looks great!
  • Awesome, now get back to posting on a regular basis! ;)
  • Welcome to WordPress! I've been reading your feed for ages, so I'm eager to see what you think of / do with WordPress.
  • Welcome to the family. :)
  • Where's are the links? I see that the archives are back online at http://www.decafbad.com/links/ but there are no new links there. Are they on del.icio.us somewhere?
  • Matt: Good question! I'm taking baby steps around here, so for now the links section is stale. My live links can be seen on del.icio.us here: http://del.icio.us/deusx Before the weekend's out, though, I'm hoping to use an importer to pull my links into a category on this blog and try to reconstruct something of some semblance to the old links section.
  • Thought I point it out ... your permalinks have changed slightly, for example from http://decafbad.com/blog/2005/07/18/ajax_testing_and_logging to http://www.decafbad.com/blog/2005/07/18/ajax-testing-and-logging This is especially "challenging" because you simply shout "Go away" on decafbad.com instead of redirecting to decafbad.com/blog which seems like a natural alternative.
  • Worpress messed up my previous comment ... the URLs differ in that the new URLs have dashes in the "post titles" while the old URLs had underscores ... sorry for double posting.
  • Benjamin: Ack! Thanks for catching that - it's certainly not intentional and is a bug I need to fix.
  • Yup, turns out it was a ServerName with a www where I didn't want one to be. I *had* actually gone through the trouble to hack WordPress to replace underscores with dashes when looking up posts from permalinks until I'd whipped up a better mod_rewrite solution...