Can’t Like on iTunes Ping

I’ve been trying out Apple’s iTunes Ping social network, and for the most’s alright. Nothing special beyond the ability to follow your favorite artists and stay up to date with what they’re doing. It’s generally a bad experience because of how sluggish iTunes is (both Mac and Windows). That said, I don’t use it very much. If it were on a website instead, I would probably use it more often. But here’s a bummer. You can’t like tracks that aren’t listed in the iTunes store. This can both good…and bad. iTunes has a lot of songs for sale, but …

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Writing a PRD

A PRD (Product Requirements Document) is the most critical stage of a product.  It’s where conception, ideas, and features get shaped and formed.  You should always remember that a PRD is ever-changing and evolving, but the initial phase is always the most important one. Get ideas down on paper; actually, get more ideas than you really need. It is far better to have too many details in a PRD, then not enough. In this instance, I’m going to describe how I took a PRD, wrote it, shaped it, and detailed out use-cases extensively to create a thorough PRD. First, set …

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Show Only Children Pages on Parent Page

There is still much to be desired within WordPress when it comes to dealing with parent and children pages. The core code is there, and it’s usable, but there’s not a lot “out of the box” to play with. We’ve developed a bit of code to help make your life a little easier. Adding the code below to your functions.php file will let you remove the other children pages while on the parent page. Here are some examples of what it would like without the code, then with the code. A huge thanks goes out to Matt Martz for working …

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WordPress Tutorial: Using SSH to Install/Upgrade

This tutorial will guide you step by step on how to setup your server so you can install new plugins and upgrade existing plugins using an SSH2 layer in PHP and WordPress.

What is WordPress?
WordPress started in 2003 with a single bit of code to enhance the typography of everyday writing and with fewer users than you can count on your fingers and toes. Since then it has grown to be the largest self-hosted blogging tool in the world, used on hundreds of thousands of sites and seen by tens of millions of people every day.

What is SSH[2]?
SSH (Secure Shell) is a protocol allowing a secure channel to be established between a web server and a client’s local machine. Many web hosting companies now offer SSH for greater security.

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