Software Rant

Evernote Publishing to Drupal without the Evernote Feeds Module or Shared Notebook RSS

I admit, I installed the feeds_evernote module on differentcomputers.com, and as it lacks an install guide, I couldn't get it to work. Or else the development status of the module means that it doesn't actually work at all yet. The result was the same: my scheme to find a way to integrate Drupal with the amazing powers of IFTTT.com had hit another roadblock.

Hacks:

Google embraces the proprietary, jettisons openness.

What was all that noise I recall people yammering about how Google is so much more open than Apple?

Formatting Text on Diaspora

Diaspora has a variety of ways for you to make your text less than plain. For those who know what Mark Down is, Diaspora uses a partial subset of that. But it also does things a bit like Twitter does, and a bit like Facebook stole from Twitter.

Most of these formatting tricks work in posts or in comments. But some of them only work in posts, not comments.

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