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Photos of Rockland, Maine. Summer 2009.

A blog mostly about web design

This is the personal blog of Kevin Wentworth.  Topics covered here are web programming, design and internet marketing.

Command line: Start, Stop and Restart MySQL Server on Mac OS X

Posted on 02/26/2015 at 03:18 pmViewed 684 times

It's easy to manage mysql from the command line in Mac OS X.  Just make sure to remember to run as sudo! Stopping, Restarting and Starting MySQL Server Commands $ sudo /usr/local/mysql/support-files/mysql.server restart Password: ********* Cheers, -Kevin Wentworth

CSS Tools for Web Designers - Best of the Web

Posted on 02/17/2015 at 11:44 amViewed 280 times

Here are my go-to resources for making all those fancy CSS3 effects on pages: CSS Border Radius Tool CSS Border Radius - http://border-radius.com/ CSS Background Gradients Ultimate CSS Gradient Generator - http://www.colorzilla.com/gradient-editor/ CSS Box Shadow Generator CSS Matic Box Shadow CSS Generator - ...

GeoTrust Quick SSL Premium Intermediate CA for SHA-2

Posted on 01/02/2015 at 09:23 amViewed 558 times

I just tried to use my handy GeoTrust Intermediate CA cheat and it didn't work.  As of today, you'll need to use the following links to get your GeoTrust Intermediate CAs: Intermediate CA Certificate for GeoTrust QuickSSL Premium SHA-2 (under SHA-1 Root) CA Bundle ...

Performing a Speed Test on Linux Server over SSH

Posted on 12/19/2014 at 10:18 amViewed 495 times

There have been many times when I've wanted to find out the speed of a server's connection.  Running a ping from your workstation to the server accomplishes nothing when you need to determine the speed of your server's connection to the outside world.  I came across a post with the perfect recommendation. Use CURL and download a large file...

jQuery: Checking If An Object Is Visible On The Screen

Posted on 09/12/2014 at 12:03 pmViewed 921 times

In the ether known as the internet, people have been going from a static built and styled website, to much more responsive and interactive designs. Knowing this, I felt that it was important to be able to check if an element is currently displayed on the screen. What Is This Useful For? Currently, being able to detect if an element is visible...

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