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Cheffy 2.0 beta now out!!

I’m pleased to announce that we have release the new version of Cheffy, what we’ve been calling internally, Cheffy 2.0. The new version comes with a number of new features, some of which I’ll be detaileding over the coming weeks, but as a headline…

Opening up comments (thanks Akismet)

For a long time I disabled comments on the site because I received a huge amount of comment spam. I’ve been running with Akismet now for months (and filtered over 11,000 items in the process), so I’m going to open up the site for comments. You’re …

Live Search Plugin

I’ve noticed that a larger number of people come to the site and start searching for a particular entry, so I’ve decided to add the excellent Wordpress Live Search Plugin to the site. Now when you search, you’ll get a live list beneath the search …

Parallels blogs my Solaris/Parallels post

The team over at Parallels noticed my Working with Solaris 10 in Parallels Desktop piece over on Coalface, and had a few nice words to say about me. In particular: For those of you unfamiliar with Martin, he’s a well respected tech journalist who …

MCslp Coalface is live

I’ve started up a new blog designed to handle the day-to-day thoughts and issues, programming notes, IT tricks and so on that I come across (and use/develop) each day. Called MCslp Coalface, the blog is designed to contain the issues and notes tha…

Moving to MySQL

Starting in April I will be a member of the documentation team for MySQL. Among many other projects and responsibilities my main area of focus will be redeveloping on the connector documentation (i.e. the interfaces between MySQL and ODBC, JDBC, p…

Cheffy goes live!

Over the years many of you will have heard me mention things like Foodware, Cheffy and Foodies. All names for essentially the same thing, a recipe site that does more than just provide you with a simple way of finding recipes. Today, 18th December…