This month makes 10 years that I have been doing web development, and 10 years that jonathanspence.com has had it’s own domain and hosting. Lots of things have changed, yet the site is still remarkably similar to what it was like back then. This design is pretty much the same one it has had since [...]
Archive for the 'Site News' Category
I moved the site to a different database server, so hopefully the speed issues will be fixed now. I am really liking WordPress, the plugins make it easy to do a lot of different stuff that would be difficult to hack in manually.
I just finished reading Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson and it was pretty good. The pacing was very slow, and the book felt like it could have used a few more rounds with the editor tightening up the plot, but I enjoyed it overall. It was nice to read a book that was so accurate and [...]
I just switched over the wordpress version of the site to be what you can see. I still have some tweaks to finish before it is totally done, but it’s here now.
I wasn’t trying to set a record for how long to go between posts, it just happened that way. I finally decided my homemade CMS/Weblog script wasn’t going to cut it, so I converted the site to WordPress. All of my old posts are imported, minus any pictures that used to be there. It’s amazing [...]