Winter technology meanderings - web and email system upgrades

Ryan Weal

January 26, 2008

Today I'm nearing the end of a full week off. It's been great sleeping in, snowboarding and working on some projects I've been putting off for a long time.

As you probably already know I have a web server I own that I maintain as a hobby. Recently a few friends who have accounts on the server started requesting new features and I figured it was probably time to bit the bullet and start the upgrades.

So in the past few weeks I did a lot of research and performed the following upgrades:

Upon doing this I discovered another great thing I have recently accomplished:

Good luck planning lunch with that kind of delay.

I would highly recommend that small businesses skip the fanfare around the Blackberry and get themselves access to an IMAP server, it's much more accommodating than I had expected. Synchronization is a great tool to have at your disposal. Doing the same tasks over and over again is definitely not in most creative people's interest so I'm happy to be settling into the new configuration.

Oh yeah, and for those of you on the RSS feed, yes it's been awhile. Now you know why! Stay tuned for more fun in the comng weeks.