February 2010

Recipe for Deploying with Git

One of the requests for the new Jeremy Day site was to have her LiveJournal copied to the front page. My first thought was to use jQuery’s wrapper around XMLHttpRequest to pull in the Atom feed and process that with XSLT—but I had forgotten the ban on cross-site requests. I decided the correct solution was to get my own proper server at last, so I could host a cached copy of the LiveJournal page there. (I have since been told that it is possible to instead use some gadget from Yahoo.) Read more