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OS X 10.10 Yosemite Local Development Environment: Apache, PHP, and MySQL with Homebrew

OS X 10.10 Yosemite comes with Apache and PHP pre-installed, but it's not in a great configuration, requires root to make lots of changes, and can introduce issues with file ownership and permissions.

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Washington Post uses TypePad

Hot on the heels of my personal blog getting picked up by the Washington Post Express paper, it turns out that I accidentally stumbled upon some info that shows that the Post uses the popular

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My mom the candidate

I can't believe it's been over a month and I still haven't blogged about the coolest project I've been involved with all year (no offense to our clients). My mom, Kristi Andersen, is running for Town Board in my hometown of Cazenovia, New York, and I've been helping with her campaign.

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Batting for open source

Just wanted to let those interested in Drupal know that I've released the second version of one of our open source Drupal modules, echo_bat.

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Go Pack and Go Nancy

Cheese Curds, Brats, and Packers. One guess where I was two weeks ago. Oooohhhh suuuure, that’s right Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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Sites that make you go "Oooh"

I have found two very cool sites in the last few days that have monoplized a good amount of my time - so if I owe you a phone call or something, apologies.

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My first Blog post

Two short months ago, I was a normal twenty-something who survived the work day by listening to NPR and checking People.com. Then along came EchoDitto. By the end of the first day I found myself slipping phrases like "beta testing" in casual happy hour conversation.

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Spreading jam on sliced bread: SinceSlicedBread.com contest launches!

Terrance asks if we remember the last good idea to come out of Washington. Well, it's a good question — 'cause I certainly can't think of any, and it looks like I'm not alone...

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"A library is not a luxury, but one of the necessities of life."

Yesterday I ventured over to the Arlington County Public Library after work. As a self-professed bookworm, I have been to hundreds of public libraries

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Liveblogging Al Gore at the We Media Conference

10:00 am - New York City: OK. So Al Gore is speaking. (Yeah, yeah.

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Liveblogging Bill O'Reilly's "Worst of the Web"

So I found myself watching Fox News at 11:30pm and was surprised to see a Very Special O'Reilly Factor about The Worst of the Web...looking deep into the dark heart of websites that are out to DESTROY people with whom they disagree!

I see you like to read printed material. You should check out Nicco's book The End of Big: http://endofbig.com