Great moments in web site rendering

And "x to y days" is a pet peeve. Why not say, "Please allow up to three business days?" Or better, "Please allow three business days?"    

Tidbits: Fisher Communications, TechFlash, Snow Leopard, etc.

Clearing the mental attic of some odds and ends... A little bird told me that Fisher Communications is up for sale. I have no idea if this is true. But interestingly, Fisher filed an 8-K on August 24, notifying the SEC of changes in its top executives' Change of Control agreements. From its preamble: The … Continue reading Tidbits: Fisher Communications, TechFlash, Snow Leopard, etc.

Media CMS Possibilities in Seattle

In my desire to find new employment, I've considered local broadcast and media companies. My recent Plone work for Fisher Communications, which included a project to move their sites onto an in-house installation, led to my discovering an interest in CMSs. Before Fisher, I'd never worked on one in a commercial project. Another "traditional media vs. … Continue reading Media CMS Possibilities in Seattle

Idealware’s CMS comparison report

Idealware has published a report comparing four open-source CMSs. Its title: Comparing Open Source Content Management Systems: WordPress, Joomla, Drupal and Plone. (Is that a straightforward title, or what? Heh.) I read about it in a few blogs I follow. If you're interested in CMSs, I recommend this report. Here are some quotes to whet … Continue reading Idealware’s CMS comparison report

The plural of CMS

I did a little searching and found some relevant posts on this question. The plural of CMS is CMSs. The possessive plural is CMSs'. That's my story and I'm sticking with it.

IntenseDebate’s blog commenting technology

One of the technical initiatives at work has finally come to fruition! We are now hooking our sites up to a commenting system. (Aka third-party, or JavaScript, commenting.) The roll-out happens this week. KOMO news is the first site to receive it. Go there now, and you'll find "Comment()" links after each story summary. Go to … Continue reading IntenseDebate’s blog commenting technology