February 2014 Blog Archive

Thinking about making your project Open Source? Thu, Feb 20, 2014 You may find that you have to do a number of extra things when making your software able to be distributed to others.  Perhaps the biggest ones are: Documentation and automation for installing / upgrading the software. Improve security so yo... Read More

Any Railo/CFML developers looking for extra work? Sun, Feb 16, 2014 Looking for work as a contractor or employee?  Maybe we should be working together. I have a very transparent / open / friendly work style.   I'm doing the bulk of my work as open source projects now, so the work you do would also become o... Read More

Now using a licensed copy of Sublime Text 3 for all my coding Thu, Feb 13, 2014 I've been using Dreamweaver for 10 years.  After using Sublime Text 3 for a couple weeks, I'm certain this is the best editor I've ever used before and I just bought a license because I thought it was a good value.  Sublime Text is a p... Read More

Now using bitbucket.org for private source code version control for all projects Thu, Feb 13, 2014 Atlassian makes some of the best software project management software and they offer options that are hosted and self-hosted.They directly compete with github.com on 2 products.  One is much cheaper then Github for private re... Read More

A Year in Review: The Journey to Jetendo CMS Going Open Source Sun, Feb 09, 2014 The software that has powered my business and all my client's web sites for the last 10 years is 100% released as open source now: https://www.jetendo.com/ Just today, I finished automating the installation and upgrade process to make it function lik... Read More

Jetendo CMS now has scripted database upgrades Sun, Feb 09, 2014 In addition to the automated database installation feature I finished last week, I've finished the database upgrade system now. Database upgrade system features: A simple framework for scripting changes to the database was made so that these change... Read More

Jetendo Server is now available as an open source project Mon, Feb 03, 2014 After a very long weekend, I was able to get a working installation process for both Jetendo Server and Jetendo CMS combined.   I wrote documentation for how to build this solution from scratch and to customize it.  It is possible to start ... Read More

Jetendo CMS now has a automated database install process. Sun, Feb 02, 2014 There were over 200 hours of work done in the last year to enable the Jetendo CMS database upgrade process. This work is now at the point where I finished a system that can automatically export and import the schema and shared data that is needed fo... Read More