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Everything I've written about coding

ghost-to-wp

Migrate your Ghost blog to Wordpress with this nodejs script. Includes authors, posts (including sticky and published status), and tags....

How I ended up learning to code

This is 'Part 2' of my October GLAM Blog Club posts. I've been asked by a few librarians about my...

Pocket API, more stupid Twitter bots, and hacker chic

I've done a little more coding over the last few months, particularly April, but I haven't really blogged about it....

What I learned in 2016

Last year was a real year of learning code for me. I hadn’t quite realised how much so until...

Zoia Horn’s Library: protecting your users’ privacy with Tinfoil

In February I presented a paper at the VALA 2016 conference. The basic argument of my paper was that the...

Understanding what typeof thing you're dealing with

Yesterday I was supposed to be working on a demo for tinfoil, but I got distracted looking at the New...

The Journal of Scientific Humanities

As promised, I've been writing some more code over the last few weeks. You have probably already noticed that I've...

Twelve bots in twelve months

I didn’t really make any resolutions this year, but I do have a plan of sorts that will help...

My first live Meteor app

I’ve been busy the last couple of months building a user interface for @ausglamblogs. You may recall I created...

Ausglamblogs twitter bot now has public feed listing

When I announced @AusGLAMBlogs to the world, a few people asked if they could get the list of blog feeds...

Building a twitter bot part 2 - it’s aliiiive!

In part 1 of ‘building a twitter bot’ we stepped through setting up nodejs and some fairly basic plumbing to...

Building a twitter bot using node, feedparser and simple-twitter (part 1)

Last weekend I should have been doing a lot of things. Washing. Working on my VALA conference paper. Reading the...

How to move from Wordpress.com to Ghost in a bazillion easy steps

In my last post I wrote about why I moved to Ghost, and why I made some particular design decisions....

Why I moved my blog from Wordpress to Ghost, and why I turned off comments along the way

In May last year I saw a tweet about a Kickstarter campaign for a new blogging platform called Ghost. I...

On relevance, standards and collaborative leadership

Regular readers of this blog will have noticed an absence of posts over the last few months. After a recent...