How to upgrade to MAMP 3 – a quick video tutorial

MAMP 3 (the newest version) was just released with lots of cool new features. Now you’re wondering how you can upgrade your existing MAMP install to the new one without losing all your content. Fret not my friend. It’s not at all hard. You just have to do things in the right order. This 6 minute video walks you through the process and gets you up and running.

Authored Content, Episode 16: Design trends, Windows Phone 8, Facebook Redesign, and content ownership

Designer and developer Doug Winnie joins the Authored Content crew to talk about design trends, Windows Phone 8 development, Facebook redesign, Google Maps API deprecation, DRM, content ownership on the web and legal responsibility in comments. Relevant links: Jess and Russ (parallax design) Flat design One Page design Windows Phone 8 App sales Star Trek…

Authored Content, Episode 15: Unity, Netflix, WordPress Post Formats, One Less JPG, and the Success Loch Ness

This week’s Authored Content became a sunsetting edition of sorts. Joined by Lisa Larson-Kelley the team talked Unity sunsetting Flash, Netflix sunsetting Silverlight, the huge controversy surrounding Post Formats in WordPress 3.6, whether one less JPG will make up for un-minimized JavaScript and finally Twitter sunsetting the Fail Whale.

Authored Content, Episode 14: hood.ie, WordPress under attack, jQuery 2.0, and HTML5 vs. Native

Join Joe LeBlanc, Simon Allardice, Ray Villalobos, and Morten Rand-Hendriksen for a discussion of the new JS based framework hood.ie, WordPress brute force attacks, Government website design, jQuery 2.0 and no more support for IE8, and the neverending debate over HTML5 vs. natvie apps brought to the forefront again due to LinkedIn’s move from HTML5 to native.

Video tutorial: How to remove the admin account in WordPress

In response to my post about brute force attacks against the admin username in WordPress yesterday many users have contacted me asking how to remove the admin user from their installations. In this video I demonstrate how to remove the user completely and attribute all its posts with a new administrator account. Feel free to share it far and wide.

Authored Content, Episode 11: Google+ Hangouts, noUI, IE11, April Fools and more

Join Ray Villalobos and Morten Rand-Hendriksen in a conversation about IE11 user agent strings, the noUI movement, the future of the border-corner-shape CSS rule, aprilFools.css, the Unreal engine on the web, and HTML5 development for WiiU.