I have been working with Magento for quite a while now. However I am just now about to launch my first official site with it. It brings some amazing features to the table and, in my experience, is the best open source shopping product out there. But that praise comes reluctantly. For a newcomer Magento… Continue reading Getting started with Magento
I found these recently thanks to a link from Adam Walker and had to share. I have needed popup bubbles or tooltips from time to time over the years and this has to be one of the most elegant solutions I have seen. Check out how to create these for yourself over at jQuery for… Continue reading Coda style popup bubbles
I just downloaded and started using Fluid. This application lets you wrap your web applications into a Cocoa desktop application also known as an SSB (site-specific browser). This is cool for a number of reasons but most importantly your workflow. I have been wanting something like this for a while now because I find there… Continue reading Fluid application changes the way you work with web apps
So I have found no shortage of frustration in both Windows and Mac OS when it comes to ejecting drives. In windows if you so much as have a Windows Explorer window open with the drive it will bitch and moan that it can’t eject it. The same can be true for Mac OS when… Continue reading Ejecting your Time Machine drive in Mac OSX
So my Vista 64 drive was filling up with tons of stuff so it was time to upgrade it. I had a nice 640GB Western Digital drive that wasn’t getting any serious use and should be faster than the cheap Hitachi that came with my computer. I had always used Norton Ghost in the past… Continue reading Norton Ghost disk clone freezes at blue screen
I am working on a project that requires me to use Windows for a Wordpress install. Unfortunately I cannot seem to get my code to run on the WampServer I am beta testing on so I needed to install it locally to make debugging easier. Since it has been since college since I setup and installed a web server on Windows (IIRC) I ran into a couple hurdles. The most aggravating was PHPMyAdmin because I kept getting an “Access Denied” error. Well after a good bit o’ Google-fu I finally found a solution that worked.
Hello and welcome to my new blog. I figured I needed a spot to toss all the ramdom stuff I figure out on any given day. It gives me a place to refer back to but also hopefully will save others the time of sorting this stuff out alone.