Ryan Ricard

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Modal Layout Progressive Enhancement With ColdMVC

So you have a link that opens a blank target you would like to open in a modal, eh?

In this example I will present a simple approach using ColdMVC and Progressive Enhancement. What is Progressive Enhancement you ask? That is a hell of a question… and the more you research it, I guarantee you will find an ongoing debate on whether an escalator is Progressive Enhancement or Graceful Degradation. Regardless, the basis of Progressive Enhancement is the approach of building functionality in its simplest form to work in non-modern browsers and then enhancing it to work awesome in modern browsers while Graceful Degradation is the approach of building something awesome for modern browsers and then attempting to accommodate non-modern browsers.

Got it? Good. Let’s get started…

Rsync Timeout Deploying Octopress Site

Today I found myself a victim of the following message when attempting to deploy my first Octopress site to Dreamhost:

## Deploying website via Rsync ssh: connect to host domain.com port 22: Operation timed out rsync: connection unexpectedly closed (0 bytes received so far) [sender] rsync error: unexplained error (code 255) at /SourceCache/rsync/rsync-40/rsync/io.c(452) [sender=2.6.9] FAILED