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I created the first version of pavley.com back in 2000. It’s always been pretty minimal–just a collection of links to other apps and sites I’ve created over the years. This year my hosting provider got out of the hosting business. Her name was Jackie Hamilton and she wrote¬†CGI Programming 101: Programming Perl for the World Wide Web and¬†CGI Programming 201. Both are excellent, no nonsense, introductions to web programming and you should read them just so you clearly understand how simple and elegant the original web application protocols were (and still are).

Now my site is hosted by a big impersonal corporation and they had this one-click install of WordPress, and I’m basically lazy so I clicked…