Blosxom hitcounter, favorites and lastread plugins for MongoDB

When I wrote my plugins for tracking the visits to each page (hitcounter), presenting the counts by popularity (favorites), and displaying the most recently read posts (lastread) I used Perl's Storable module as a simple way to serialize the data structure to and from disk. At the time I wasn't …

Using django-sitemap with django-tagging

I was adding django-sitemap to googility.com yesterday and found that Tags don't implement get_absolute_url(). Which makes sense since the site developer would want to decide how to expose them in the URL space.

It is also arguable that links to pages displaying the tag view already exist in the …

Firefox Web Developer Add-on AJAX NON-Caching Problem

I ran across some "interesting" behavior of the Firefox Web Developer Add-on today. When editing JavaScript code I normally leave Web Developer set to "disable cache". This causes all images and, significantly for my purposes, the JavaScript files to be downloaded from the server on every page request. But I …

Centering DIVs in CSS

I took a look at this site on an 800x600 resolution monitor and didn't like how the original layout looked. Having the menu box on the left hand side with a 20px margin to the left used up too much screen space. So I decided to move the menu box …

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