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Making Your Webservice More Developer Friendly

I’ve been working on Migratr for around a year and a half now, and in that time have added support for 11 different webservices. Sometimes I’ve grabbed third party libraries designed for interacting with those API’s, other times I coded up the service-interaction layer myself, and I’ve gone through SOAP, Rest (via URL munging or […]

Migratr 1.05 – Migratr adds Photobucket Support!

I know it’s been a while since I released a new version of migratr, but since I had a couple of days off post-christmas, I had some free time to finish up some bugfixes, aesthetic tweaks, and photobucket support that I’ve been working on for a while. Oh snap! What’s that? Yeah, you read correctly. […]

Migratr Reviewed on!

Hello there friends! A bit of good news, Migratr got a very nice review on the website! Check it out here. Sorry for the lack of updates lately. I’ve been plugging away, but sometimes it’s hard to get to a stopping point where I can say “this is ready for release”. Will prob. have […]

Killing the Fencepost in C#: A handy code snippet

A short while ago, a buddy was saying how learning Lisp had made him start thinking of everything in terms of map/reduce. As an example he gave me an example of a recent python snippet he’d written. return reduce(lambda l, r: l + seperator + r, (str(s) for s in values)) While I’m not going […]

AOL Abandons 28 Million Potential Pictures Users By The End Of The Year

AOL disappoints yet again! It has 28 million users all over the country and it can’t seem to get its act together. In the last year or so it has launched or talked about launching and then killed off over 50 product and service options, and much of what was touted as being the new […]