I volunteered to bring some baked goodies for a rowing event earlier this year, and for some reason I decided that I would really like to bring something that looks nice. Some bits of Googling later, I came across a lovely recipe for cheesecake cupcakes with raspberry swirls at Annie’s Eats. These not only look amazing: they taste amazing. You get all the joys of cheesecake in a nice, manageable quantity. And cupcakes are much easier to make than ordinary (big) cheesecake. In short: make this recipe.Continue reading “Raspberry swirl cheesecake cupcakes”
Well, it’s September, so I guess it’s time to call it quits with that whole “summer” thing. This has been a really nice few months. I’m very grateful that I could participate in Google Summer of Code this year with my project to build a shiny new Break Timer application for GNOME 3.Continue reading “GNOME Break Timer: Final report”
Almost five months ago, I switched to a standing desk. I am in love.
Yes, it is absolutely sane to be in love with a desk.Continue reading “I typed this standing up”
Spurred on by the rather dull situation of my web dev portfolio being a single long page with pictures and writing on it (which simply will not do!), I spent the last week moving my blog (and my portfolio) to my own webspace with WordPress and a custom theme. This entailed re-learning PHP (ugh), learning more about WordPress, and pulling a lot of hair. And the whole thing is still a work in progress, but it’s here, and it’s better than my old blog. Yay!Continue reading “My new website uses WordPress and Smarty”
I keep babbling about how ugly I think Appearance Preferences is, so I played with GIMP just now and made a couple of mockups.
I’m hoping to stay grounded in reality here.
First: the problem!Continue reading “The borders: Cut them all down!! (Mockup)”