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April 2014

April 24, 2014

Syntax highlighting for MTML on GitHub

By Charlie Gorichanaz and posted in News.

Many developers in our community use the popular collaborative coding service GitHub to host and share Movable Type projects. Often the file extension of choice for template code is .mtml, but such files on GitHub were not blessed with special syntax highlighting. A potential workaround would be to use a different extension, such as .html or .xml instead. Still, many thousands of files on GitHub use the Movable Type Markup Language extension. Now you can get the best of both worlds! Starting this week, GitHub recognizes .mtml files as Movable Type Markup Language. You can therefore use the friendly .mtml file extension and also get nicely colored pages on GitHub. Enjoy!…

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April 17, 2014

New installation guides for Apple and Microsoft environments

By Charlie Gorichanaz and posted in Resources.

Getting up and running with Movable Type just got easier! We recently published several step by step guides for some commonly encountered server setups. OSX users Many developers use Mac computers and can benefit from setting up a local copy of a Movable Type installation for development purposes. Working locally, as opposed to working on a remote server, is often faster and more convenient, and you don’t even need to be online. Never again will you have to lose a minute of productivity due to not having Internet access on the airplane or during a brownout! To get started, see Installing on OSX Mavericks. Microsoft users We also have some goodies for our Microsoft based customers. For system administrators looking to deploy on Microsoft IIS or to Microsoft Azure, please see these new documents: Installing on Microsoft Azure FastCGI and Microsoft IIS Also check out the document Windows Server Installation Instructions. It links to important information for installing Movable Type Advanced and SQL Server….

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