I recently updated my copy of OS X to Mojave and I’m now having trouble with SSH. (I jumped a few versions but based on other posts it looks like the change to MacOS Sierra specifically was part of the problem).
When using Git, sometimes (often) I find myself forgetting to delete local branches after merging them. This command deletes this branches (and I’ve included a Git alias to make it easy to use in the future).
These are the steps I follow when I move the database for a website to my local computer using WP CLI.
When working on my Mac, sometimes I find a process in Activity Monitor and I want to know what application the process belongs to. I was introduced to this command to do just that.
The checksum is like a fingerprint for the file. A file is processed through a known algorithm which results in the checksum, a.k.a “hash”, which is a string of letters and numbers unique to that file, e.g. 8ab686eafeb1f44702738c8b0f24f2567c36da6d. If the file is modified, the resulting checksum will be different. This allows a quick way to […]
At php[tek], I got the opportunity to meet Nicolas Steenhout. In addition to everything else he does, in the php[tek] slack channel he shared some recommendations for transcription companies.
On the Mac OS X bash command line, you can delete all directories, with the exception of one, in the following way. If our current directory has sub-directories and we want to delete all of them except, ./really-important-do-not-delete, we can run $ shopt -s extglob $ rm -rf !(really-important-do-not-delete) $ ls really-important-do-not-delete $ original source
With WordPress 5.0 a new block-based editing experience will be introduced (a.k.a. Gutenberg). This new editing experience is available via the Gutenberg plugin. By adding this plugin to your (development) WordPress website, you can preview the new editing experience. At the time of this writing, Gutenberg is still under-development so I recommend only installing it […]