Author: Jonathan Whiting

I help people build better web apps and make a difference in the world. I enjoy sharing what I am learning and find interesting. I live on the Left Coast of Canada with my wife. Follow me on Twitter.

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Have you noticed all this focus on the perfect habits of successful people as if the cause for their success can be summed up as a daily 8 hr sleep, 30 min exercise, and 30 min reflection time? But it’s not real. New Years Eve, Christmas Day, birthdays… we’re pretty good at celebrating important occasions. In between…

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A quick trick to empty a file using Terminal on Mac. 1. Open Terminal 2. enter the following command in Terminal cat /dev/null > fileName If you get a warning Permission Denied you can do the following trick. sudo sh -c ‘cat /dev/null > fileName’

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Welcome to part 5 of the MAMP tutorial. In this post we will go over setting up friendly URLs on your Mac server. We will be adding a new site called http://mysite.localhost You will also learn how to run multiple domain sites on your local server. Having Virtual Hosts enabled is really useful when developing sites on…

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In part 1 of this series I posed the question, are you building something bigger than yourself? “A company needs a core vision, a rally cry, that everyone on staff can come behind.” Today, I want to focus on the second half of the question, “What does it mean to actually believe that you have everything…

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