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  • UK Tax Returns

    If you’ve started a business in the last financial year (start of april to start of april) then you’ll be due to make a tax return before the following January (if filling online — it’s by the end of october this year if filling by post). Filling online has got...

  • Next Moves

    It’s been a bit quiet on the velomobile front for a few weeks because I’ve been working out production costs for Atomic Duck M0.1 to produce the prototype and for putting it into batch production. In short: the current design is too expensive. The lowest price I could produce the...

  • git workflow for self-updating sites

    or: How to Use Revision Control When Your Site Can Make Changes to it’s Own Files I’m assuming that you have setup git on a shared server, and resolved any git-upload and git-receive errors. There are two ways to making changes to the website’s files: Web side changes: The site...

  • Last Week's Google Warning

    So deferredprocrastination.co.uk got blocked by google last week, it was flagged as a malware site by google safebrowsing. My initial thought was that it was a false positive — as I’ve never put any malware on my site and the site appeared to be running normally ­— so I was...

  • git-upload-pack: command not found

    So you installed git and ikiwiki on your shared server and created your ikiwiki and repositories, but when you went to create a local working clone of the repository by running: git clone <server-alias>:/path/to/<repository-name>.git did you get the following error, like I did? Cloning into <repository-name>... jailshell: git-upload-pack: command not...

  • add-rel-lightbox now available as WP plugin

    add-rel-lightbox, the code discussed in this post is now available in the WordPress Plugin Directory. This means that you can install it in your WordPress site by searching for “add-rel-lightbox” in the Plugins -> Add New page of your site administration. The code is also hosted at github (github.com/DefProc/add-rel-lightbox/) for...

  • ikiwiki and git on a shared server

    In the last two posts on getting started with ikiwiki, I’ve talked about how ikiwiki differs from traditional wiki engines, and how to install ikiwiki if you have root access on ubuntu, but what about if you’re on shared hosting, how do you use ikiwiki then? Install it your self....

  • Getting Started with ikiwiki - part 2

    Following on from last week’s post about how ikiwiki functions, and how it’s different from other wiki engines; here’s how to get started with it and what do do next. I used git as the revision control system (RCS) for my installation, if you use a different RCS, then some...

  • Getting Started with ikiwiki - part 1

    Recently, I’ve spent some time evaluating ikiwiki as a possible documentation wiki for this site. It’s small size and narrow scope make it attractive over the other wiki candidates that I’ve been looking at (specifically: Tikiwiki - which is also a full fledged CMS, shop, forums, bugtracker, etc. and PhpWiki,...

  • Front Axle Crosstube Revisions

    Unlike the part updates last week, which was a design improvement, this week’s is a change for manufacturing. For the original front axle crosstube (A001_P009_R001) was designed, the two tube bends were sized to an appropriate radius for the axle geometry, but They were described by internal radius. This is...

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