Archive of December 2017

Well there went 2017

So here we are at the end of 2017. Not sure where that one went, really.

So what was achieved?

  • The blog finally got transitioned to Chyrp lite. Chyrp, the old system, was decommissioned a while ago.
  • I finally got email working on the domain. I can now be reached at !ma! Remove the !s
  • I did some work on an in-memory database-style program. Mostly just some analysis work. There's a lot more to do (obviously) before it is roadworthy!
  • AltexaBackup got a whole range of new code. From the job creation wizard (ooh, shiny), to the Volume Shadow Copy code, to lots and lots of other stuff. Even the logging subsystem got a look at, and that's one of the pieces which hasn't changed over the last five years or so. (It's a very lightweight, yet robust, message-based system - the logging is done in a whole other process, so isn't impacted by anything).
  • I've also been doing a lot of thinking about different software development options. These have been shown on the blog, a little. I expect that in 2018, I'll do some 'real work' along those lines. Unless there's something good on telly, of course. (/joke)
  • Oh, and I bought a car. I expect that one only impacts me of course, getting to my day job.

Anyway....enjoy the New Year celebrations.

Chyrp Lite

Big kudos to xenocrat for the Chyrp Lite blogging platform. And for his reactivity when an "issue" I raised turned into a "question", then into a "bug - willfix" within 24 hours.

Nice one.