Frank vs. Europe: Part 3

If you’ve been following these adventures in schadenfreude Europe, you should be well-aware that Amsterdam is not necessarily the most navigable of places for beginning a journey. But like all things which are European, the intraversable nature of Amsterdam can also be conquered. In today’s episode, we do a general wrap-up of the first Amsterdam experience. Read More

Frank vs. Europe: Part 2

In episode 1 of Frank vs. Europe we saw our dashingly handsome — and surprisingly short — hero fly into The Netherlands on the wings of a ghastly metal, time-warping bird, and tour the Land of Neder with his powerful side kick, Piti — who has the gift of an inner google. In today’s episode we discover that Piti is the Kato to Frank’s Green Hornet.
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Frank vs. Europe: Part 1

A few months ago I got a rare opportunity. I was invited to speak at a conference. In Amsterdam. Robert Curlette was hosting the first ever Tridion Developer Summit, and, as an MVP, I was extended the opportunity to stand in front of people and run my mouth about code or what-have-you. If you know me, you know that I don’t have a problem not shutting up. So, I accepted the invitation, and began preparing my presentation (which is why I haven’t been blogging much lately). The conference was fun, but the results of that are for a different post (or series of posts). This one is about my adventures in Europe.

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Eight Things You Don’t Need to Say to a Couple that’s Adopting

My wife and I are adopting. We’ve been married for almost twelve years, so we’ve gotten some experience explaining the “kid situation” to people we meet. This is a very exciting time in our lives and we can’t wait for the opportunity to be parents. But, very often when we share our excitement about adopting, someone has to say something that’s annoying, frustrating, or hurtful. So, here’s a handy guide of things you don’t need to say to, or ask of, a couple that’s adopting.

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True story: The Android Web Browser is the Honey Badger of Flexbox

I’ve been working for the last month or two on some super cool mobile templates for a client. As I’ve mentioned in other posts, we’ve pulled out all of the awesome for this. If Tridion were a person, it would be peeing its kilt with excitement every day — even though it definitely isn’t wearing a kilt.
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Dexter is Dissappointing: Don’t “Batman” your endings

I’m a fan of Dexter. A big fan, actually. I’ve read most of the books. I’ve watched every episode, and again on DVD and BlueRay. I’ve re-adjusted my work schedule and rearranged my entire wake sleep cycle to make sure I didn’t miss an episode. And then the finale happened, and yes, I have some comments.  Let it be known that this entire post is a spoiler.  Read More