Recently I presented a brand new presentation titled Please Feed the Unicorns at the @apimeetup held at the @Apigee office. The goal being to bring attention to various methods of building a better developer community around your API platform by empowering, incentivizing, and recognizing the community Unicorns.
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"Storytlr is an open source lifestreaming and micro blogging platform. You can use it for a single user or it can act as a host for many people all from the same installation."
I've been looking for something like Storytlr for a few months now or at least trying to do it with Drupal. While I love Drupal and FeedAPI I did not want to spend all that time building a lifestream website. So I've been playing around with Storytlr instead and found it very easy. Here is how I got it up and running on a Ubuntu EC2 server. You can also check out the official Storytlr install instructions.
Assumptions: LAMP stack installed and running.Domain setup for a directory.MySQL database and user ready to go.Lets get started! Get the code: wget http://storytlr.googlecode.com/files/storytlr-0.9.2.tgz
tar -xvzf storytlr-0.9.2.tgzYou can find out the latest stable release on Storytlr's downloads page.
Import the database:
Within protected/install is database.sql. Import this into your empt…
Update: I now recommend you install Google Chrome and disable the built in Browser as it supports encrypting all synced data.
After picking up a gorgeous Galaxy Nexus yesterday I was running into an issue where my browser data wasn't syncing to the phone. After a little Googling I found this is commonly caused by having all of my synced Chrome data encrypted instead of the default of only encrypting the passwords. These are the steps I went through to get my dat syncing again without losing any of it. The exact error I was getting was "Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly."
In Google Chrome open the personal stuff settings page by clicking this link or by opening the wrench menu, and click on "signed in with email@example.com". Hit "disconnect your Google Account" to temporarily disable syncing from your browser.
Visit the Google Dashboard and "Stop sync and delete data from Google". I waited until the stored dat…