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Archive for October 2007

Portable WordPress Tutorials

October 29, 2007

If you ever wanted to install WordPress on your flash drive, here are two tutorials that explain how to do it: 1) http://www.tamba2.org.uk/wordpress/usb/ 2) http://ralph.fm/2007/03/08/how-to-install-wordpress-on-a-usb-stick/ Update: Once the local version of your blog is ready to go live, you can easily migrate it to your web server. Andrew Strojny’s tutorial, Convert A Local WordPress XAMPP […]

Cauldron Remake for Halloween!

October 19, 2007

This fantastic Cauldron Remake. was featured on the RetroRemakes blog recently. Cauldron is a combination of side-scrolling action, platforms and mazes and plenty of old hags (you start off with 9 lives) in which you have to collect ingredients so that you can defeat an evil pumpkin. You can only land (and take off) in […]

Portable Goodies for Guitarists

October 14, 2007

I was looking for a guitar tuner this week and found this site: http://www.yellow-gold-soft.com/. It has a Guitar Tuning Fork and several other music-related free software such as Tonometer to tune a variety of musical instruments Musical Examiner to train your musical ear Metronome And a little Flash-based Virtual Piano

G-Speed: spaceship racing

October 12, 2007

Here’s a portable game for the weekend for racing fans: G-Speed. It’s spaceship racing fun with plenty of tracks to choose from. Check out all the screenshots on the site!

We are the Galaxians!

October 4, 2007

Everybody knows you can’t have enough Galaxian games in your collection! I’ve already featured a few on this blog, such as the king of all Galaxian remakes: Minionsoft’s Galaxian and an excellent creative twist on Galaxian called Carax. And now…there’s another remake! The RetroRemakes blog pointed out a brand spanking new Galaxian game from acoders.com […]

Programming: Instant Rails

October 2, 2007

Time to upgrade your development skills with a new language? Why not try Ruby On Rails? Here’s a complete and portable Rails development environment called InstantRails, although you might want to add an IDE (I used Aptana’s RadRails, but it’s not portable). Instant Rails contains everything you need to start coding, including Ruby, Rails, Apache, […]