Category DevOps

Automating WordPress updates with cron and the wp-cli

Ain’t nobody got time to worry about updates. I’d rather have it break while updating than have it hacked by a script kiddie because I’ve neglected to login for a...

Linux schedule a one off reboot or task

So the server requires a reboot because you updated the kernel but clients are using it and you don’t work at 1:00am? Not a problem…

USDA Nutrient Data SR23 POSTGRES SQL dump

I found the mysql dump online but these days I prefer Postgres. For others who are in the same boat as me, I thought I would save you the troubles!...

Digital Ocean is the best

You should probably checkout Digital Ocean! The UI is super clean and the VPS plans are very affordable. I’ve had no issues with them in the last year.

Category Angular JS

Angular JS 1.0 persisting data across controller instances

Where do we want to store our data in Angular JS and how does it flow through your web/mobile app. This is especially important if you are using Angular JS...

Angular JS 1.0 reusable controller functions

So this problem initially started when I found myself repeating similar functions across controllers. I also wanted to be able to access these functions from the view, which is why they...

Category Cordova

Angular JS 1.0 reusable controller functions

So this problem initially started when I found myself repeating similar functions across controllers. I also wanted to be able to access these functions from the view, which is why they...

Category Ionic Framework

Angular JS 1.0 persisting data across controller instances

Where do we want to store our data in Angular JS and how does it flow through your web/mobile app. This is especially important if you are using Angular JS...

Angular JS 1.0 reusable controller functions

So this problem initially started when I found myself repeating similar functions across controllers. I also wanted to be able to access these functions from the view, which is why they...

Category Mobile App Development

Angular JS 1.0 persisting data across controller instances

Where do we want to store our data in Angular JS and how does it flow through your web/mobile app. This is especially important if you are using Angular JS...

Angular JS 1.0 reusable controller functions

So this problem initially started when I found myself repeating similar functions across controllers. I also wanted to be able to access these functions from the view, which is why they...

Category Web Development

BackWPup s3 bucket does not exist after selecting it

This error is not very clear since BackWPup let’s you select your desired bucket from the list. If the bucket is already selected, how can it not exist? Anyways, I fixed...

Automating WordPress updates with cron and the wp-cli

Ain’t nobody got time to worry about updates. I’d rather have it break while updating than have it hacked by a script kiddie because I’ve neglected to login for a...

Angular JS 1.0 persisting data across controller instances

Where do we want to store our data in Angular JS and how does it flow through your web/mobile app. This is especially important if you are using Angular JS...

Angular JS 1.0 reusable controller functions

So this problem initially started when I found myself repeating similar functions across controllers. I also wanted to be able to access these functions from the view, which is why they...

Elastic search order by date and indexing with Ruby-on-Rails

The elastic search date field type seems like a lot of work. You have to manually map each date field parameter. All I really wanted to do was order by...

Rails 4.2 and Elastic Search – Querying and Filtering Across Multiple Nested Models

At work recently I have been working on a new filtering and search page for ourselves. The requirements were searching and filtering said search results. Things get complicated and performance...

Category Ruby on Rails

RuboCop and the 80 character line length limit is absurd

Having a line length limit is absurd. Just change your wrap setting in vim! IMO this gives you best of both worlds you can have everything on the screen when...

Elastic search order by date and indexing with Ruby-on-Rails

The elastic search date field type seems like a lot of work. You have to manually map each date field parameter. All I really wanted to do was order by...

USDA Nutrient Data SR23 POSTGRES SQL dump

I found the mysql dump online but these days I prefer Postgres. For others who are in the same boat as me, I thought I would save you the troubles!...

Rails 4.2 and Elastic Search – Querying and Filtering Across Multiple Nested Models

At work recently I have been working on a new filtering and search page for ourselves. The requirements were searching and filtering said search results. Things get complicated and performance...

Category Pro Bono

Linux Backlight for CM Storm Devastator Keyboard

The CM Storm keyboard was dirt cheap and looks really cool. The only problem is that on Fedora 21 and other Linux distributions the Scroll Lock key is not enabled...

USDA Nutrient Data SR23 POSTGRES SQL dump

I found the mysql dump online but these days I prefer Postgres. For others who are in the same boat as me, I thought I would save you the troubles!...

Category Linux

Flashing TinkerOS onto your sd card from MacOS

The main landing page for the Tinker Board only provides instructions for Window and Linux. And at this point the Linux zip they provide for you to download is corrupt...

Automating WordPress updates with cron and the wp-cli

Ain’t nobody got time to worry about updates. I’d rather have it break while updating than have it hacked by a script kiddie because I’ve neglected to login for a...

Linux schedule a one off reboot or task

So the server requires a reboot because you updated the kernel but clients are using it and you don’t work at 1:00am? Not a problem…

Linux Backlight for CM Storm Devastator Keyboard

The CM Storm keyboard was dirt cheap and looks really cool. The only problem is that on Fedora 21 and other Linux distributions the Scroll Lock key is not enabled...

Category Uncategorized

Capistrano hangs on assets precompile and never finishes the deploy

This only started happening after I killed a deploy that was half completed. It could have been during the asset precompile process, I don’t remember. It’s weird though because the...

Category Vim

RuboCop and the 80 character line length limit is absurd

Having a line length limit is absurd. Just change your wrap setting in vim! IMO this gives you best of both worlds you can have everything on the screen when...

Category MacOs

Flashing TinkerOS onto your sd card from MacOS

The main landing page for the Tinker Board only provides instructions for Window and Linux. And at this point the Linux zip they provide for you to download is corrupt...

iPhoto cannot export – OSStatus error 1856

Buy a Mac they said. They just work…

Category WordPress

BackWPup s3 bucket does not exist after selecting it

This error is not very clear since BackWPup let’s you select your desired bucket from the list. If the bucket is already selected, how can it not exist? Anyways, I fixed...

Category Data

Your Family’s Digital Backup Plan

Creating a backup plan for your family is actually not that hard. I’ve simplified it to a few steps that can be accomplished by apps, cloud storage, and external hard...