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Applying Service Oriented Design To Yourself: Information Stream Management

· Posted in Editorial
Service Oriented Design (also known as Service Oriented Architecture) is a design technique used in software projects, both large and small. It follows the idea that you divide up a program into separate isolated pieces, or services. This sort of separation has a number of advantages. You can test and debug the pieces individually. You can change out pieces for new designs without affecting the rest of the system (provided the new systems use th…

The What, Why, and How Of Kindlebility

· Posted in Programming
Kindlebility is now Tinderizer TL;DR Kindlebility sends articles on the web to your Kindle. It needs your Kindle email address (@free.kindle.com addresses are fine). I don’t store your Kindle address or use it for anything else. Use Kindlebility to make a bookmarklet. Add kindle@darkhelmetlive.com to your Kindle Approved Email List. Click the bookmarklet on a page to send the article to your Kindle. Moving on I’ve been meaning to write some more…

kindlebility Open To The World

· Posted in Software
In my previous post, I talked about kindlebility, my little nodejs application for sending articles to your Kindle. It was initially just built for one person, but then I was like “screw it”, and opened it up to the world. I gave it a nice(ish) front page, an explanation, and a builder for the bookmarklet. I used zepto for the Javascript stuff, and the Google Font Directory for some nice fonts. All you need to do is drop either of your Kindle em…

2 Node.js Apps That Showed Me The Light

· Posted in Programming
I don’t know if you know this, but everybody and their dog is writing node.js applications. It’s more popular than Kanye memes. It’s a contagious bug, and I caught it too. I had a one specific use case that it was perfect for, since a Javascript library already existed to do it. Another idea came later, and that’s the one that started it for me. So let’s get on with that. shortestpaper This was the one I started on. The basic problem was that mo…