Doing database backups for MySQL can be as simple as commandline dumps, but complex deployments can make things well, very complicated. This guide on bulletproof MySQL backups can be very helpful if you think you’ll be going into the complex type of deployments.
“Masonry is a layout plugin for jQuery. Think of it as the flip side of CSS floats. Whereas floating arranges elements horizontally then vertically, Masonry arranges elements vertically then horizontally according to a grid. The result minimizes vertical gaps between elements of varying height, just like a mason fitting stones in a wall.”
With yesterday’s announcement of the first release candidate for WordPress 3.0, it is almost certain that we will be blogging with a new WP version in a matter of days. Since this is a major release, be sure to check for compatibility especially if you run more than a handful of plugins.