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I'm a self-employed web developer, family man, nerd, scuba diver, and author of many fine books. Manager/maintainer of the Elgg community site, and core Elgg development team member.

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Let's face it, I'm probably just apologizing to future-me

 

Thank God It's Fri... fuck you wordpress :(

 

Battle of the useless labels

Organic industry: "Whaaa, the useless Non-GMO label is tricking people into buying those products instead of the ones with our useless label"

I treat them both as "do not buy" labels.

Battle of the useless labels
 

What level of stupid do you have to be to write the function is_admin() that doesn't tell if the user is an admin.

 

Reason 924 to hate Wordpress - no plugin dependency management. Just spread 'function_exists' calls everywhere like you're seeding a lawn

 

Reason 845 to hate Wordpress - no built in routing, just ugly hacks or reliance on third party plugins

 

Have I complained about Wordpress yet today? I enjoyed my work until last week...

 

Help, I'm starting to argue with myself in my comments

 

Completed my first Wordpress plugin today. WP still sucks though.

 

Wordpress sucks and it's "Loop" is stupid and anyone who likes it is stupid too.

/rant