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Vote ScummVM for SourceForge POTM

Although I haven’t used my SourceForge account in a number of years, when I started working with ScummVM, that’s where the code and issue tracker were, so that’s where the development community was...

Just Finished - Robotrek

I was planning on writing this review a while ago, but it turns out I nuked my phone and lost my progress so I had to start all over again. I originally started this on 2014-09-26, but I kind of lo...

Gallery Tag for Octopress

While working on my post about finishing Robotrek, I found that I had taken a lot more screenshots than would fit nicely with the amount of copy I intended to write. I hope to be done the just fin...

Second Royalty Statement

Although I haven’t really had much to write about lately, I just got another royalty update from Packt Publishing about Redmine Plugin Extension and Development so I wanted to share the latest sale...

Just Finished - Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones

I’ve played a lot of RPGs over the years (JRPGs mostly) but have somehow managed to hear little to nothing about the Fire Emblem series. My focus was mostly on the Final Fantasy series, as well ...

Pipe Command Output to Logentries

I’ve been using Logentries for a couple of months now to manage variou project logs and have found it to be extremely convenient. If you want to retrofit a crontab or any other process to use the ...

Adding LinkedIn Share Support to Octopress

I was looking for a plugin or an include to easily add LinkedIn support to the share options for my posts. A quick Google search came up dry, so I figured I’d just roll my own. In order to acco...

First Royalty Statement

Just a quick update on Redmine Plugin Extension and Development. I received my first royalty statement today, which basically just indicates that not enough books have sold to exceed the advance I ...

Subversion + Ruby on Heroku via Buildpacks

Back in 2012, I wrote a post about Redmine and Subversion on Heroku that involved some funky hacks in order to build a working svn binary that could be uploaded as part of your Git payload. This c...

Troubleshooting a Mongoid Connection Issue

I’ve been struggling with an issue for a while now regarding Mongoid connections just freezing when the host is not on localhost. I’ve tried posting this on stack overflow and GitHub, but haven’t r...