Informal VIP client survey: how do you commit to SVN?

I am currently a single point of failure for getting code from our Github repo to WordPress.com VIP SVN. As such, we ( Fusion) are exploring a project to auto-deploy our Github repository to VIP SVN through post-CI middleware. But, before we dive into development, we want to make sure we’ve exhausted all lower-effort options.

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How to Decide if Your Business Idea Sucks

My guest today is the founder and CEO of multiple successful businesses, including StickeJunkie.com and Delinquent Distribution. Most recently, and alongside Dan “Punkass” Caldwell (the founder of Tapout clothing), she has created Lessons.biz, which offers a 6-week course on how to run a successful t-shirt business.

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Everybody say Love!

https://twitter.com/POTUS/status/614435467120001024 This past friday the United States of America Supreme Court ruled in favor of Love, a decision that has brought tears to my eyes, a shared reaction with some people while attending WordCamp Europe in Seville, Spain. Earlier this month I had the pleasure of designing some WordPress Pride t-shirts and tank-tops for the WordPress…

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Potential new class of cancer drugs developed in lab: Drug takes aim at cancer metabolism, stops most kinds of cancer

In research published in Cancer Cell, Thomas Burris, Ph.D., chair of pharmacology and physiology at Saint Louis University, has, for the first time, found a way to stop cancer cell growth by targeting the Warburg Effect, a trait of cancer cell metabolism that scientists have been eager to exploit.

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UpThemes Adds Managed WordPress Hosting to Theme Club Business

After five years of selling themes and support, UpThemes is branching out into the managed WordPress hosting business. Last week the company announced the new hosting venture and partnership with Aesop Interactive: We are excited to announce UpThemes Hosting, a managed WordPress hosting solution that includes 40+ premium WordPress themes including our entire theme library, all themes from the collection of Aesop Interactive (makers of Aesop Story Engine), as well as a curated selection of beautifully-designed themes from WordPress.org.

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Chris Christie Announces Run, Pledging ‘Truth’ About Nation’s Woes

LIVINGSTON, N.J. – Gov. Chris Christie declared his candidacy for president here on Tuesday in a 20-minute speech full of New Jersey-style swagger, unwavering self-regard and a barrage of bromides, vowing that as president, “there is one thing you will know for sure. I say what I mean and I mean what I say.”

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Greeks are rushing to Bitcoin

The world’s largest Bitcoin exchanges tell CNNMoney they’ve seen a surge of business from Greece. Ten times as many Greeks are registering to trade bitcoins on the German marketplace Bitcoin.de than usual, according to CEO Oliver Flaskaemper. Bitcoin trades from Greece have shot up 79% from their ten-week average on Bitstamp, the world’s third-largest exchange.

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I Am Chris Farley Trailer Documentary HD First Look

I Am Chris Farley – a documentary about the beloved comedian who died in 1997 – opens in theaters on July 31, and BuzzFeed has your exclusive first look at the trailer. David Spade, Christina Applegate, Dan Aykroyd, Lorne Michaels, Mike Myers, Adam Sandler, Molly Shannon, and more reflect on the comedian’s life and legacy in I Am Chris Farley.

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The Recommended Hosting Page on WordPress.org Starts Over From Scratch

One of the most difficult tasks for new WordPress users is choosing a good webhost. The process can involve getting recommendations from friends, searching Google for reviews, and taking advantage of trial offers. Since 2005, WordPress.org has had a recommended hosts page featuring companies that meet certain criteria.

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WP Engine | WP Engine Launches Automated Migration Solution

LONDON, UK – June, 29, 2015 – WP Engine, a leading SaaS content management platform for websites and applications built on WordPress, today announced WP Engine Automated Migration solution, a new solution that enables simple and seamless migrations of WordPress websites to WP Engine’s managed WordPress hosting platform

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VaultPress Comes Out on Top in Recent Survey of WordPress Backup Tools

Steven Gliebe asked 21 WordPress professionals what they use to generate backups for their personal sites and published the results on the Pro Plugin Directory blog. The results are split into two groups of people – writers and developers. All of the writers mentioned VaultPress as their go-to backup solution.

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Theme Hybrid Experiments with Free Signups for Club Membership

Justin Tadlock, creator of Theme Hybrid, announced today that the seven year old theme club is experimenting with a radical change in club pricing. Club membership is now free for anyone who wants to sign up. Although Theme Hybrid’s plugins and themes have always been free, standard club membership (which includes access to the support forums), was previously $25/year.

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Gravity Forms ActiveCampaign Add-On v1.2 Released – Gravity Forms Support

Gravity Forms ActiveCampaign Add-On v1.2 is now available via automatic update and the Add-On Downloads page. This is a maintenance and minor feature release. ActiveCampaign contact tags support has been enhanced to support merge tags, and new hooks have been added for developers to further enhance the integration.

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Gravity Forms Help Scout Add-On v1.2 Released – Gravity Forms Support

Gravity Forms Help Scout Add-On v1.2 is now available via automatic update and the Add-On Downloads page. This is a maintenance and minor feature release that also adds new developer hooks. Note: The Help Scout Add-On is only available to Gravity Forms Developer license customers. Added support for auto replies when conversation is created.

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BBC Subtitle Writer Gave Up On Life During Kanye’s Glastonbury Set | Fashion Magazine | News. Fashion. Beauty. Music. | oystermag.com

Some absolute legend over at the BBC could not deal with their appointed task of live subtitling Kanye’s Glastonbury performance. The secret comedic genius gave up on attempting to make Kanye’s expletive-heavy lyrics SFW a little way into the performance, eventually resorting to: “HE RAPS” after creating fantastic new words such as “motherducker” and “ligga”.Those who happened to turn on their subtitles at home experienced the performance on a whole ‘nother level.

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The Four Lies of Storytelling

Recently on The Gist podcast novelist and storytelling coach Matthew Dicks offered his four useful lies of telling true stories. He believes that these careful manipulations of the truth work in the service of the audience. Dicks offered that “All the lies I tell on stage are never told for my benefit, or for the story’s benefit, but for the clarity of the audience”.

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July in Blogging U.: Blogging 101 and 201

Note: Blogging 101 and Blogging 201 cover the same content each time they are offered. Have you just started blogging (welcome!), or are you looking to breathe new life into a blogging habit that’s fallen by the wayside? Blogging U. is a great way to get on track, with bite-size assignments, a supportive community, and staff to support you.

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