March 2014 Blog Archive

High availability clustering is complicated for no good reason Sat, Mar 15, 2014 My research of replication and syncing different systems has constantly resulted in find other developers' articles that rant on endlessly about how many "gotchas" exist and how many workarounds there are.  There is so much manual labor involved... Read More

The most important projects on the Jetendo CMS Roadmap Sat, Mar 15, 2014 The Jetendo CMS Roadmap features a long list of ambitious changes to make it have some pretty unique features in the world of open source CMS platforms. Below I'm pointing out the ones that will have the b... Read More

Planning a system to visually create responsive data-driven web page layouts & widgets in the Jetendo CMS browser interface Tue, Mar 04, 2014 I've been thinking about how to make the visual layout and widget editor for Jetendo CMS. So far, I've come up with an idea where I'll use drag and drop javascript-based tree controls like the following 2 examples.  I customized the data for the... Read More

Workaround for bug in LibreOffice Writer when text is lost after saving and reopening docx files Mon, Mar 03, 2014 When editing a docx file in the LibreOffice Writer 3/4, it is possible to lose all the text after a hyperlink after saving and reopening the document because they have an outstanding bug in the software. I figured out how to fix the underlying xml d... Read More