2020-07-29 DevLog

Complete the "Web Applications for Everybody Specialization" on Coursera

Review the WordPress 5.5 Release Candidate and Become a Beta Tester

  • Review the WordPress 5.5 Release Candidate. [Completed]
  • Become a WordPress Beta Tester. [Work in Progress]
    • Install the WordPress Beta Tester plugin on the Heaven's Disciples Test website.  [Completed]
    • Install the latest nightly build of WordPress 5.4.3 on the Heaven's Disciples Test Site[Completed]
    • Create the Heaven's Disciples Beta subdomain and website and install WordPress 5.5-RC1. [Planned]
      • Create the beta.heavensdisciples.com subdomain. [Completed]
      • Create the Heaven's Disciples Beta website using the WordPress 5.5-RC1 beta release candidate. [Completed]
      • Create, install, and set automated yearly renewal of the Let's Encrypt SSL/TLS certificates for the Heaven's Disciples Beta website. [Completed]
      • Configure the WordPress settings. [Completed]
      • Install and activate some of the WordPress Plugins. [Completed]
      • Set and test the Heaven's Disciples WordPress theme on WordPress 5.5-RC1. [Work in Progress]
      • Test the active WordPress plugins on WordPress 5.5-RC1. [Planned]

Research and Development for the Google Earth Studio Early Access Software

2020-07-28 DevLog

Heaven's Disciples WordPress Website Maintenance

  • Update 12 WordPress plugins on the WordPress websites. [Completed]
  • Update 1 WordPress theme on 1 WordPress website. [Completed]

Complete the "Web Applications for Everybody Specialization" on Coursera

Install XAMPP and Bitnami on the Local Machine

  • Install XAMPP and Bitnami on the local machine. [Completed]
    • Install the Apache Web server. [Completed]
    • Install the MySQL database server. [Completed]
    • Install the FileZilla FTP server. [Completed]
    • Install the Mercury mail server. [Completed]
    • Install the Apache Tomcat application server. [Completed]
  • Test the Apache, MySQL, FileZilla, Mercury, and Tomcat server services. [Completed]
    • Note: All server services ran successfully except for Tomcat.
      • 10:38:48 PM [Tomcat] Tomcat Started/Stopped with errors, return code: 1
      • 10:38:48 PM [Tomcat] Make sure you have Java JDK or JRE installed and the required ports are free
      • 10:38:48 PM [Tomcat] Check the "/xampp/tomcat/logs" folder for more information
  • Subscribe to the Apache Friends XAMPP Newsletter. [Completed]

Review the WordPress 5.5 Release Candidate and Become a Beta Tester

  • Review the WordPress 5.5 Release Candidate. [Completed]
  • Become a WordPress Beta Tester. [Work in Progress]

2020-07-23 DevLog

Install and Study How to Use Adobe Fresco

  • Install Adobe Fresco. [Completed]
  • Test the comic book, watercolor, and oil painting brushes in Adobe Fresco. [Completed]

Study World Machine 3D Landscape Design for Unreal Engine Worldbuilding

2020-07-22 DevLog

Study World Machine 3D Landscape Design for Unreal Engine Worldbuilding

  • Study World Machine 3D landscape design for Unreal Engine worldbuilding. [Work in Progress]
    • Study the World Machine user interface and 3D terrain creation using Devices. [Completed]
    • Create a 3D island in World Machine and export the 16-bit PNG heightmap. [Completed]
    • Import the World Machine island heightmap as a 8.192 by 8.192 km map in Unreal Engine. [Completed]
    • Study the Unreal Engine user interface and game level design. [Work in Progress]
    • Add an animated ocean to the island terrain in the game level. [Completed]