Reminder: new blog and feed locations

Effective January 1, 2010, my blog is split into current and archived versions. Current blog Please update your bookmarks and feed subscriptions as follows: The address of the current blog is http://www.sutor.com/c/. The link to the blog feed is http://feeds.feedburner.com/BobSutor. The blog comments feed is http://feeds.feedburner.com/CommentsForBobSutor. Archived blog The address…

Continue reading

New locations for Bob Sutor’s blog

I’ve been extensively reorganizing my website and effective January 1, 2010, my blog will be split into current and archived versions. Current blog Please update your bookmarks and feed subscriptions as follows: The address of the current blog is http://www.sutor.com/c/. The link to the blog feed is http://feeds.feedburner.com/BobSutor. The blog…

Continue reading

Sunday morning WordPress installation maintenance

Effective January 1, 2010, this site does not use Drupal and instead uses only WordPress. This site is a merge of WordPress and Drupal, with the former handling the blog and the latter everything else. I use variations on the Garland theme originally developed for Drupal to try to make…

Continue reading

Site statistics through September 30, 2009

Here are the rolling three month sutor.com site stats from Google Analytics, plus 12 month previous stats. Percentages are calculated with respect to total numbers of hits. Statistics are computed from the first to the last days of the months listed. The up and down arrows compare the latest month…

Continue reading

Update on antisocial bookmarks

About once a month I publish an entry about what I’ve been calling antisocial bookmarks, the saving of links to articles, blog entries, websites, and documents to a blog without using a service like Delicious or Diigo. My last entry, at the end of August, was called “More thoughts on…

Continue reading

Creating a book catalog with Drupal and the CCK, Views, and Amazon modules

Effective January 1, 2010, this site does not use Drupal and instead uses only WordPress. Some of the links below may not work. I set up a little project for myself this weekend: how could I use Drupal to put together a catalog of my science fiction and fantasy books…

Continue reading

More thoughts on using WordPress for antisocial bookmarks

Several weeks ago I mentioned that I had stopped using Diigo for saving and then posting digests of links into this blog. Long before that, I had stopped using delicious for that functionality and switched to Diigo. The reasons I gave were: I don’t really need my saved bookmarks available…

Continue reading

Google still beating Bing, by a lot, plus other number games

Yesterday I was reading the article “Surprise: Open-Source Users Prefer Google to Microsoft Bing” by Clint Boulton. In it, Clint talks about Chitka ad network’s analysis of their traffic from search engines: The ad network compared the operating system and search engine data for more than 163 million searches and…

Continue reading

Aftermath of site reconstruction: a few more nits

Ten days ago I documented how my hosting provider deleted the wrong account and wiped sutor.com and some other sites I own. I had backups for all the files and got most everything running within a few hours, but it was a pain. What did not happen automatically upon restoring…

Continue reading