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Jeff Julian's Blog Sitecore Developer - Chief Marketing Office of AJi June 2009 Entries
GWB | Better Community Twitter Tools
Well that title may be a little misleading, but I fixed several issues with the community twitter tools we have on Geekswithblogs including integrating the Follower counts for each member into a new twitter cloud. The link to the community twitter portal is: I also fixed a few linking errors: Underscores are supported for those who link to … ummmm… D’Arcy is the only one I know who uses underscores so him. @darcy_lussier #Hashtags will not turn into links for search Thanks ......

Posted On Friday, June 26, 2009 3:46 PM

GWB | Now with shorter domains ( or
With the popularity of twitter growing, we wanted to enable users to have the possibility to have a shorter URL for posting. To complete the idea, we purchased and, and you can selected which ever you prefer. Once the request is made it will be redirected to the page under that domain, but it will shortcut the amount of characters needed. Here are some examples: ......

Posted On Friday, June 26, 2009 3:39 PM

Geekswithblogs Search Provider | Thanks Lance!
I first need to start this post with a thank you to Lance Robinson for submit all the required work and the idea of a search provider. Now when you visit the Homepage, if you drop down your search providers list you will see a “Geekswithblogs” listing as well as a highlighted link to add the Geekswithblogs search provider to your browser. With this, you then can use the Geekswithblogs search for finding answers to the questions you have. Our search is powered ......

Posted On Thursday, June 18, 2009 7:32 AM

GWB | Sorry about the outage this morning
It looks like someone (probably search engine bots) were a little more excited with these servers than they were with the last and made over 10,000 requests in a minute, causing IIS to shut down.  I up-ed the limit and am going to keep an eye on concurrent connections for awhile.  If you see any issues with GWB, please @jjulian message me on Twitter or email me at jjulian AT  Thanks!!!!

Posted On Saturday, June 6, 2009 6:56 AM

Geekswithblogs | Breaking In The New Processors

We are now live on the new servers! 


Some of the other sites are down for migration like the support site, but I hope to have them up soon.  If you see any problems, please let me know ASAP by email jjulian AT or DM me on Twitter @jjulian.

Posted On Thursday, June 4, 2009 3:26 PM

Back From Maine – GWB IIS Migration
Maine was great! This passed weekend and beginning of the week, my wife and I took our first vacation without the kiddos since our honeymoon in celebration of our 5 year anniversary. At first we were looking for places like New York or Chicago to go, but I wanted to get away from hectic life and visiting large cities is just a hectic as real life in KC. So we decided to go to Maine on a whim. Since it was so unlike us (mainly me) to not do trips like this, we went one step further and only planned ......

Posted On Wednesday, June 3, 2009 2:35 PM

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