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Cool Tools – Blisk and Word Flow

I’m always on the lookout for some cool tools that help me work that much smarter or sometimes are just fun. There are two that I’ve been warming up to more and more lately: Blisk (Windows, Mac) and Word Flow (iOS) Continue reading “Cool Tools – Blisk and Word Flow”

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Soup to Nuts: Getting Your Android Emulator to Read Virtual Hosts on your Development Machine

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So you’re setting up a new website, and need to test out your mobile functionality. Sadly you don’t have a development server in which you can push everything up to and test that way. Instead, you need to take the “localhost” route. In addition, you do a lot of web development, so you have your websites setup using virtual hosts in Apache. So to get your site, you type in something like “demopyrocms.localhost” to access your individual sites. Here’s a breakdown of what you need to do to get everything running smooth.
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Streaming Video Isn’t as Easy as You Think

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Last week I was working on a video streaming solution that would work on mobile devices as well as browsers. With all the amazing new technology we have these days, you would think that this would be pretty straightforward. Sadly it isn’t there yet. Continue reading “Streaming Video Isn’t as Easy as You Think”