The Dopefly Tech Blog
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posted under category: Servers on September 7, 2005 at 4:09 pm by MrNate
If you're reading this, you're looking at dopefly.com at it's new host, just 15 feet from my desk!
Thanks to Alan for the server, the AZCFUG for the software, Interactive Sites (my new employer) for the bandwidth and John & Pat for helping me set this up and getting the site moved over. You guys are all awesome.
It's sad though, I was almost enjoying having a web site blink on and off like a strobe light. Yeah, the stobe site. That's dopefly. Well, no longer, as long as we can avoid another one of those catastrophic drive failures this box had a few months back.
In related news, my 2.0 version of this blog is coming along. I had this idea to make an OO singleton-styled pattern, though it was mostly for the sake of coping with a database that was down 80% of the time. Still, I'll push ahead because it's a fun experiment.
posted under category: Servers on August 25, 2004 at 3:09 pm by MrNate
Just read on Steven Erat's Blog that the CFMX 6.1 Updater just came out. You've got to search for it, but you can find it on the Updater page.
I know it's been tested and verified and everything, but i'm still waiting a week or two with my ears open before applying it to my production servers.
posted under category: Servers on August 13, 2004 at 1:28 pm by MrNate
I recently switched web site hosts, following David Medlock's suggestion of going with his provider. I thought it would be great and fun --and darn cheap! Well it's great to have a ColdFusion server for my site, but working with these people is difficult.
It took a whole month to get my SQL database hooked up. Here's a shortened transcript of my little sql battle:
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Nathan is a co-manager for the Phoenix CFUG (AZCFUG
) and a ColdFusion application developer for an aerospace company in the Phoenix East valley (Mesa). Aside from doing ColdFusion applications, Nathan enjoys playing with servers, hacking with a variety of other programming languages and managing his home theater PC. Nathan got his programming start writing batch files in DOS.