Basic Command Line Utilities, Tips, & Commands

Posted on February 20, 2008. Filed under: Hosting, Leopard, OSX, Servers, Software | Tags: , , , , , , , |

Many Mac users avoid the command line altogether, a reasonable amount probably don’t even know it exists. For the curious out there, here are some basic and essential commands and functionalities to know if you want to get started using the Mac OS X Terminal. We’ll cover simple file manipulation, maneuvering in the file system, displaying and killing processes, and more. Remember to remove the brackets or the commands won’t work. (more…)

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Installing MySQL on on Mac OS X

Posted on January 30, 2008. Filed under: Leopard, OSX, Servers, Software, Web Development | Tags: , , , , , , |

MySQL on Mac OS X

MySQL has become one of the most popular databases for Web applications. The database is well suited for common Web-related tasks like content management, and for implementing Web features like discussion boards and guestbooks. For a time, some developers avoided MySQL for commercial applications because it did not implement certain features, such as transactions. But this is no longer the case, and MySQL is a great choice for just about any Web-based application. (more…)

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