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jazzsequence

music, WordPress, and other assorted geekery

Posts filed under workstation

We built a standing desk!

One desk up

I’ve been interested in having and/or building a standing desk for years. It probably started with this article in Wired. The main reason for not getting one, however, was having invested in a corner desk piece with an extension for the purpose of housing two workstations side-by-side, one for me and one for my wife…. (read more)

Making theme options modular

Today I submitted version 1.1 of Museum Core to the WordPress theme repository for review. Originally this was going to just be a simple update with some bugfixes, but I had thought of a way to make it easier to build child themes that include some options settings from the parent theme (Museum Core) without… (read more)

New look for jazzsequence.com (again…)

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So, the jazzsequence.com redesign is still on (or at least planned), but I figured, since I just got a theme hosted in the WordPress.org themes repository, I might as well make it, you know, my theme so that at least one person is using it live, right? So here it is: Museum Core. I’ve also… (read more)

SublimeText — I think I’m in love

SublimeText 2 with Soda package, Monokai Soda color scheme, and Meslo font

I’m not one to gush about text editors. Pretty much they do their job and that’s about it. I respect the amount of work that goes into something like, say, OpenOffice.org Writer, but I wouldn’t say I’m in love with any particular aspect of it (except, perhaps, that it’s free — as in beer —… (read more)

WP_Query pagination problems? Here’s a hack

It happens every time I use WP_Query. I get a beautiful-looking custom WP_Query. Then I try to add pagination and everything goes to hell. I’ve spent hours looking up solutions. Every time. Nine times out of ten, they don’t work. And for no discernible reason. Here’s a hack that worked for me, and is mostly… (read more)

Multiple loops, post formats, and content types in a single home page template

Wow. That title is a mouthful. And given the improbable combination of different content types, I’m actually somewhat surprised that I did, in fact, pull off just that. In working on a client site for a Christian ministry in the Democratic Republic of Ghana, I set out today to create this: What we have here… (read more)

Wherein I reveal that I’m actually a big fat liar

matrix

For a long time I’ve told people “I’m not really a coder.  I hate programming.”  It’s true that when I took Assembly Language and C++ in college, I barely scraped by and mostly hated every minute.  The only part I didn’t hate, in fact, was when I finally wrote something that worked, and this was… (read more)