Welcome to my small corner of the Internet! I’ve been blogging here on cantoni.org since July 1999, originally as one of the early beta testers of CityDesk, then starting in 2002 with several versions of MovableType. Finally in early 2014 I switched to WordPress. I don’t post too often, so one side effect is that … Continue reading About

Movable Type 5.2 on Mac OS X

It’s been a while since my notes about local development copies of Movable Type and WordPress on XAMPP – a local LAMP stack that runs on Windows. I’m still using both blogging platforms and wanted to update the steps now that I’m doing most of my work on a Mac laptop. The steps aren’t too difficult, but there are lots of details to get right. Read on to see a detailed walk through for the installation of a local copy of Movable Type 5.2 on Mac OS X.