firsttube.com & flipsource.org

In a way, these two are a bit like a marriage made in heaven. You see, I use firsttube.com for fun, and inevitably, the work I do here sparks new development over at flipsource.org. That translates into projects on tubecode.org. So the entire suite is kind of related. See, just

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firsttube.com 5

I’ve had this site for almost 5 years now, and it’s been a rollercoaster. At its heydey, firsttube.com was serving about 40 MB of traffic a month. There was an archives waiting list that was well over 200 names long. Then, with the advent of phatphiles, we were serving gigabytes

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firsttube.com weblog lives….

…or does it? Since this thing has been around for a long time and gone through many periods of use and dormancy, it was time to resurrect, with the ultra stripped down firsttube.com 5. It seemed natural then, to use Flip Lite, rather than the full Flip package, to keep

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What's Up With Phatphiles?!

I’m getting asked this a lot – what’s up with phatphiles.org? Well, I suppose it’s time to announce it: phatphiles is no more. The cost of running phatphiles was growing. Phish would not allow us – in any way shape or form – to accept money, even donations, or display

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What’s Up With Phatphiles?!

I’m getting asked this a lot – what’s up with phatphiles.org? Well, I suppose it’s time to announce it: phatphiles is no more. The cost of running phatphiles was growing. Phish would not allow us – in any way shape or form – to accept money, even donations, or display

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…Announcing firsttube.com 4.1

Welcome to firsttube.com 4.1. We have now merged firsttube.com, phatphiles.org, and the short-lived phishvault.org. We now all sit on a single server and our aim is to deliver the highest quality free Phish nuggets on the internet. Over the next few weeks, we will be be adding new features that

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Sweet ….Flip 2.1

I had some trouble concentrating. That’s what I’m telling myself. That’s why I took my time with Flip 2.1, the first version to use a “code name.” So, “Lobster” is now complete and released. In follow up, I want to complete some themes, all of which will be compatible with

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Upgrading firsttube.com Using Linux

Maintaining firsttube.com has always been a pain. I’ve kept a copy of files at work, a copy of files at home, it’s generally been disorganized. It’s always been a lot of work. Since I hand code the entire thing, and not use a product like DreamWeaver of Front Page, I’ve

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Fresh!

Well, it should be clear by now that this weblog is dead and gone. However, I’ve decided to resurrect it as a sarcastic diary. Because I spent so much time building “Flip,” I didn’t spend much time on my actual use of it. This site is now using “Flip 2,”

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