Site Refinements

10 November, 2014 08:00AM ยท 2 minute read

I’ve been very busy the last few weeks focussing on refinements and tweaks for this site as a whole with a few additional features supporting the podcasts hosted here as well. A quick summary for those that are interested:

The Server

I’ve migrated the site to a new VPS, now running an up-to-date CentOS 7 x64 server located in San Francisco which should present significantly less loading delay times for readers in North America. The first VPS had become bloated and hard to update and it was time to start fresh. Improvements as a result of the upgrade include:

The Podcast Live Stream ShowBot:

Podcast-specific Additions:

I will be taking a break from site improvements for a few weeks so I can focus on the content and preparation for Pragmatic but in sneak-peeks I’ve lined up a special guest for the 50th episode, and yes, I will be doing a “Christmas Special” for Episode 51 which is going to be a bit different.