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Appnel on Code

By Anil Dash
Posted December 3, 2007.

Even though he got a shout-out in our last post, it's worth giving some link love to Tim Appnel's "On Code" blog again. He's doing one of the best jobs of blogging regularly about the nuts and bolts of Movable Type, a topic he knows well as one of the longest-standing members of the most technical parts of the MT community.

Over the past six (!) years, Tim's done a great job of not just understanding and explaining functional details of Movable Type, but of building award-winning plugins and of holding our feet to the fire at Six Apart when he thinks it's in the best interest of MT. It's a thrill to see him posting frequently about MT with his uniquely informed perspective, and it's well worth adding his site to your list of regular reads if you want to keep up with a strong independent voice in the MT community.

And of course, if you value Tim's insights into creating content and community with Movable Type, it's worth finding out more about Appnel Solutions to help with consulting.


jane craig

jane craig on June 29, 2012, 11:01 a.m. Reply

Thanks for all you’ve for the MT community, Tim!


Aleta on August 5, 2012, 7:16 a.m. Reply

People like him are moving internet forward in the right direction.


mazapoint on August 7, 2012, 2:00 a.m. Reply

appanel is involves in plugs in and other things. these are also involves in coding and development as well

Anna Matova

Anna Matova on September 9, 2012, 10:54 p.m. Reply

Unfortunately Tim haven’t wrote anything since 2008th. :( He probably doesn’t work together with Moveable type team.

George Coen

George Coen on October 19, 2012, 2:24 a.m. Reply

I like the clean design of Tim’s web page. It reminds me to the Wordpress theme The Journalist I use for some of my sites.

Tom Appelgreen

Tom Appelgreen on October 31, 2012, 7:51 a.m. Reply

Even the site is no longer available.

Andy Johnson

Andy Johnson on November 7, 2012, 8:30 a.m. Reply

We all know that all big and successful projects are laying on the shoulders of very few but strong people. It seems that for moveable type on of these people is Tim Appnel. I can also name Byrne, but he just like Tim are no longer members of Moveable Type’s team.


aiden on November 18, 2012, 9:16 p.m. Reply

Actually the whole is full with broken links. I’ve read it from time to time again and again to learn some already forgotten tips and tricks and I see it.


Wilma on December 14, 2012, 5:56 a.m. Reply

I think Appnel is involved in O’Reilly Network now.