The New Napster and Launchy

Rhapsody, the long-suffering little brother streaming music service, recently rebranded itself as Napster. Same app, different name. Big deal. I noticed that I could not start the app with the great Launchy in my new Windows 10 install. Not sure if it worked in...

Git Alias – ignore all whitespace

A talk at last year’s Chicago Code Camp spoke about Git aliases. Up until now I used shell aliases in the (wonderful) MINGW32 Git Bash shell, so “$ gs” is $ git status. $ git diff is something I use a lot, but sometimes you want to ignore whitespace,...

Windows 7 Start Menu

So where are the Start Menu shortcuts stored? In XP, C:\Documents and Settings\me\Start Menu was where mine lived, and C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu was where the shortcuts for all lived. It seems to have changed in Vista and Windows 7. Where have I...

A New WordPress Install

Get the storage folder; redirect the domain there; Get the code into the target dir: $ svn co http://core.svn.wordpress.org/tags/2.9 . Copy wp-config.php $ cp wp-config-sample.php wp-config.php Get new secret keys: https://api.wordpress.org/secret-key/1.1/ Edit...