There are a ton of steps in this tutorial, but it ended up working for me — and it gave me a few minutes to be in the terminal.
Plus, the end result is oh so nice: I’ve got anything in PHP that sends out mail working now. I did it on my work machine. Now need to repeat at home for the very occasional web projects that happen there.
Let Postfix send mail through your Gmail Account – Snow Leopard
I missed this for quite awhile, but have been doing a lot of testing with WordPress on my local work box via MAMP Pro. I just realized that in OS X Lion’s sharing preference panel, there is no longer an option to enable/disable FTP/SFTP. Found a nice and comprehensive article here on how to do it via the good old Terminal/command line:
Start an FTP/SFTP Server in Mac OS X Lion
In searching for a better way to test in older versions of Internet Explorer, a co-worker found this. I haven’t tried it yet, but have downloaded all the files in preparation to do so. Check it out for yourself, and share in the comments your experience and opinions on this as a solution.
Installing IE6, IE7 or IE8 on any OS (Windows 7, OS X or Ubuntu)
Flock, the web browser that adds social ties built in has completed its transition today from being built on the Mozilla engine (Firefox) over to the Chromium (Chrome) engine.
Flock Web Browser Moves to Chromium Engine
A little cross promotion here. I wrote an article for iContact’s blog about the basics of browser/email testing on the Mac and its advantages and options.
Using a Mac to Test Your Email and Websites