Tags vs. Categories

The distinction between tags and categories is an oft-requested point of clarification. The question has been asked at every blog workshop I’ve run, and yet for some reason I still find myself struggling to find the best way to explain it. Well no more. In the process of posting a killer new release of his [...]

The Upcoming API as a CakePHP Model

As part of a calendar-of-events application, I needed a way to easily publish and update our events to external services, such as Upcoming or Eventful. Here are a few tools to help you integrate your CakePHP application with the community events service formerly known as upcoming.org (now known as just simply, Upcoming). Felix Geisendörfer has [...]

Three small but exciting releases

This is why I love software. Let me count the ways: 30 Boxes gives us week view. A much needed addition to a great service. Remember The Milk now lets you add tasks to smart lists. Now I can Get Things Done even faster. This was number one on my wish list for this app… [...]