The home of Aaron Traas — man of faith, science, and very bad humor

Traas.org has actually been completely re-written using an open-source MVC framework called CodeIgniter. This has enabled me to further separate my presentation layer from my database, resulting in cleaner, more manageable code. It also takes a lot of the pain away from building/validating forms, uploading files, and clean URLs. In the clean URLs department, for example, the brewing equipment page of this site, the url used to be:


whereas now it's


Much easier to remember.

Coming soon: RSS/ATOM feed for blog content and photos, dynamic sitemap.xml, and improved photo viewer. Some of the old features don't work yet, notably all the submission forms (such as for email, blog comments), because I haven't gotten to them yet.

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