How to Get Appengine + GoDaddy + Android SSL Certs to Actually Work

I recently discovered Google was sending all MPLSART's search traffic to https://www.mplsart.com and Android users were getting a big ugly security warning, but not desktop users. After sifting through a lot of Googling, here is how I made Godaddy's SSL Certs play nice on Google ...

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Hand Drawn Halftone Pattern

I'm experimenting more with halftone patterns. Here is my latest experiment.

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Debugging --enable_sendmail on AppEngine SDK for Mac OSX

Google AppEngine's SDK comes with an --enable_sendmail flag. However, if messages do not actually send, the GAE docs do not really help you figure out why. This post should give you a few pointers on how to diagnose and a solution for the specific case of a blocked port ...

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Stop Motion Animation Test

  • Published July 07, 2015
  • Posted in Art

With a bit of tinkering and re purposing some spare parts, I made a quicky stop motion animation painting test video.

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Another Antistar Flyer

I just wrapped up another flyer for the band Antistar

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MPLSART.COM Relaunched

Katie and I recently took over local arts event calendar MPLSART.COM and we launched this week!

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Antistar Flyer Design

  • Published February 16, 2015
  • Posted in Art

I'm back doing concert flyers for my friends' band  - this time around for Antistar's show at the end of the month.

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The Story of the Garrett Christmas

  • Published December 31, 2014
  • Posted in Personal

The Garrett family Christmas celebration is a bizarre spectacle that few outsiders have seen. Here is a little background on the craziness and some highlights from this year - which ended up at my house last minute...

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An Ode to Jeff Petrich

  • Published December 09, 2014
  • Posted in Art

Jeffery Earl Petrich was my neighbor, my friend, and my mentor. Sadly, he passed away earlier this year from cancer. As I look back on 2014, it is good to take a moment to remember Jeff.

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Instagrammin'

  • Published November 28, 2014
  • Posted in Reflection

Well, I joined Instagram and it is a nice respite from Facebook. My handle is @blaine.garrett. At the moment is mostly pictures from my trip to Illinois for Thanksgiving.

Above is a pic from the Trentemoller show last week at Fineline.

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