Category Archives: Hacking

Push-style templating systems catalog

Terence Parr wrote a seminal article entitled “Enforcing Strict Model View Separation in Template Engines”. In this article he states: The mantra of every experienced web application developer is the same: thou shalt separate business logic from display. Ironically, almost all template engines allow violation of this separation principle, which is the very impetus for HTML […]

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Solved: “Unpacking the package… Could not create directory.” wordpress error

I ran into this beauty with my latest attempt to install a WordPress theme: Unpacking the package… Could not create directory. After a brief “wtf?!” and nothing in the Apache error log or a quick search, I did the following from the root of my wordpress install to save the day: mkdir wp-content/upload chmod 777 […]

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Learning Haxe via the Elm examples

The goal of the Elm2Haxe Project is to implement all of The Elm Language tutorial examples in Haxe OpenFL. Would anyone care to submit pull requests for Layout, Positioning, 2D Shapes and 2D Fills in the Elm Language Examples basics section.  

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