Polyhistoric Man Of The Web


  • PHPXref for WordPress, BuddyPress, bbPress and Thematic: Local and Updated

    I often am working on a variety of WordPress, BuddyPress, and BBPress projects and enjoy working from a lot of not internet connected locations such as trains, buses, parks and the occasional rooftop. As such it’s very handy for me to a local version of PHPXref documents for the current trunk of these products. I’ve […]

  • Made Chicken Adobo for the first time tonight. It turned out really good. #100meat

    Made Chicken Adobo for the first time tonight. It turned out really good. #100meat — Aaron Jorbin (@aaronjorbin) May 18, 2010

  • A Basic Database and Content Backup Script

    I presented an unconference session at the great WordCamp Portland and have cleaned up my backup script for WordPress (and really any db/single uploading/plugin/theme folder program). Comment here if you have any questions about how it works or suggestions for how to improve it. Like WordPress, it’s available under the GPL v2 #! /bin/sh # […]

  • Detour Cafe

    Detour Cafe

    Detour Cafe is a fabulous (I recommend The Boys Upstairs which is a sandwich featuring Italian sausage with roasted onions, melted mozzarella and tomato sauce) cafe in South East Portland that I had the honor of collaborating once again with Emily Steen from Built Studios on for their website. They already had a basic site, […]

  • Built-Studios


    This site was a lot of fun.  I worked with Emily Steen, the Principal of Built Studios, to build a site that allows them to easily update the site with all the work they do and This site features a custom built WordPress theme that makes use of the Jquery UI for both the side […]

  • Oregon City Grille

    Oregon City Grille

    Oregon City Grille is a restaurant whose website I collaborated on with Emily Steen from Built Studios . She provided all the art work and design while I provided all the coding. It was built with quick loading and a low overhead in mind and thus features minimal JavaScript and no cms.

  • Our Own Classics

    Tonight I listened to some classic G. Love and Special Sauce.  In fact, listing to the album Philidelphonic tonight might have been the first time I’ve listened to the whole thing in 5 years, but if there is a single musician that brings my dorm days, it’s G. Love.

  • Updates

    Yes, they do happen. I’ve changed some things around and all that jazz. I’ve updated the site and added a couple of pages to the portfolio section.  Expect more updates soon. What do you think of the changes?

  • Valls Photographic

    Valls Photographic

    I worked with Valls Photographic on two great sites. The first is Vallsphotographic.com/wordpress and it is Wedding and Wedding Photography blog. While I’m not getting married anytime soon, I’ve stayed subscribed to this blog for it’s great Photographs. I got this site back up and running after an SQL injection attack and upgraded it and […]