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I’ve Moved!

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Daniel Andrlik
Daniel Andrlik lives in the suburbs of Philadelphia. By day he manages product teams. The rest of the time he is a podcast host and producer, writer of speculative fiction, a rabid reader, and a programmer.

Yes, indeedy! I have my own domain now. Expect many things to appear here in the future including a diplomacy game server as well as other fun development related stuff. Slowly I will get all my old Blogger entries over to this server.

Oh, and you may have noticed that you were redirected here from the index page. Yeah, expect a lot of that until I get the rest of this place developed. More and more content on the way!

Welcome to my new digital home!!


I Got Spammed. Hard.
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Seriously, this is ridiculous. It was cute at first getting the occasional spammer. I even took some delight in moderating their comments as spam and banishing them to the WordPress netherworld, but it is starting to get a little time consuming.
Victory Is Mine!
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I finally solved a small but annoying little problem I was encountering with my domain email. You see, my ISP (evil, evil) does not let me open connections to SMTP servers outside of a certain predefined range, which my domain is beyond.
Swimming In SQL
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Well, I have finally started writing the DDL to build the database that the diplomacy server will run on. For a while there I was getting pretty down on myself for putting it off for so long, but as I began creating the tables I realized that all that time I spent just thinking about it has been priceless in the development process.