Open Layers are great, Drupal are great, and the OpenLayers and associated Drupal modules that combine the two are especially great. Unless, like most modern security-conscious websites, you’re using encrypted connections to your server with SSL. In that case, maps are unfortunately invisible wherever they’re used, both on public pages, and in administrative and content editing pages.
Thoughts on marketing the ‘Improv’ board
At the end of last month KDE announced a new Open Hardware project to create a Raspberry Pi-like computer called “Improv“, produced by “Make Play Live” of Coherent Theory LLC. This is an important development that I’m delighted to see, and I plan to pre-order and get mine in March.… Read the rest
The marvellelous magical mysterious Git
For I ❤ Free Software, I’m taking time to tell you about some Free Software that I love. And as everybody knows, I love Git.
I sing it’s praises, often literally, everywhere I work. Git provides the plumbing of my design, development, and decision making.… Read the rest
Fix Fedora 20: “Warning could not boot”
So you’re in front of your shiny new laptop / netbook/ ultrabook / toaster, you’ve put Fedora 20 on a USB stick, filled up the progress guitar pick, only to be dropped to an emergency shell with errors like:
dracut-initqueue: Warning: Could not boot.… Read the rest
Wacom intuos3 button layout for Gnome 3
If you’re using a Wacom intuos 3 graphics tablet with Gnome 3, then this little button layout illustration should be useful. Gnome’s built in Wacom configuration tool is great, but the numbers it assigns to the tablet buttons are not intuitive.… Read the rest