Development Tools

Using SSL With MAMP PRO 2.x

If you develop websites with a Mac you’ve probably used MAMP or MAMP PRO. Mamp is a self-contained server environment similar to XAMPP which is commonly used by Linux and Windows developers. While it’s an excellent tool, setting it up…

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So Long Coda, Hello Espresso

When I first switched to Mac about 3 years ago I initially had a hard time finding an editor I liked. I bounced around from TextWrangler, Aptana, NetBeans, and a few others before settling on Coda by Panic Software and,…

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IDEs for web developers

I’ve been looking for a good IDE for my web development for the better part of the last decade. My needs aren’t great, but no matter where I look I can’t find anything that can fulfill them all. Here is…

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Linux Development on Vista

I’ve been using Linux off-and-on for about the last 10 years. At times it has even been my only operating system on whatever computer I was using. The thing was I wouldn’t dual-boot and none of the virtual machines I…

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