Automatic Website Content Generator

I’ve been piddling around with auto-content generators for WordPress, Joomla and others, but heck, this one does the trick.This program (BANS) is a virtual affiliate goldmine.  I know, that sounds very “salesy” but it is true. I would say that it is the best Automatic Website Content Generator out there. I’ve used sites like CBMall […]

Pittsburgh Drupal Meeting August 26!

This Wednesday the 26th will be the next Pittsburgh Drupal user group meeting at Brillobox!  I hope to see all of you there, going to be a good time.  Link Clark puts on an awesome show.  The tentative schedule is this: 6:00-7:00 Food, Drinks, hanging out 7:00-7:30 Discuss developments in Drupal Pittsburgh planning 7:30-8:00 Show […]

Configuring Drupal to Use an External SMTP Server

Many of you Windows folks who are already running Drupal already know how to use SMTP with Drupal…mostly because Windows hosted servers typically don’t run Sendmail.   So why Tony, why, even though you are running a Linux box, Drupal and sendmail, do you want to use an external SMTP server? Simple…it seems that not all […]

Pittsburgh Drupal Group

I’ve been a strong proponent of using either Joomla or WordPress as the basis of any content management platform.  I’ve done some work in the past with Drupal but found it to be a little clunky and cluttered for my taste.  However last night I was able to attend the Pittsburgh Drupal Group held at […]

MS Live Writer Running on XP Pro 64bit

If you are like me, you are one super-duper Windows software engineer running a super-duper powerful duo-core PC running Windows XP Pro 64bit.  If you are like me, you love to post to your blogs with Windows Live Writer. If you are like me you are steaming mad that Microsoft has yet to release a […]

Taking on WordPress and Flickr

I’ve recently installed Community Server over on as an experiment in social networking and to extend the user experience to  This platform is pretty cool and is 100% ASP.NET 2.0/C#.  Everyone is used to running social networking apps with PHP/mySQL, so this will prove exciting to watch how it grows and handles user […]

Adding an eBay RSS Feed to Your WordPress Blog

Recently I’ve been trying to figure out a way to aggregate eBay auctions for use in one of my real estate websites.  I wanted to do this for two reasons, one being to generate fresh content and the other for trying to inject my Commission Junction affiliate code into the listings.  The solution came from incorporating two […]