Monthly Archives: February 2010


Don’t Cross the Streams!

It’s always funny when different aspects of your lives cross. For instance:

10MinuteMail is one of my projects, and Ulta is a contracting client I do a lot of work for. It’s just funny to see an Ulta ad on 10MinuteMail:)

By | February 23rd, 2010|10MinuteMail|6 Comments

DDOS Against 10MinuteMail

You may have noticed 10MinuteMail was unavailable for a few minutes over the last couple of days. 10MinuteMail recently came under a DDOS attack which locked up the site a few times. Most of the malicious traffic came from the Netherlands, Germany, and to a lesser extend other European countries and the […]

By | February 21st, 2010|10MinuteMail, Security|2 Comments

Making Search Keywords Easy

I was recently contacted by SortFix who introduced their offering to me and thought maybe I’d be interested in writing a blog post about SortFix. (full disclosure: I have received nothing from SortFix other than their e-mail request).

SortFix is basically a value added search provider who wraps Google search results. Their […]

By | February 21st, 2010|General|1 Comment

Make Google Ignore JSESSIONID

Search engines like Google will often index content with params like JSESSIONID and other session or conversation scope params. This causes two problems: first the links returned in the Google search results can have these parameters in them, resulting in “session not found” or other incompatible session state issues. Secondly it can cause […]

By | February 16th, 2010|ATG, JBoss, Seam|4 Comments

I’m 1337

I can never post on HN again… :)

By | February 10th, 2010|General|0 Comments