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Four men and a whiteboard

What happens when you wedge four geeks in a room? Surprisingly little in tangible output, but some great codeworthy exploration and daft pictures. Find out how the North Bristol Textpattern meetup went down.

The road to Textpattern 5

As Textpattern 4.3.0 draws nearer to a release, it’s time to look forward a little to Textpattern 5. This weblog entry holds important information — especially for plugin authors and admin themers — to help gear up now for the proposed changes in Textpattern 5.


The following information has already been stated quite frequently of late, but since the same people are still asking…

Merry Christmas. Feliz Navidad. Frohe Weihnachten.

Usually every day is a good day to say thank you to the people who help you. But we have to admit, we’re the kind of guys who are sometimes a bit too busy doing those not too important things, like code and work on non Open Source projects which pay our bills.

The fallout shelter

Kevin Hale details his reasons for switching from Textpattern to MT. I don’t mean to criticize Kevin for making that choice — it’s important to choose the right tool for the job — but I do want to correct some misconceptions, lest readers get the impression Textpattern is lacking (or somehow getting worse!) where it is not.