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Setup LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) on Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite

I downloaded a HTML5 and Javascript demo. When I attempted to browse to it, I encountered the infamous “XMLHttpRequest cannot load file:///” error.  The latest Chrome (and other modern browsers) won’t allow cross domain (a.k.a. cross origin) communication, which would occur when a page from one website domain attempts to…

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Rotate Video Without Black Bars

Have you ever taken a vertical portrait video using your iPhone, import it to your computer, find that Windows Media Player will play it horizontally, and gotten a neck crick from holding your head sideways? Since the beginning, vertical portrait videos (tall and skinny) have been unwanted and unsupported, living…

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Create Bootable USB Flash Drive With DiskPart Command-Line Utility

The instructions below will create a bootable system partition on a USB flash drive, which is exactly the same as creating such a partition on a hard drive. Specifically, I will be using Windows 7’s built-in DiskPart (Disk Partition) command-line utility to create a bootable USB flash drive containing a…

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