Tag Archives: snow leopard

Mac OS X Lion and MySQL Startup

After installing Mac OS X Lion and updated my PHP extensions, as well as installing the newest MySQL, I found that when I tried to use MySQL, it wasn’t working. Seems that MySQL wouldn’t start up do to owner settings. MySQL was previously installed in Snow Leopard with file ownership set to mysql:wheel, which worked […]

Mac OS X Lion Upgrade PHP Extensions Tutorial: ImageMagick and More.

After upgrading my Mac OS X Snow Leopard to Mac OS X Lion, I noticed that some of my PHP extensions that I had compiled to work with the Apple PHP 5.3.6 binary had been removed. Some, not all. Which I assume is due to them having been compiled 4-way binary compatible (PowerPC and i386/x86_64). […]

Finished Reading the Apress Beginning iPhone 3 Development Book.

Finished reading the 500+ page Apress book, Beginning iPhone 3 Development: Exploring the iPhone SDK.  As I have all other books released by Apress on developing for the iPhone, I’ll continue reading more of the books I have.  When I get an iPad, I’ll be sure to buy some of the books by Apress on […]

Snow Leopard PHP and IMAP Support

Seeing as how the stock Apple Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard PHP 5.3 doesn’t come with IMAP extension support, I realized it was time to add it in to build a tool to extract data from my gmail account emails. Here is the steps I took to get it installed and working. Step 1: […]