Adobe Animate and the OpenWeatherMap API

Part One: Adobe Animate and API Do you want to fetch data from an API and use the data in your Adobe Animate CC creative work? Animate CC productions are made by JavaScript and HTML canvas. In theory getting data should work. Let’s try! OpenWeatherMap The data from OpenWeatherMap is only available when you have… Continue reading Adobe Animate and the OpenWeatherMap API

A Sandbox for WordPress

One line of code. That’s all you need in order to get your sandbox. Developers often need a place where the can experiment with design ideas or Minimal Viable Productions. This tutorial will show you how to do this. Download WordPress from https://wordpress.org/download/ Unzip the files. Delete the file wp-config-sample.php Download the file wp-config.php from… Continue reading A Sandbox for WordPress

WordPress Guide

WP: Fall 2020 Here is a guide to WordPress 5.5. This version is just released by WordPress (august 2020). We have a brand new block editor with exciting features. What’s new in WordPress 5.5? By now WordPress is skipped with a fantasctic block editor. Some even predict that the days of mighty Elementor and other… Continue reading WordPress Guide

How to use the theme skeleton

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create your own version of a skeleton theme. The “Skeleton-F16-Bootstrap” theme for WordPress is a boilerplate, or a place to start, if you want to create a Bootstrap theme from scratch. Or almost scratch that is. The basic files are ready. The top picture is a variant of… Continue reading How to use the theme skeleton

Twenty Seventeen

So the new verson of WordPress has arrived. With it came a new theme: Twenty Seventeen. It’s an attempt to combine the (perhaps too) popular “one-pager” with WordPress content-managing. The theme has many interesting features. One important addition is the .svg icon theme. These days the SVG format becomes more and more important. Twenty Seventeen may… Continue reading Twenty Seventeen

Install WordPress on a Localhost (Linux)

Here’s a recipe that works on Ubuntu & friends: Unzip the WordPress files. Prepare a database in PhpMyAdmin. The collation should be utf8. Edit /etc/apache2/envvars (see below) How to edit the  /etc/apache2/envvars file locate lines: export APACHE_RUN_USER = www-data export APACHE_RUN_GROUP= www-data Change this to: export APACHE_RUN_USER = yourName export APACHE_RUN_GROUP= yourName The username should… Continue reading Install WordPress on a Localhost (Linux)