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Blog posts for 2010

Character encoding in perl: decode_utf8() vs decode('utf8')

David Christensen · December 31, 2010

SearchToolbar and dropped Interchange sessions

Ron Phipps · December 22, 2010

Using "diff" and "git" to locate original revision/source of externally modified files

David Christensen · December 18, 2010

Dissecting a Rails 3 Spree Extension Upgrade

Steph Skardal · December 16, 2010

PostgreSQL 9.0 High Performance Review

David Christensen · November 30, 2010

PostgreSQL 9.0 Admin Cookbook

Joshua Tolley · November 29, 2010

Ruby on Rails versus CakePHP: A Syntax Comparison Guide

Steph Skardal · November 26, 2010

Mongol Rally charity fundraiser

Jon Jensen · November 26, 2010

Liquid Galaxy Sysadmin+ Wanted

Ben Goldstein · November 18, 2010

Utah Open Source Conference 2010 part 1

Jon Jensen · November 12, 2010

(Image|Graphics)Magick trick for monitoring or visualizations

Kiel Christofferson · November 3, 2010

Speeding up the Spree demo site

Jon Jensen · November 2, 2010

Keep the Aisles Clean at Checkout

Mark Johnson · October 26, 2010

Spree on Rails 3: Part Two

Steph Skardal · October 25, 2010

Spree on Rails 3: Part One

Steph Skardal · October 25, 2010

check_postgres meets pgbouncer

Joshua Tolley · October 22, 2010

Youth Debate and other client news

Jon Jensen · October 20, 2010

Cross Browser Development: A Few CSS and JS Issues

Steph Skardal · October 20, 2010

Simple audio playback with Yahoo Mediaplayer

Jeff Boes · October 20, 2010

git branches and rebasing

Jeff Boes · October 19, 2010

Implementing Per Item Discounts in Spree

Sonny Cook · October 19, 2010

SEO friendly redirects in Interchange

Richard Templet · October 15, 2010

Providing Database Handle for Interchange Testing

Chris Kershaw · October 14, 2010

Conventions

Jon Jensen · October 14, 2010

Red Hat SELinux policy for mod_wsgi

Adam Vollrath · October 13, 2010

Keep Your Tools Sharp To Avoid Personal Technical Debt

Brian Gadoury · October 12, 2010

Spree Sample Data: Orders and Checkout

Steph Skardal · October 11, 2010

Upgrading old versions of Postgres

Greg Sabino Mullane · October 11, 2010

Seeking a Ruby, Rails, Spree developer

Jon Jensen · October 9, 2010

Surge 2010 wrap-up

Jon Jensen · October 5, 2010

Two Cool Things about Liquid Galaxy

Ben Goldstein · October 4, 2010

Surge 2010 day 1

Jon Jensen · October 1, 2010

Google Liquid Galaxy Support

Ben Goldstein · September 30, 2010

Gift Certificates: Easy to Say, Hard to Do

Carl Bailey · September 29, 2010

PostgreSQL 8.4 in RHEL/CentOS 5.5

Jon Jensen · September 28, 2010

Debugging jQuery

Ron Phipps · September 28, 2010

Postgres configuration best practices

Greg Sabino Mullane · September 27, 2010

Anonymous code blocks

Joshua Tolley · September 23, 2010

pg_wrapper's very symbolic links

Josh Williams · September 22, 2010

Listen/Notify improvements in PostgreSQL 9.0

Greg Sabino Mullane · September 21, 2010

PostgreSQL odd checkpoint failure

David Christensen · September 14, 2010

Perl Testing - stopping the firehose

Greg Sabino Mullane · September 13, 2010

jQuery Auto-Complete in Interchange

Jeff Boes · September 13, 2010

Reducing bloat without locking

Joshua Tolley · September 9, 2010

CSS Sprites and a "Live" Demo

Steph Skardal · September 6, 2010

Guidelines for Interchange site migrations

Ron Phipps · September 3, 2010

Long Lasting SSH Multiplexing Made Simplish

Brian J. Miller · September 1, 2010

An Odd Reason Why I Like Google Wave

Jon Jensen · August 30, 2010

Learning Spree: 10 Intro Tips

James Bennett · August 26, 2010

Hopefully Useful Techniques for Git Rebase

Ethan Rowe · August 20, 2010

Backcountry.com, CityPASS, and Zapp's in the news

