Monthly Archives: November 2009

Program, sleep, program, repeat

It’s been a while since I’ve had a big software challenge as most of my time of energy have been focused on BOB. Because of this, I’ve decided to make a CMS using Perl.

Thats right, the first useful thing I’m programming in Perl is yet another blogging and content management system. I decided to use Perl because it’s become the second best thing in the world, pulling in right behind Python, and because Irecently got this new web server (thanks to the parents and birthdays), I have a public place to show off my Perl. Also, Perl’s ease of use with MySQL databases, and it’s ability to handle text in a neat fashion makes it a good choice for this. Continue reading Program, sleep, program, repeat

Welcome to the new joshashby.com

Welcome to joshashby.com.

Most will notice this site, and my old site at josh.byethost16.com look and function the same, the only difference being that this site has Perl and Python, among other things on it, which my old site does not.

To take a look at the Perl, I uploaded BOB’s website. It features a CMS that I wrote  my self (which you can find the source for in my bedroom-server github repo) with visual effects powered by MooTools, the javascript framework that softdrink on #sparkfun was kind enough to show me. You can find the site here: http://bob.joshashby.com. Hope the transition to this new server continues to go smoothly!