To whom it may concern

About two weeks five months ago, Molly (of WaSP fame) asked the question "Who do you blog for?" on her blog. This made me ask myself the same question, then wonder about why I started blogging, which in turn led me to think about why I stopped. This is a rather personal, possibly pointless and unstructured rant about the chain of thoughts that followed...

Here it goes again

This has to be one of the most entertaining and captivating music videos I've seen in years. The creativity and choreography displayed in the video i just awesome, but what really is impressing is that it's all in one take! It's one take...

Monitor update #2

Just a quick note to mention that the newly added servers have been included in the server monitor. The status monitor is now up to date and includes all the servers in our hosting environment.

Monitor update #1

A new version of the status monitor has just been uploaded. There's only a few minor changes from the previous version, though as the testing period went well I've enabled the monitor for all (currently 115!) services.

The challenge

About a week ago, yet another major natural disaster struck upon us. A powerful earthquake, measuring 7.6 on the Moment magnitude scale, struck in the bordering regions of Pakistan, India, and Afghanistan. Thousands have already been killed, many more thousands are in desperate need of our immediate support!

SparkCMS 0.3.5

As of a few hours ago, eVirtus!net is on running a brand new version of Spark CMS! After more than 8 months of work I froze version 0.3.5 on build 200 and uploaded it to the servers. Internally dubbed "the monster" (due to the fact that it accumulates more than 8 months worth of work), it represents a major milestone in the project; The frontend features are mostly completed.

As time goes by...

One thing I've learned a lot about recently is time, timezones, DST and the utter complexity of mixing 'em all together. To bring further confusion into the equation, Spark CMS has to deal with several possibilities for what a function uses as its starting point for dates. This has lead to a lot of work related to time and dates lately...

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