Welcome to the site, my name is Jeff and I have been working in the IT field since the early 90's. Most of what I post here is related to work that I do for the various companies that I have worked for over the years. Please feel free to look around ask questions or post comments (if available).

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Recent Posts

  • Google Reader feed to Blogengine blogroll.xml

    So I wanted the list of blogs I follow in Google Reader to be displayed on my website. Blogengine uses XML files for just about everything, so I decided I would see how difficult it was to convert the Google Reader OPML to a format suitable for Blogengine. The first step is to export your list to an OPML file, once you have that you need to grab this XSLT file that will handle the conversion and finally some sort of utility that will read in the OPML and XSLT and output the appropriate XML.

  • Updated Theme

    So I’ve spent the past few days working up a new theme for the site. I’ve been wanting something that looked similar to a newspaper, and I think I came pretty close.

  • Welcome to the new site

    I’ve been running on an OpenVZ server from PhotonVPS for quite some time now. That server was running on Ubuntu Server 9.10 (I was wrong Carson), and the site was running on Django. I’ve had no complaints for the most part, Photon has always been very prompt and aside from the few minor annoyances which seemed to plague Carson and Nick more than I, it’s been fun.

  • New Google Homepage

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  • Managing a Server Core fileserver

    So, you want to manage that Server Core now I suppose. Well, ok but you will need to do a few things first…