About

July 2nd, 2010

I’m Stephen Burke, a Technical Engineer for Solid Solutions Ireland who are the authorised Value Added Reseller (VAR) for SolidWorks CAD Software in Ireland.This website is a place to store my tips, tricks, information and how-to’s on SolidWorks CAD Software. I should remember these, but if I don’t I’ll know to check here.

Disclosure: On this website, I speak on my own behalf and in no way represent Solid Solutions Ireland’s or SolidWorks position, strategies or anything else related to these companies.


About this Blog’s Software:
This blog uses WordPress. I like it a lot. The only thing I don’t like is the frequency at which updates are released, and these updates can be critical to apply! I used SVN to install WordPress and also to keep it up-to-date with a fraction of the effort of manual downloads and updating. SVN is the BEST method to manage WordPress install and updates. Here’s how:

== Install WordPress in the Beginning ==
mkdir ~/public_solidworks
cd public_solidworks
svn co http://svn.automattic.com/wordpress/tags/2.7 .
#get latest version number from: http://svn.automattic.com/wordpress/tags/

== Update WordPress to latest Version ==
cd public_solidworks
svn sw http://svn.automattic.com/wordpress/tags/2.7.1/ .

== More Information ==
http://codex.wordpress.org/Installing/Updating_WordPress_with_Subversion
http://codex.wordpress.org/Using_Subversion
http://mark-kirby.co.uk/2008/how-to-install-wordpress-using-ssh-and-svn/
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