I Made an iPhone Game and Released it on the App Store

astro bro iconSo, a couple weeks ago. I got a game approved in the App Store. It’s called Astro Bro: Engine Room Escape.

It’s a free game. It’s pretty fun. More information can be found on the Engine Room Escape page on AstroBro.com.

The Story

I’m not exactly sure what caused the app development bug to bite me, but it did. Here are some thoughts I had throughout the development process.

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20 Reasons Why Vapid BuzzFeed-Style List Posts Make You Look Like An Idiot

A lot of people say “there’s no such thing as bad publicity.” Actually, that’s a load of bullshit, and I’m not going to go into too much detail explaining why.

There are plenty of outrageous and outlandish things anybody can do to get attention, that ultimately end up damaging your reputation in the long run.

I thought this sort of behavior was limited to “celebrities” trying to desperately extend their 15 minutes of fame, but no. It has begun to spillover in my beloved web design community.

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New Responsive Design for Leland.me

So, I decided if I’m going to be talking about responsive web design related topics, my own personal site probably shouldn’t be using a three-year old, unresponsive design. I just finished coding it last night.

I also have a brand spanking new newsletter where I’ll pretty much just update you on new blog posts. See the subscription form to the right or below (depending on your device width).

Like any redesign project, this is very much a work in progress, and I’d love to hear any of your feedback. Especially bug reports, if you notice any.

How To Move WordPress To A New Domain

So late last night, I moved leland.info over to leland.me. I bought the leland.me name a while ago with the intention of “rebranding” leland.info with it, and haven’t gotten around to it until now.

This will be a quick post on how to properly migrate a WordPress site to a new URL, including the crucial task of redirecting old URLs to the new domain.

Step-By-Step WordPress Migration Process

I have a pretty simple process for moving WordPress sites. It’s not 100% ideal compared to a service like ManageWP or plugin like BackupBuddy, but it’s free and it works in most cases.

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