TDK's Blog

Thomas David Kehoe's blog, mostly about web development.

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How To Remove an SSL Certificate From a WordPress Website

I've stopped selling Bootchkas (not that anyone was buying!) on the website so I no longer need the SSL certificate, which costs $60/year. I let it expire and the website crashed, including access to the admin panel. Here's how I fixed it. Go to your webhost (I use [...]

By | 2016-12-02T10:13:38+00:00 February 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How To Remove an SSL Certificate From a WordPress Website

Collaborative JavaScript Apps with Video Conferencing and Presence

Humans do almost all activities with other humans, except using websites. I believe that in the future when you visit a website there will be other people there. Specifically, my company, Casa Futura Technologies, makes technology for speech clinics. We have an iPhone app for stuttering therapy that's [...]

By | 2016-12-02T10:13:39+00:00 October 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Collaborative JavaScript Apps with Video Conferencing and Presence

Web Development Deja Vu; or, It’s 1983 All Over Again

I was pleasantly surprised to discover that the latest web development technology is what I learned in 1983. UNIX is still used on the terminal. The mouse or trackpad isn't used; web developers are expected to type in everything from the keyboard, and somehow they don't get carpal [...]

By | 2016-12-02T10:13:40+00:00 April 25th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Web Development Deja Vu; or, It’s 1983 All Over Again

Why Can’t I Retarget My Competitor’s Cookies?

When I first heard about retargeting, I thought, "If my competitor puts cookies on my browser, I'm going to retarget his cookies!" I then talked to sales reps at retargeting companies, who all said this can't be done. But none could explain why it can't be done. I [...]

By | 2016-12-02T10:13:40+00:00 February 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why Can’t I Retarget My Competitor’s Cookies?

Art of Fashion Club talk November 5

I showed the Bootchkas to the Art of Fashion Club at the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business on November 5. Two MBA students did a mini-runway show! Also, Steven Sashen show his new Xero sandals and talked about his four years since he started his company. [...]

By | 2016-12-02T10:13:40+00:00 November 4th, 2013|Blog|Comments Off on Art of Fashion Club talk November 5