[this is aaronland] the unbearable finality of pixel space If this matures a little, I'll be a happy man. Right now, it's a complete pain to get working out of the box, unless you're starting from a position of installing everything from scratch on an Ubuntu box, but if someone turns out a quick version that'll run on a basic PHP/MYSQL/Apache install on my webhost, I'll be a happy man. (Yes, I could spend a day or two making it run myself, but my photos are already well backed-up, ta, so my incentive to do it is limited. I quite want an easy minimalist portfolio site, but not enough to spend days building it.)
A List of Things That Plugins Don’t Work With Look seriously, if you're building a website, and thinking "Hey, I know, we'll do this bit with a plugin" – and it doesn't matter which one – Flash, Sliverlight, fuck, even Quicktime – then really stop, and think again. They're broken, and they don't do anything you can't do with modern web-standards based technology.