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I finished my graduate degree last fall, and I knew it was time to upgrade my server. I haven't really touched it since October 2012, and I have grown increasingly paranoid that my server will get hacked due to the out-of-date web applications. So I finally carved out a weekend and got to work ...

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Recovering Deleted Web Pages

I recently had trouble upgrading this blog. No big deal, I thought, I will just restore the backup. The restoration went smoothly, except the part where I discovered that the backup was empty. Lesson learned (again): test your restore process!

Lucky for me, the Internet never forgets. These Firefox tools helped me restore the entries ...

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This blog got a neglected over the past few months. Like most people, I have a lot going on. Though I have many ideas for articles, I haven't taken the time to post. Since I have been writing more for work and need a place to share that content, I decided it is time ...

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Banjo Six Months Later

Banjo is a good foundation for a blog engine, but it needs some work. It is certainly quicker to implement than writing your own blog engine, but it is not as finished as I had hoped. I fixed a number of bugs, and the banjo maintainer was nice enough to give me ...

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The Old Blog

I started blogging with a plain HTML file. I would simply append new entries to the top. The motivation was to have a place to record technical solutions that I repeatedly had to look up. The setup was functional, but didn’t look very sophisticated. It stopped being practical when I wanted to ...