Friday Fix: WordPress code tag with a bad character

Inside WordPress’s WYSIWYG editor, if you start a line of text, inside a code tag with a bad character, in my case, the ‘#’ character, the output gets screwed up. Here’s how to fix it. If anyone looked at my previous post in the first week or two after I posted it, you may have noticed… Continue reading Friday Fix: WordPress code tag with a bad character

Blog migration yet again

Managing my own blog has proved to be a bit too cumbersome for me. I’ve moved both blog.bencarson.net and catsandcode.com to a free wordpress.com blog. This allows for a free SSL-encrypted connection, plus I figure my site’s backend will be more professionally maintained. I am giving up a lot of freedom in the choice of… Continue reading Blog migration yet again

That didn’t last long

Well I’ve blown away my instance of comicCMS. Why, you may ask? Last night I attended my first meetup, and got some exposure to WordPress outside of my current ideas about what WordPress should be used for. I learned that there are tons of plugins for WordPress, and a quick search turned up some webcomic… Continue reading That didn’t last long

The cat-brained coder

This is my first attempt at a blog. I’ve been meaning to do it for a while, but it never felt like my ideas were fleshed out enough or I had enough time to sit down and come up with something decent. That is still true today. But, inspired by this Coding Horror post, and… Continue reading The cat-brained coder