Importing to BitBucket

When bitbucket added git to their code hosting service, I signed up to try out the service. Primarily since they offer unlimited free private repositories, which is perfect for one-coder projects like this blog. Each repository also gets a wiki and an issue tracker. Creating an account was straight forward, I then had to import …

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TiVo Premiere Elites released

The TiVo community has started to dissect the latest DVR from TiVo and finds intriguing new features, along with more than 300 hours of HD recording capacity.  Another interesting find, the unit is more energy efficient, drawing about 20 Watts. They’ve even started opening up their brand new boxes and taking photos of the guts. And a …

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Poison Ivy relief

I don’t want to anger the woods gods by posting this, but I’ll risk it.  So far, this is shaping up to be the first summer in 5ish years (or more, I’ve lost count) where I haven’t been exposed to poison ivy.  And that is despite finding some very poision ivy looking plant in one …

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Working with git branches

I can’t seem to remember the specicfic magic git switches when pushing and pulling branches between different git repositories, so I am writing it down here. 1. Create your local branch for development git checkout -b my-branch 2. Push local branch to remote server & track it. git push -u origin my-branch 3. Checkout and …

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From Facebook to Drupal slides

I had a great time attending and presenting at CapitalCampDC this year, and look forward to doing it again.  I talked about how we are using Facebook applications to run contests at D.C. United.  You can view the slides at the link below.