SMALL AXE

Can I just carry on for a second about some development stuff? I began writing Flip in 2002, when I was a relatively newbie to web programming. Sure, I’d been doing HTML and Javasacript since ’99, and I had been playing with PHP for 6 months or so, but I

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Rebirth of the Blog

I took the code for ft_blog and used it as the base for the next version of Flip, which we all know by now, is not actually going to be called “Flip.” However, I’ve done A LOT with it. In fact, it’s kind of a new app. It uses templates

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Portability. Like a mofo.

Here’s how it worked: first, I wrote firsttube.com. Then I used the code to write Flip. Then I used Flip as the base for the next version of firsttube.com. Then I merged the changes back into Flip. Then I slimmed it down and created Flip Lite, which I later used

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About the Source

general information Although firsttube.com is a site dedicated to Phish, there’s really quite a bit going on in the background. As a somewhat experienced web programmer – there’s a lot of not-very-complex but super powerful pre-processing going on on a lot of these pages, and for those of you interested,

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it’s funny

See, I always figure that no one ever reads my blog. Well, not one I need to worry about. Friends, chicks I’ve dated, employers… the liklihood that any of these people has read my blog is really really small. Shit, I don’t even read my own blog, and anyone who

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it's funny

See, I always figure that no one ever reads my blog. Well, not one I need to worry about. Friends, chicks I’ve dated, employers… the liklihood that any of these people has read my blog is really really small. Shit, I don’t even read my own blog, and anyone who

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ft Classic Now Unmaintained

Just wanted to let you all know, as I mentioned before, firsttube.com is becoming my personal site. Well, unless somethig really exxciting comes along, I am officially calling firsttube.com/classic “unmaintained.” There are lots of bugs in the code right now – they aren’t bugs in “Flip,” which runs it, as

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Leaps and Bounds

I spent a while writing new stuff for the ft_blog over the last two days. As I mentioned, commenting and moderation. I added in descriptive moderation too. All comments now start at one point, and positive mods add one point, negatives take one off, and kill subtracts 6. All comments

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DIVs only

notsomuch. according to css expert eric meyer, large scale tables used for page layout are okay. so stop the presses everyone – tables are okay today. i’m really getting sick of all these “made without tables” buttons on pages. it’s very cool to be able to be good enough with

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