What does declare(strict_types=1); do in PHP? PHP is a weakly typed language, which means that when a value is of the wrong type, PHP tries to cast it to the proper type. For example if you try to add an integer and a string, echo 5 + “3”; PHP will try to cast the string […]
Sometimes after running git stash pop, I get a conflict warning and I want to discard any changes to a file. However, when I try to checkout the file I get an error message. Using reset and then checkout, lets me accomplish this goal.
I spend most of my time doing my writing in markdown. One of the features I have mixed feelings about, is auto-numbering of ordered. There are often times when I need to modify the numbering. I like to do this by adding a backslash (\) before the period after the number, which renders the list as text. If you want to render the list with the ol/li markup, you can write the exact markup you want in your markdown document and it will render without any modifications.
On August 7, 2019 a proposal was made on the WordPress Make Core website to Auto-Update Old Versions to 4.7, which is a long term plan that would start with automatically upgrading those on the minimum supported version of WordPress to the next version. This proposal has created a great deal of conversation and controversy.
Whenever I’m talking to someone interested in their first website and I tell them about paying a hosting company where the website will live, they’ll often ask, “Can I host my website on my own computer?” This is a great question and while ultimately the answer is no, it is worth looking at why.
The Esc key is not a convenient key to hit on the keyboard. While many will recommend you map another key to act as your Esc key, by default you can use Ctrl-[ instead.
Vim has a built-in command to close all windows except the current one (:only), which is nice for focusing on a single buffer. Sometimes I want to cleanup my buffers by closing all of the buffers except for the current one. This custom command is like :only for buffers instead of windows.
I wanted to run the latest development version of Neovim (0.4.0) to use some of the latest features (e.g. the floating window). Unfortunately, my attempts to install it were failing. These are my notes on the problem and how I fixed it.
When using Vim sometimes I want to duplicate a file, however the default file explorer in Vim (netrw) does not handle this well. This is a Vim mapping I created to make duplicating a file easier.
Using Screenflow 6 with my Scarlet Solo USB connection, I end up with a recording only on the left channel. I want my recording to be on both channels (in stereo). This is how I do that.