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Well, I spent SIX HOURS tonight reworking DVzine.org to utilize PHP (for the new streamlined navigation bars at the top) and Cascading Style Sheets for all the formatting on the site. How did I know how to do this? Because my good friend Nate, who is an awesome webdesigner, gave me some pointers and sent me some links to various tutorials around the web. Much like switching from QWERTY to Dvorak, switching the site to PHP and CSS was slow and arduous (I had to go through EVERY page on the website and hand drop-in the new code), but in the long term it was WELL worth it, as it will be extremely easy to make site-wide changes by just altering a pair of documents. Hurrah!
Now that I've taken care of that I will start updating the other content of the site. I'm going to try and do small updates here and there (a few each night?) instead of massive updates because I don't have time for that!
Thanks too for all the zine orders and emails with suggestions. Keep them coming!


Back on track!

Well, after a whole month "off" from working on the site, I'm ready to jump back in and finish off version 1.0!! Plans include: relearning Cascading Stlye Sheets (and then using them to improve the site), redo some graphics here and there, incorporate the MANY updates people have been emailing in, creating a sitemap and also just filling in the last little gaps around the site.
On the Dvorak front, I just got back from a two-week trip to the Pacific Northwest where I distributed over 100 copies of the Dvorak Zine at the Portland Zine Symposium. Frunch even showed up for a bit to help spread the word!!! It got a great reaction and a lot of people came back the second day of the symposium to tell us that they had relabeled their keyboards or had started typing Dvorak. Hooray!
Also, we made it to 30,000 hits! HOORAY!!! Hopefully we can continue to spread the word about Dvorak and really get some people to make the switch! More updates will be coming and I apologize in advance if some of the site is broken over the next couple of days... VIVA LA DVORAK!!!