generatedata.com back up again

Posted on Jul 19, 2014 in generatedata.com, Open Source Projects | 4 comments

There was a giant CPU spike yesterday when generatedata.com was linked to on reddit, causing servers to melt, kittens to die, etc. etc. I’ve moved the script over to a dedicated host with about 5x the resources, so the site is already loading a loading a lot snappier. But this is just a temporary fix: I need to properly scale it out and work on improving the efficiency of the code – something I’ve meant to do for a while.

I’ll cut back on my birding this weekend and start now. :)

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generatedata.com down

Posted on Jul 18, 2014 in generatedata.com, Open Source Projects | 2 comments

I’m really sorry for the inconvenience, but generatedata.com is currently offline. There was a giant spike in the CPU today and my┬áhosting company felt they had to take it down. I’m moving the site to a dedicated server and will hopefully have it back up shortly.

Apologies!

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generatedata 3.1.2

Posted on Jul 12, 2014 in generatedata.com, Open Source Projects | 0 comments

I’ve been continually under the weather the last couple of weeks so didn’t manage to get much work done. Boo. But today I just released a maintenance release for generatedata.com. The new release contains a number of bug fixes.

Website: http://www.generatedata.com
Code: https://github.com/benkeen/generatedata
Documentation: http://benkeen.github.io/generatedata/
Bug fixes in this release: https://github.com/benkeen/generatedata/issues?milestone=12&page=1&state=closed

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d3pie 0.1.3 released

Posted on Jul 2, 2014 in d3pie, Open Source Projects | 0 comments

This should have been done a couple of weeks ago, but I’ve very busy, got sick, and then had to go on a business trip. But better late than never!

The highlights of 0.1.3 are that the jQuery dependency has been dropped (yay) and a new small segment grouping option has been added. You can find the script online at d3pie.org and the code on github. Enjoy!

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