Archive for 20120424-Tue

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The New Basecamp: Y’all Fix This Now

Dear Basecamp,

The new Basecamp is great, and I know you are working on the upgrading process. A couple things that would be nice are

(1) An option to de-privatize all “Private” items in a projects, in lieu of a method of being able to import them.

(2) An option to notify All Users of a project when it is imported.

I find myself manually doing these two steps on each project that I do import, because not having Private items in the new version is not a deal-killer for most projects (the loop-in feature neatly replaces most of the need for this, although they are do not fit exactly the same scenarios), and everybody does have to be notified when the project moves 🙂 although I appreciate that it is not automatic.

Thank you!

UPDATE 20120424-Tue

It would also be very nice to have a one-click import for all eligible projects. It takes a while to go in and click on each one, and wait, and click, and so on.

UPDATE 2012-05-07 Mon

Everything’s migrated except one project… Where I’ve gone through and looked and looked for that last tricky Private item and haven’t found it yet. Aaargh…

wget on OS X Lion

This is one of the first things I found myself doing on this new install of OS X Lion:


And I did have to follow the directions found in a comment in Apple’s AppStore (of all places) to get it linked properly:


“Functional Programming with Clojure”

This is VERY INTERESTING to me…:

And Peepcode’s business model is also intriguing.

Git “Server” Installs — Some Links

SQL Scaffolding — Some Links

Microsoft Office Repair and Uninstall Links

We have been doing a few massive rollouts of Office 2010, and these are a few places we’ve had recourse to whilst doing the uninstalls and systems cleans before the installs (mostly clearing off Office 2003, some actually doing an upgrade, but also lots of Office 2007, Office 2010 Starter, and various combinations of all three versions had to be dealt with!).