Upgrading fun (well…)

comparing adminhandler versions side-by-sideWhen I selected Habari as a blogging platform, I knew I was in for an occasional rocky ride, with the software at version 0.5 and under very active development. Today I had planned to continue working on building my first plugin but instead my day turned out pretty rocky as once again I had to upgrade to the latest revision to get rid of a problem while a DDoS attack got in the way as well. But instead of growing my own plugin I learned a thing or two, so it still ended up being a good (though not very productive) day.

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I broke in again (sorry)

When I wrote up my (initial) tweaks to the Summary plugin, Rick Cockrum helpfully pointed out in his comment how it would be possible to avoid changing the core code. I fully agree that should be avoided whenever possible (and had hoped it would be possible), so I set out to make the proposed change and managed to make it work after a small modification. But now I've done it again…

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Syntax highlighting with GeSHi

Since this blog's main subject is development it's unavoidable I'll show snippets of code in my posts. And I like my code to be syntax-highlighted, so it's natural that I noticed and downloaded the GeSHi plugin for Habari before I even installed it: I considered it that much of an essential part of my blogging toolbox. …

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