Jon Jensen · August 17, 2010

Ruby on Rails Typo blog upgrade

Jon Jensen · August 11, 2010

Creativity with fuzzy string search

Joshua Tolley · August 10, 2010

End Point turns 15 years old

Jon Jensen · August 9, 2010

Tail_n_mail and the log_line_prefix curse

Greg Sabino Mullane · August 6, 2010

A WordPress Migration Quick Tip

Steph Skardal · August 4, 2010

Spree: Gift Certificates and Coupons

Steph Skardal · July 29, 2010

Distributed Transactions and Two-Phase Commit

Joshua Tolley · July 29, 2010

PostgreSQL: per-version .psqlrc

David Christensen · July 28, 2010

Efficiency of find -exec vs. find | xargs

Jon Jensen · July 28, 2010

PostgreSQL: Dynamic SQL Function

David Christensen · July 27, 2010

Localize $@ in DESTROY

Mark Johnson · July 26, 2010

PostgreSQL: Migration Support Checklist

David Christensen · July 22, 2010

Spree: Working with Sample Product Data

Steph Skardal · July 21, 2010

Why is my load average so high?

Joshua Tolley · July 15, 2010

Views across many similar tables

Jeff Boes · July 13, 2010

Spree vs. Magento: Feature List Revisited

Steph Skardal · July 13, 2010

Mock Testing with Perl

Sonny Cook · July 9, 2010

Upgrading Spree with the help of Git

Steph Skardal · June 28, 2010

Getting Started with Unit Testing

Ethan Rowe · June 23, 2010

SouthEast LinuxFest 2010

Brian J. Miller · June 16, 2010

NoSQL at RailsConf 2010: An Ecommerce Example

Steph Skardal · June 14, 2010

pgcrypto pg_cipher_exists errors on upgrade from PostgreSQL 8.1

Greg Sabino Mullane · June 10, 2010

Rails 3 at RailsConf 2010: Code Goodness

Steph Skardal · June 10, 2010

RailsConf 2010: Spree and The Ecommerce Smackdown, Or Not

Steph Skardal · June 9, 2010

RailsConf 2010 Rate a Rails Application: Day One, Session One

Steph Skardal · June 8, 2010

Spree vs Magento: A Feature List Comparison

Steph Skardal · June 7, 2010

Tracking Down Database Corruption With psql

Josh Williams · June 1, 2010

The PGCon "Hall Track"

Joshua Tolley · May 25, 2010

Postgres Conference - PGCon2010 - Day Two

Greg Sabino Mullane · May 24, 2010

Spree and Multi-site Architecture for Ecommerce

Steph Skardal · May 24, 2010

PostgreSQL Conference - PGCon 2010 - Day One

Greg Sabino Mullane · May 21, 2010

PostgreSQL 8.4 on RHEL 4: Teaching an old dog new tricks

David Christensen · May 19, 2010

PostgreSQL switches to Git

Greg Sabino Mullane · May 19, 2010

Finding the PostgreSQL version - without logging in!

Greg Sabino Mullane · May 17, 2010

Thrillist Buys JackThreads

Jon Jensen · May 14, 2010

Continuing an interrupted git-svn clone

David Christensen · May 13, 2010

PostgreSQL template databases to restore to a known state

Greg Sabino Mullane · May 12, 2010

Using PostgreSQL Hooks

Joshua Tolley · May 12, 2010

Tail_n_Mail does Windows (log file monitoring)

Greg Sabino Mullane · May 9, 2010

Cassandra, Thrift, and Fibers in EventMachine

Ethan Rowe · May 8, 2010

PostgreSQL startup Debian logging failure

David Christensen · May 5, 2010

Tickle me Postgres: Tcl inside PostgreSQL with pl/tcl and pl/tclu

Greg Sabino Mullane · May 4, 2010

LinuxFest Northwest: PostgreSQL 9.0 upcoming features

Selena Deckelmann · April 30, 2010

Viewing Postgres function progress from the outside

Greg Sabino Mullane · April 28, 2010

Make git grep recurse into submodules

David Christensen · April 26, 2010

Spree and Authorize.Net: Authorization and Capture Quick Tip

Steph Skardal · April 26, 2010

PostgreSQL at LinuxFest Northwest

Selena Deckelmann · April 23, 2010

jQuery UI Sortable Tips

Chris Kershaw · April 23, 2010

Using charge tag in Interchange's profiles, and trickiness with logic and tag interpolation order

Ron Phipps · April 22, 2010

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