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Quick Tip: MODX – Modify the date format for the TwitterX output

July 7th, 2013 · 1 Comment · MODX, Tutorials

While working on a MODX client project I used the TwitterX snippet, which uses the new Twitter 1.1 API, to pull in the clients twitter feed to her site. The snippet comes with a default tpl chunk which you should duplicate and modify for your purposes as I have done below to format the tweet […]

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An Unexpected Conversation with a Hacker

September 8th, 2012 · 28 Comments · Interviews/People, MODX

Before I proceed, I want to state that I don’t know Verite’s gender, I didn’t ask. So my references to “he” and “him” are purely an assumption on my part.  What I do know as facts is that Verite identifies himself as a hacker and reports that he is a teenager. Yesterday afternoon (Kiwi time), […]

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MODX Revolution Beginner Tutorials Updated to Revolution 2.2

February 9th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Blog News, MODX, Tutorials

Just a quick post to let you all know that the MODX Revolution Beginner Tutorials series has been updated to reflect the changes made in MODX Revolution 2.2.  Initially these tutorials were written using Revolution 2.0.x, but MODX has since graduated to 2.2.x. The series is now up to 11 parts and there are still […]

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MODX: The Official Guide – Book Review

September 6th, 2011 · 18 Comments · Book Reviews, MODX

If you closely follow the happenings in the world of MODX you know that Bob Ray’s book MODX: The Official Guide is now available.  I was fortunate to receive a copy of the unreleased PDF a few weeks ago and have been looking through it. Now that the book is available for pre-0rder, I thought […]

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MODx Video Tutorial: MODx Revolution Template Basics

August 11th, 2011 · Comments Off · MODX, Screencasts, Tutorials

I’ve just added a new screencast to the MODx Video Tutorials website on understanding MODx Revolution templates, tag syntax, and resource field tags. To see the full notes and related links and such, and to ask questions and discuss this screencast, check out

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