Post content in current Organic group

This week, I started using the Organic groups Drupal module for the first time in Drupal 7. This article is about how to provide a link to post in the currently viewed Organic group. The link could be added in one of several ways, e.g. in a context-sensitive block…

Getting Shotgun to listen on multiple domains

Just a very quick one this week. I wrote a 301 redirect inside my Sinatra app in order to send visitors from the www subdomain to the root domain, but how could I test this locally? I'm sure there are lots of ways to do this but I had a…

GUI versus PUI

Although having failed to stick to my one week old first-thing-Friday-morning blogging routine, I have managed to sit down and start this. If you're reading this on Friday evening (and what else would anyone want to do?) then I'm probably patting myself on the back. Today I started implementing a…

Barriers to writing blog posts

My last blog post was eight months ago. I'm no marketing guru but I know that doesn't look great on the front page of my website. Hmm. So now I'm asking myself, "How could I have not blogged in all that time?, and "Is there any point blogging if I'm…

Android app crashes after adding resource to project

Just a quickie. My poor Google fu took a while to turn up the answer to this so I thought I'd add something here. If you add a resource to an Android project, e.g. an image or a layout file, and then recompile and install to your android device…

Storage Options tablets: World's dumbest security hole?

I've owned a Scroll Excel tablet, made by Storage Options, since June. It's a low-cost Android tablet with one annoying behaviour (phantom screen touches) and overall I'm very pleased with it. A few days ago, I stumbled across a forum post that said that the Scroll Excel comes pre-rooted. I…