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This blog runs on Blosxom , the now-antique simple CGI script created by Rael Dornfest at the beginning of the 21st century. There are far better blogging solutions out there today, but for a hobby blog, Blosxom is fun to tinker with. I use a number of Blosxom plugins, many of which I've highly ... read more →

Goodbye Feedburner

Like many blogs, I used Feedburner for subscriptions.  But it is clearly being neglected and/or killed by Google, so I'm no longer using it.  Unfortunately, I was foolishly redirecting subscribers directly to a Feedburner URL instead of a local URL rewrite.  Going forward, you can sub... read more →

highlight.js Source Syntax Highlighting

I just added dynamic source code syntax highlighting to this blog. I opted to use highlight.js instead of the more popular syntaxhighlighter. Both are nice, but I liked the simplicity of highlight.js.  It uses a single JavaScript file, and the formatting is pure CSS.  It’s compatible wit... read more →

Tiki Formatting

This Blosxom config uses the TikiText formatting plugin. Tiki is a wiki-like formatting markup. It is still in development, but is sufficiently useful as-is. Block-Level Formatting Block-Level formatting is set by one or more characters at the start of line followed by a space. Multiple consecutiv... read more →