Jumping The Gun

It has become a bit of a disappointing trend in recent years that whenever [big company] does anything with [small company], total outrage about their motivations ensues. Examples? Sparrow, Skype, Yammer, Instagram, Nest, WhatsApp and, most recently, Oculus Rift. All of whom were acquired by either Facebook, Google or Microsoft…

Part V: Preparation for Trial by Fire

The follow on from Part IV: Let's Talk About JavaScript As February slowly laid its head to rest and March awakened from a deep and lonely sleep, a new dawn and a new day arrived for the Ghost project. The only thing more terrifying than the prospect of the software…

Part IV: Let's Talk About JavaScript

The follow on from Part III: From Fiction to Function The transition from year to year is always a weird one. Everything sort of goes to shit around December 16th and doesn't really recover until a full month later. If you can even remember what you were working on. Between…

Resolutions

Traditionally this is a time of year when we all sit down and make promises which we have but the vaguest intentions of keeping. In some obscure manner, the calendar ticking over to mark a new year is significant. It wipes the slate clean and promises to forget all of…

Part III: From Fiction to Function

The follow on from Part II: It Started with a Blog Post In the entire lifespan of Ghost to date, mid-November 2012 was probably the most daunting. It was like I had just suggested a recipe for a new cake, and hundreds of people all immeditely chimed in with what…

How to Use a CDN with WordPress

An incredibly simple way to supercharge a WordPress website. There doesn't seem to be much information out there on using a CDN with WordPress. So I though I'd put together an incredibly simple tutorial. First, some back-story. Skip to the next heading if you just want the instructions. Back Story…