All pretty straightforward except for “Crap” :)
OK, so if you want to visit the USA, you need to visit this webpage to get a visa waiver https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/, which doesn’t work in Google Chrome (it does work in IE).
If you require travelers to your country to visit an online application before you leave, you better make sure it’s fucking up, US customs!
We just added 1-click deploy from Subversion to poorbuthappy.com. It’s the first time I have that available, so no fudging with FTP-ing changed files or command-line crap. And it ROCKS!
The first time I read about the importance of 1-click deploy was at Joel’s website, (he calls it 1-click build) and then later in the Flickr Scaling Websites book. Now I finally have it. It rocks. Maybe we’ll open-source that. Here’s a screenshot of the admin screen:
Of Joel’s rules for good software, we now do many:
You gotta love scaling stories.
Of course they talk a lot about all the mongrel scaling crapp that Rails needs that we don’t have to worry about with PHP :)