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Ajax Comments in Pyblosxom

Since I migrated this site to Pyblosxom, I’ve been tweaking it here and there. My biggest tweak to date has been adding AJAX to comments. Specifically, comment previewing and posting can optionally use AJAX, as opposed to full HTTP POST requests. This avoids a full-size roundtrip and re-render, so commenting feels faster and more lightweight. […]

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pyblosxom ajax comments

This patch was applied to the Pyblosxom contributed plugins pack in revision 973. It’s included in version 1.3.3 of the contrib pack. For the impatient:   Download contrib pack 1.3.3 (includes AJAX support)   PyBlosxom home page   PyBlosxom plugin registry PyBlosxom, the server software that runs used to run this site, uses a plugin […]

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Migrated to WordPress

This site, snarfed.org, has been running happily on PyBlosxom for the last four years. PyBlosxom has been great, and I’ve been happy to use it and even give back a bit. However, the PyBlosxom community is pretty small, so when I needed a new feature or improvement, I often ended up doing it myself. I […]

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snarfed WordPress theme

Download snarfed theme 0.5 This site runs on WordPress and uses its own WordPress theme, the aptly named snarfed theme. snarfed is simple, clean, and minimalist. Many standard elements and pieces of text have been removed, including admin links (edit, manage, etc.) on the live site. If you really want them, you can add them […]

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Facebook Friend Lists

Facebook‘s Friend List feature is invaluable. It lets you create lists for different groups of friends: work, family, school, local, or just people you want to pay more (or less) attention to. It’s easy to add or remove individual people from a friend list, but at first, there’s no obvious to way to make larger, […]

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