I’ve been a long time bash user. Back in the day it simply seemed more comfortable than the other options. It’s a workhorse I’ve used for a long time in efforts to automate things away and continue to use for … Read the rest
Sadly, sometimes there is a bunch of comment spam on a drupal site. It’s easy enough to set up an approval queue to make the site look bad, but that still leaves one with having to clean up the unapproved … Read the rest
I run Ubuntu as my desktop.
I have multiple Google Accounts.
I don’t want to have a bunch of browser windows open to deal with different IM accounts and calendars.
All of this works great on my phone.
So I … Read the rest
I have some code which pulls a URL and saves it to a file via the `-o` option. The next step in the pipe was failing claiming that the file did not exist.
I was able to download the file … Read the rest
the value of docker …
I am probably like most developers. I prefer to code on my own system. This allows me to use my chosen tools and work in a comfortable and efficient space.
Possible differences and deviations from production environments are a downside … Read the rest
controlling access to elasticsearch with filtered aliases, nginx and tokens
Lot’s of people wonder about controlling access to ElasticSearch, since it doesn’t offer any meaningful security. It’s been suggested that using filtered alias along with some nginx rewrites would do … Read the rest
I’m a fan of syntax highlighting. To me it makes programming easier since variables and strings stand out visually. In a GUI environment a nice color theme has the same effect. In both cases it can make things more … Read the rest
So, my laptop generally is upgraded. I don’t want to take the time to fully re-install and Ubuntu has made that pretty smooth with their 6 month releases.
As of late I’ve noticed that in chrome on some web pages … Read the rest
I like version control systems and have been using them for a long time. I’ve
spent much time in [CVS][CVS] and even used [RCS][RCS] toquickly bring
directories under version control. I’ve also performed duties as a version
control and release … Read the rest