January 2009 Archives



January 7, 2009

Follow Up on my MT and Facebook Connect Problem

Just because I don't want to type things twice, please read this post.

January 11, 2009

Using IfArchiveType to display keywords on Entry pages

Some times it is easy to find useful code snippets for Movable Type, sometimes not. I had always wondered how you would intelligently include META information (specifically keywords), and after a few tries, and looking through the tag reference on MT.org, I found IfArchiveType.

Starting the mt:if statement off with IfArchiveType is important because IfArchiveType itself is a block tag. I also am using BlogID and some global and local template modules. Hit the jump for the code an a short description

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January 12, 2009

Set Default Email Account in Entourage with AppleScript

You would think that by 2008 Entourage would allow you to chose the default email account in, oh I don't know, the preferences screen. No, that is too much to ask.

Here is the solution, an AppleScript:

tell application "Microsoft Entourage"
	
	set homeAccount to IMAP account named "Meancode"
	
	set default mail account to homeAccount
	
end tell

January 14, 2009

The Problem with Blogcritics

I’m not sure what happened with Blogcritics. Once, it was the only site I would write for. I could write what I wanted, when I wanted, and it was fun. Review material was plentiful, and I had some satisfaction from it. All of that has changed recently.

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January 20, 2009

Live Streaming Video of the Swearing-in of Barack Obama

Watch it online.You do need Silverlight.

January 29, 2009

Charles Schneer Passes

Many won't know the name, but Charles Schneer has died at age 88. He's best known for his role as producer on nearly all of Ray Harryhausen's classic films - excluding the Beast from 20,000 Fathoms - including some of the greatest stop motion creature features ever created. Having grown up with Harryhausen films, this is one of the biggest losses in the industry personally short of Harryhausen himself passing away. After the jump is the note from IMDB (can't link unfortunately):

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