April 1, 2006. Head over to the brand new Tense Code site to get them. The Tense Log Uploader widget is available now as well. I’ve managed to fix quite a few bugs in the past week, and I think they’re both in pretty solid shape. Aside from some minor issues with the entry previews in Internet Explorer, I’m not aware of any bugs. Documentation on the new template system is scarce, but I’m working on… Read more »

March 19, 2006. No jokes. The first beta versions of Tense Log 2.0 and Tense Index 3.0 will be available soon. I’ve made some major changes since my last update and at this point I’m down to just minor tweaks, bug fixing, and writing the documentation. This very journal is running on Tense Log 2.0 now, so can see some of the new features in action. I’m also working on an update to the Tense Code… Read more »

December 21, 2005. It’s been a while since I posted an update… Far too busy working! I’ve had a few inquiries from my last Tense Log update about beta testing, so I thought I’d post a bit more. First off, although I thought I was close to beta testing back in March, I’m still not quite there yet. I want to be certain the database design is final first (so I won’t have to spend time writing update scripts for… Read more »

April 27, 2005. With the recent design of Holly Tickner’s Tiny Forest, one of the biggest changes was largely unseen. Gone was the bloated, Dreamweaver-generated code, and in its place was streamlined, valid XHTML markup, using CSS for all of the layout (all hand-coded in BBEdit). It’s fairly common knowledge that good markup can improve search engine rankings, but this was a great opportunity to see it first… Read more »

April 22, 2005. I’ve just finished a complete redesign of Tiny Forest, the personal portfolio of cartoonist and illustrator Holly Tickner. The site has quite a bit in common with the original design, which she created herself. The spot illustrations, typeface, and colors are all lifted directly from her design, which you can see here: For the new site I started with the same basic elements and simply… Read more »