Posts tagged “blogs”

How to Subscribe to RSS Feeds in Mac OS X

How to Subscribe to RSS Feeds in Mac OS X

At one point I was doing my best to try to read over 100 different blogs each day. It was, in addition to unbelievably time-consuming, very frustrating when I’d see that some large percentage hadn’t been updated since the last time I’d checked. Enter RSS. RSS stands for “real simple syndication”. What does that mean?


from Of course, my hope is that any programmer who uses the Web also gives back to the Web, posts their solved problems, tips, sample code, and so on. (I’m lucky that I get to do this as part of my job.) For a programmer these days, knowing how to learn on the Web

No Disassemble!

Note: Currently there is no way to delete an MT blog.


Well that was easy enough! I just switched my Song of the Moment blog from Blogger to MovableType. It was a cinch to import all the entries from Blogger to the new cms. I have a bunch of template-editing to do, but otherwise it was painless. Make a note! You have to chmod your mt-import.cgi

What Is This? is the personal weblog of me, David Vincent Gagne. I've been publishing here since 1999, which makes this one of the oldest continuously-updated websites on the Internet.

A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.


You can read dozens of essays and articles and find hundreds of links to other sites with stories and information about Ernest Hemingway in The Hemingway Collection.