Monthly Archives: August 2011

Black Rock City or Bust

For the past 12 years our office neighbor, Sid of Lighting Designs, Inc ¬†has participated at the Burning Man Festival and 2011 is no exception. Each year, Sid and his fellow burners¬†begin collecting various art, furniture, bicycles, tents and other … Continue reading

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Preparing Your Content for the Next Catalog or Website Update

Even though database-driven publishing reduces time and effort, before you are able to leverage the savings from automated page flows your content needs to be ready. Here are some questions to ask when reviewing your content’s readiness before production. Images … Continue reading

Posted in At SP, Content, Desk-Top-Publishing, Good Ideas, Gutenberg Publishing System, Print Catalogs, QR codes | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Launchd: Auto-starting ruby processes and keeping them alive

We have some processes that need to be automatically started and kept alive on our Mac OS X server. I had researched this previously and knew that launchd, Apple’s service launcher, would probably fit the bill. Using this tutorial, I … Continue reading

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