I didn't realize how insanely cobweb like the current AP.net code and database were until I got back to working on something within it last night. Some back-story: Eda came up with the idea that we should do a "most anticipated of 2011" reader poll of all our viewers. Great idea, could be really cool, and if it works we have a lot of options for that kind of thing in the future.
After over a year spending a lot of my days deep in "new AP.net code", I sat down to make the page using the current AP.net system. Ugh. Just a mess. Haha. I mean, that's what I get for doing most of it when I was relatively young. But still. A mess. Sometimes I am surprised this site runs with all the band-aids I've got plastered on to it. I can't wait for the new...[read more]