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Web Apps for the Masses

I have been interested for a few years now in the concept of making web apps available for smaller companies and organizations. There has been a lot said over the years about the advantages of web apps over web sites and there are some interesting stats showing a recent and rapid increase in web applications emerging on the market. Having worked for companies that specialize in building custom applications that meet specific business needs, I understand how much time and money goes into developing these kinds of niche solutions.

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10 Steps to Setting-Up Your PC as a Development Server for Wordpress

This is your step-by-step guide to setting up a Wordpress web development environment on a PC using XAMPP, Wordpress 3.x, and Subversion.

XAMPP installs PHP, MySQL, and Apache on your PC turning it into a local web server for development purposes.  Once installed you can begin creating custom Wordpress themes and plugins in your own local development environment.

After downloading and installing…

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Using Custom Post Types in Wordpress 3.0

So what is all of the buzz about custom post types in Wordpress 2.9 and 3.0? What can we do with a "post_type" and why does it matter? For some of us developers out there who have known the secret that Wordpress is actually much more than just a blogging platform this in no big news. To the rest of the…