Ed Bott published fresh browser stats this morning, and I thought I would comment on some aspects…
Posts tagged with incoherent-code - Page 2
Several times recently in #wordpress, I’ve seen people asking how they could modify the list of allowed file types used in the file uploader on the Write Post page.
I had a brilliant idea yesterday, and couldn’t wait to get home so I could start coding it. Things were moving along great. I had my database created, I’d gotten Code Igniter configured and running with my standard set of libraries, helpers, etc. and I was hammering away at some code.
And then it happened. I got to the heart and soul of the application: the part that interacted with the NewsGator API. Almost instantly, my entire world crashed in around me.
What’s that? You’ve never dealt with the NewsGator API? Consider yourself lucky. Only murderers and rapists should be doomed to such a fate. The NewsGator API is by far, and without a doubt, the worst API I have ever dealt with - and I’ve dealt with quite a few in the past.
It’s been a while since I actually encountered this particular nugget of advice1, but I thought I’d go ahead and make a quick post out of it anyway.
You’ve probably read it over on the Wordpress.com blog by now - they’ve taken a step up in password security by adding a meter that gauges the strength of a user’s password as they change it.