I have decided to build my own website from scratch instead of making use of popular blog services. Now you can call me crazy for doing this and normally I would agree however, like lots of developers I am writing my own as a learning tool as I progress in to the world of MAMP. Once I have gone through this exercise I will probably migrate to a popular open source or commercial solution as maintaining my own solution is probably a poor long-term solution.

My motivation for working with MAMP is outlined in the post Goodbye Microsoft, hello MAMP. Therefore I have decided to leverage the following tools and services to build

To cover all of the steps to bring online would be an extremely long post. To allow you to jump to the sections that interest you, I have split the process in to the following posts: