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Josh Goebel
I'm just the guy who wrote Pastie. :-)
Interests: Rails, travel, poetry, photography, sailing, reading, Apple, history
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Fixed. :)
Toggle Commented Nov 12, 2010 on Pastes are Forever at Pastie << self
Sometimes pastes are abusive and are removed. Also there is a very low threshold where the system decides _no one_ has ever looked at a paste in so many months, so it must not be of any value to anyone - and it is removed. But generally any paste that gets more than just a few hits in a few months is retained forever.
Toggle Commented Sep 19, 2010 on Pastes are Forever at Pastie << self
Pastie is back online now. :) Box ran out of disk space. :)
Toggle Commented Apr 30, 2010 on Vincent Munier fails the iPad test at Pastie << self
To Beast? Newer and better things calm along... altered_beast (on github), etc... not sure if the original Beast source is still online anywhere... it was pre-github. I just checked Rick's URL and it's 404 now..
Toggle Commented Apr 30, 2010 on Vincent Munier fails the iPad test at Pastie << self
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Mar 15, 2010
That's a carry over I think... probably goes back a bit to the days when computers were more shared resources and people didn't have one in every room of their house. Still I see the point... if passwords weren't secure by default I'd want at least the option of making it secure (when people are around). Although you could argue that should be a client decision... the server just says "hey this is a password field" and then I decide if I want it to be shown or hidden... I think the default should be hidden though. I have debated not hiding the password though on some projects, but I've always come back to hiding it so far.
It's not that I wish any of my existing friendships would die. The context is usually a date or potential date that never panned out. We decide there isn't anything there, but the girl still wants to be friends because "you can never have too many friends"... and some girls really don't get the concept that yes you can... If I have free time I'd rather be spending it with existing friends, potentially dating someone else, or maybe reading a good book rather than talking to a someone I have no interest in... so this also connects back around to the "do you stay friends after dating someone" stat...
Toggle Commented Sep 10, 2009 on Friendship Survey Results at Pastie << self
Invoicie uses the Blinksale API which requires your username and password. I'm not sure how something like OpenID could work in this type of pass-thru authentication scenario. You could prove your OpenID credentials to Invoicie, but that wouldn't allow any access to your Blinksale account without some development work on Blinksale's end.
I guess when I wrote the article i was imaging viewing it from your desktop and hence manually typing the URL into your iPhone... the app is iPhone optimized and not intended to be used from the desktop, hence no link. I suppose if you're viewing my blog on your iPhone thought it might be a bit annoying. I'll see about tweaking things.
Toggle Commented Aug 31, 2009 on Invoicie: Blinksale for the iPhone at Pastie << self
Because the parser Pastie uses (ultraviolet, syntax files derived from TextMate [for the Mac]) doesn't support any of those languages... if it did I would add a few common ones.
Toggle Commented Aug 25, 2009 on Pastie <3 iPhone at Pastie << self
I haven't even thought of how alternative currencies are handled... I can look into that.
Yes, it's Rails. What else? And Invoicie should work just fine on an iPod Touch. :-)
Some of the visual pieces are from iui and UiUIKit... and I started with CSS from iui to get the headers and such looking correct. I wouldn't say I'm using any particular library though as all the JS is custom so far and I'm kind of just doing whatever works and trying different things... this is a learning project.
Les, if you have specific suggestions feel free to share. I think it's pretty well thought out overall, but I agree there is some pixel level tweaking and improvements that could be made overall. Have to start somewhere. The invoice screen is of course complicated because it tries to show a lot of information in a very little space. Ilia. Unfortunately accessing the API does require your username and password. This is true if any external 3rd party app that integrates with Blinksale. Of course it's your right to trust whoever you please, but I'm one of the good guys. :-) I value my data and my privacy as much as the next guy. And Invoicie doesn't save anyone's passwords. They are only used to access the API for your current session and are actually sent (securely over SSL) with each request. When you aren't using Invoicie it has no idea what your passwords or account is.
Toggle Commented Jun 30, 2009 on Invoicie: Blinksale for the iPhone at Pastie << self