My last project came out of true personal need, a better way to organize, read and keep track of all the Lotus blogs I was consuming. The result was a ton of reading. As the number of blogs in the community increased so did the reading. So, how to cull if you can’t read everything?
Changes to Planet Lotus Hit Counts
Mon, Feb 6th 2012 1:04p Yancy Lent Post hit counts have been off lately. A bot had found a hidden script that moved older hit records to an archive table. I had created this script to reduce the number of records in the hit table, the 5 million+ hit records over the past couple of years was causing occasionally performance issues. I [...] [read] Keywords: lotus
This one’s for Bob Balaban
Wed, Apr 6th 2011 3:23p Yancy Lent In one of my favorite posts of 2009 Bob goes to town on the use of on-premise v. on-premises when talking about the "yeah cloud". Not only is it entertaining but it's also something IT folks should know cold. Fast-froward two years and not only am I careful when using the term but I also [...] [read] Keywords:
QR Code Vendor Bingo at #LS11 almost Sold Out
Mon, Jan 24th 2011 3:49p Yancy Lent I'm happy to announce that http://www.vendorbingo.com will take it's maiden voyage at Lotusphere 2011. The response from vendors last week was so good the thinking went from will this happen to, when to cap it. So far 10 vendors have signed on, the cap will be 15, it's first come first serve. The fee, $125, [...] [read] Keywords: lotusphere
My email chain with Jake Howlett of CodeStore
Tue, Jul 13th 2010 1:00p Yancy Lent Little does he know, he changed my mind. I was going to email him today to let him know. I'll just let the site decide, it has an amazing way of doing that, not only from hits but from blog posts that people write.
Read from the bottom up. I'm posting the raw email so you [...] [read] Keywords: email
Your blog post comments are being stolen!
Wed, Nov 18th 2009 5:47p Yancy Lent Really?
As many of you have seen, a couple days ago I implemented a way to post inline replies or lets call them what they are, comments; on the front page of Planet Lotus. The comments appear right under the blog post itself and any registered member of the forum can make them. This is a [...] [read] Keywords: lotus