Tag: blogging

  • The Blogging Interface: Flexible vs. Focused

    July 5, 2008

    Decreased Clutter, Increased Productivity When Six Apart launched Movable Type 4 last year with it’s brand new UI, I attempted to design my own user interface for it—partly to try out the new custom UI capabilities and partly because some folks were complaining that the new UI was script-heavy and slow. The Pep-o-mint UI (as... Read More

  • Movable Type, Easy As Twitter?

    June 13, 2008

    In the previous article, I explained how to set up Movable Type as a Fluid application to run on your desktop. But Arvind suggested one better: why not install the iMT plugin and have Movable Type run as a MenuExtra? For those of you that don’t know, MenuExtras are the little icons on the right-hand... Read More

  • Waiting For Import, Meanwhile Curious Things

    November 16, 2007

    First, a confession. No. Rather, a determination. I keep waiting for the monumental things to happen before posting to my journal, but that’s just a ludicrous approach. Most of life is made up of passing moments that are soon forgotten. Trouble is, I’m a mite pretentious at times—I lamented this last year about the pretense... Read More

  • Rockstars, Coyotes and Fig Pizza

    September 16, 2007

    My tour of California has been fast and furious. Thursday morning, I walked from the hostel near Union Square to Van Ness where I hopped a bus up to the north end of town where Arvind was staying with his parents (they are dear people!). Elise picked us both up there and we all made... Read More