Month: October 2012

Installing WordPress Locally Using IIS

I recently setup WordPress on my local machine so I could try my hand at developing plugins. It seemed daunting at first, but it turned out to be a fairly easy process.

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How to Open a Command Prompt in Windows 7

If you are new to command line tasks or just simply can’t figure out how to open the command prompt in Windows 7 you will find it is as simple as navigating the Start Menu

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How to Setup MySQL on Windows 7

If you have ever wanted to setup WordPress on your local machine, or maybe try your hand at PHP development then you would most assuredly want to setup MySQL. In this post I hope to provide a step by step guide on installing and setting up MySQL.

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Steps to Open the IIS Manager in Windows 7

Opening the Internet Information Systems (IIS) Manager (or IIS Manager for short) is a pretty simple task in Windows 7.

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Steps to Open the Control Panel in Windows 7

Working in Windows 7 often requires delving into the Control Panel to launch different applets. The below steps will attempt to guide you through opening the Control Panel.

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Park Hills Competition

The Fort Zumwalt South Marching Bulldogs had a performance in Park Hills, Missouri on Saturday, October 20, 2012. The weather was great and the band performed brilliantly.

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Not Another Windows 8 Review

I have been reading a lot of articles and blog posts about Windows 8 and Office 2013 this year. Some love it and some hate it. Personally, after installing the Windows 8 release candidate I found I did like it. It made my system more stable (I have 3 kids that like to use my PC so any stability that can be added is welcome!). I have not had the opportunity to preview Office 2013. I am, however, looking forward to using it. This is not a review of either Windows 8 or Office 2013. It is more a gripe about the people who give negative reviews.

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Correction…iPhone It Isn’t

My iPhone crapped out on me again. My mom got so tired of my iPhone’s random outages she dragged me to the AT&T store to get a new phone. So now I have a new shiny Android powered Samsung Galaxy S III.

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iPhone It Is

Well, it looks like my iPhone will live to see another call. After being shut off for a couple of days and me being agitated it wasn’t working everything has turned out fine.

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To iPhone or Not To iPhone

Hi.  My name is Frank and I’m an iPhone user.  I’ve been an iPhone user now for going on 4 years.

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