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Bookie PyCon 2012 Sprint Report

So PyCon sprints, what can you say? You go, you hack…and hack…and some some point you take a break for a beverage…and hack some more. Last year I got the real movement behind Bookie. So this really marks the one … Continue reading Read More »

PyCon 2012: What a ride!

Phew, tiring trip to PyCon this year. This was my second year after hitting up my first last year. The conference definitely felt larger than last year as they crossed 2,200 attendees. It’s unbelievable to see how large the Python … Continue reading Read More »

Bookie Sprint Summary

Today we had the first Bookie sprint of the year. The five of us got together at my place for the main purpose of working on starting a Firefox extension for Bookie. We ended up pairing up into a couple … Continue reading Read More »

Bookie Sprint! Feb 25th 10am-4pm

What’s that I hear? A Bookie sprint is going to take place. We’ve got a clear mission, to get a Firefox extension going for Bookie. Since all of the rework has been going into the JS driving Bookie, the hope … Continue reading Read More »

Book status report…the JS UI is alive!

Well that took a while. Back in September I opened a branch of Bookie to try to do some cool Backbone driven UI stuff. I decided that maintaining a separate mobile UI was going to kill me. So I needed … Continue reading Read More »

Ubuntu Community Appreciation Day: My Loco!

So on Ubuntu Community Appreciation Day I want to toss a big thanks out to the Michigan Loco. It’s a great bunch of guys and gals that I talk with online every day and have helped keep me sane, taught me new things, and overall have just made this community thing work for me. If [...] Read More »

An updated email config, 2 offlineimap, mutt, and dovecot ftw!

Since joining the Launchpad team my email has been flooded. I’ve always been pretty careful to keep my email clean and I’ve been a bit overwhelmed with all the new mailing lists. There are a bunch of people working on things, as you can imagine. So the email never stops. I’m still working on figuring [...] Read More »

CoffeeHouseCoders 11/23/11: YUI Theater group viewing

Just a heads up, this week’s CoffeeHouseCoders (CHC) Detroit-ish will be a bit different. One of the goals of moving the location to the new Caribou was that we get access to the meeting room. This opens up the opportunity for us to have some group discussion and such around various topics. We’re going to [...] Read More »

Launchpad Team: Day 1 complete

Phew, well one day down. I dove head first into Canonical and Launchpad today. It’s a bit amazing the amount of information and parts there are to everything. Everyone welcoming me throughout the day was great, but my head is still spinning a bit for sure. I managed to get a nice starter walk-through of [...] Read More »

Mutli-monitor on the go, DisplayLink usb monitor

Now that I’m going to be working for Canonical I’ve got to get ready for some week long sprints. Now, I LOVE my 12″ X201 thinkpad. It’s the best laptop I’ve ever owned, and I’ve owned macs, toshibas, dells, and larger thinkpads. When I’m home, I dock and use dual 21″ displays. When I travel, [...] Read More »

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