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An Overview of How to Use Netbeans, FileZilla, Firefox and Web Developer to Edit CSS

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In this session we give an overview and show examples of how to use Netbeans, FileZilla, Firefox and Web Developer to edit CSS. Rick: Good evening Sean. Sean: Hi Rick, good evening. Rick: How are you doing, man? Sean: Oh not too bad. I’ve been working on the header plugin and that’s another thing but

How to Use Bitnami and Netbeans to Create a Local Development Site Part 2 – Complex Websites

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This is Part 2 of How to Use Bitnami and Netbeans to Create a Local Development Site and in this session we discuss a more complex system where you are working working back and forth from a live remote website. Rick: The next choice is a more complex system and that is where you have a

How to Create a Local Installation of WordPress – Part 4 – Create a NetBeans Project

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This is the 4th in a 5 part series on Creating a Local Installation of WordPress using Bitnami and then creating a NetBeans Project out of it. In this lesson we create a NetBeans project out of the new local WordPress installation. Then we run the website from NetBeans. Step 4 is now to create…

Install NetBeans 7.0 – Part 3, Set Up NetBeans

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We cover the installation and configuration of NetBeans 7 which just came out last week in a 5 part video series. In this third part we complete the program set up by adding the CSS Preview Plugin. Anyway, I’m not going to contribute to NetBeans data. Let’s see what comes up next. Well, maybe we’ve

Why Don’t we Use NetBeans Projects?

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Why don’t we teach how to use NetBeans projects? While the project system is very powerful it is also very complex to set up. It requires you to configure a local web server (using Apache, MySQL and PHP). Services like Bitnami have made the process quite a bit easier nevertheless, the process of setting the

Install NetBeans 7.0 – Part 2, Install the Program

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We cover the installation and configuration of NetBeans 7 which just came out last week in a 5 part video series. In this second part we go through the installation of the program. And once it’s downloaded, we’ll just go ahead and start right in the installation which shouldn’t take pretty long. One of the

Install, Set Up and Begin Using NetBeans 7.0

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Learn how to download and install the program (we show you which version to select) and then how to set it up, open files and write your first CSS rule in this updated series on using NetBeans. NetBeans is an open source (free) software tool that you can use as a code editor.

Lesson 3 – Part 1 – Install NetBeans

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Welcome to Lesson 3 of the Customize Thesis Like a Pro tutorial series. In this lesson, you’re going to learn about some of the tools of the trade that will assist you in customizing your Thesis theme website. These tools are what the pros use and when we’re finished you’ll see why. It is a

Lesson 3 – Tools of the Trade

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In this Thesis theme video tutorial lesson we will install and learn the basics of some of the tools of the trade (NetBeans, Firebug, Web Developer, MeasureIt and ColorZilla) used by professional web designers and developers. These tools will make the process of customizing your Thesis theme website much easier. They will help prevent errors,

Is there an alternative text-editor besides Netbeans for the Mac?

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A member is having a problem installing NetBeans on her MAC. She made several tries but she still gets an error message. We discuss potential solutions to her installation problem, we talk about a couple of other Mac based code editors (Taco & Coda) and we discuss the importance of error checking and syntax highlighting.

Troubleshooting custom_functions.php

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Anyone learning how to customize their Thesis website using PHP also needs to learn how to troubleshoot errors in their code.  In this video I teach my 6 rules for preventing and finding errors in your custom_functions.php file.  I also describe the work flow that I use when writing custom code for my own Thesis