Have a Perl script that just gives you a blank page and can’t figure out what error it’s giving? You can run it on the command line, including GET params like so: http://something.com/cgi-bin/x.pl?x=y&t=j becomes ./x.pl x=y t=j
How to get livereload working for localhost development, using a self-signed SSL certificate in a Gulpfile. Combining a couple of tricks from around the webs. It’s easier than it seems.
Makes sure a long line truncate with an ellipsis (i.e. dot dot dot).
We were having a problem with web fonts (Google Web Font’s Open Sans and some icon fonts, specifically) not showing up when a page loads. They were only showing after hovering over an item or a resize — in other … Continued
After much searching, the solution was found by user marcinello at Super User. Why would someone want to downgrade PHP 5.5 to 5.4.9? Primarily it’s because PHP 5.5 is the first to deprecate the MySQL extension (suggesting either MySQLi or … Continued
Getting the error message: Lynx file “/etc/lynx.lss” is not available.
Many of Kohana’s built-in static methods for getting stuff like HTML::styles unfortunately has a bug when trying to output to a server with HTTPS. The problem can be traced back to URL::base, which doesn’t properly spit out the right protocol … Continued
Repairing a MySQL table that was over 4Gb in size would have taken days without this command:
I think it’s a nice feature when browsing, but when developing websites, it’s kind of nice to know when an image isn’t loading properly. Internet Explorer has that big ugly image placeholder box and frankly I miss it sometimes. The … Continued
I needed a bash script to quickly update the ownership of a bunch of files, based on what directoy I’m currently in. The username is pulled from the present working directory (pwd): /home/SOMEUSER/the/rest/of/the/path