Send and receive email for your domain with Postmark and Amazon’s SES, S3, and Lambda services

A long, long, long time ago, sending email via your website was really horrible. Alongside the static HTML powering your Guestbook, you had some copy/pasted CGI script your ISP somehow allowed you to use that probably didn’t work, but oh crap it started working I hope it doesn’t break now. A long, long time ago, … Continue reading Send and receive email for your domain with Postmark and Amazon’s SES, S3, and Lambda services

Flushing rewrite rules in WordPress multisite for fun and profit

Developing plugins and introducing new rewrite rules for features on single site installations of WordPress is pretty straight forward. Via register_activation_hook(), you’re able to setup a task that fires flush_rewrite_rules() and you can safely assume job well done. But for multisite? A series of bad choices awaits. Everything seems normal. The activation hook fires and even … Continue reading Flushing rewrite rules in WordPress multisite for fun and profit

v0.8 of Varying Vagrant Vagrants has been pushed

v0.8 of Varying Vagrant Vagrants has been pushed Definitely not as ridiculously long as the v0.7 changelog, but a good month of steady progress. Enable SSH agent forwarding Wrap update/installation procedures with a network status check Enable WP_DEBUG by default Update wp-cli during provisioning Better handling of package status checks Better handling of custom apt … Continue reading v0.8 of Varying Vagrant Vagrants has been pushed

On Citizenship in Open-source software development

On Citizenship in Open-source software development I’ll steal the TL;DR from the author: TL;DR: By giving an actual social status to the people contributing to a repository, GitHub would solve the problem of zombie-projects with a scattered community. By allowing these citizens to actually collaborate with each other, instead of just with the owner, repositories … Continue reading On Citizenship in Open-source software development

v0.6 of Varying Vagrant Vagrants has been pushed

v0.6 of Varying Vagrant Vagrants has been pushed Plenty of changes and plenty of contributions this round. Great stuff! Add WordPress Unit Tests Option for custom shell provisioning file Pre/Post provisioning hooks via additional shell scripts Flags system to disable portions of default provisioning Grab stable WordPress from latest.tar.gz vs SVN Append custom apt sources … Continue reading v0.6 of Varying Vagrant Vagrants has been pushed