Saturday, March 26, 2011

Dropbox Documentation Server

What does this even mean? Well, it means I'm really cheap, and lazy. It probably means I'm silly, too, when I tell you what I'm doing.

First, a back story is in order. I was reading some internet articles the other day, when completely irrelevantly, I thought of making my Public Dropbox folder a static web site. Dropbox has a really neat desktop tool that syncs a folder on your machine to their cloud storage, automagically. Being that the site would be static, I started to wonder what I could even do with it. Then I realized: this is perfect for a documentation server! (Maybe not!)

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Monido, What?

I've been working on a little project called Monido, which is simply a monitoring service for Scala. It can monitor anything from a file, a directory, a DB table, or web page. I think you get the picture.

The project, however, only ships with a single reference implementation to monitor the file system for changes. I'm using it for this very post at this moment. More on that later.