I came into a recent issue where I wanted to hide ?id=xx from the query string of a URL so I could use a single Facebook Comment Plugin with different data. I fixed the issue by using a few lines of code in a .htaccess file.
If you have various password protected pages on your website, but want people to Like your pages (via Facebook), there is a simple trick you can use to allow this.
A while ago I had to sync files from one server to another. The reason? I was responsible for moving all the application and websites hosted on a old server to a new, faster server with better security and a updated operating system.
I recently ran into a problem with disc space on my Mac, requiring me to find and delete large files to free up some space quickly. I found the following command (in Terminal) very useful to find large files of a given size in a given directory.
When it comes to updating a database or your code in a production environment, or even migrating code between old and new servers, you don’t want someone accessing your files during your deployment procedure.
Managing a server using SSH and Command Line Access over the past few years has taught me a lot. It’s sometimes important to check how a server is doing in terms of load or you may simply want to check hard disk usage.
The Cage Cricket application is my first cross-platform mobile application built using Trigger.io and Parse, and works on iOS and Android.
For Halloween, I helped wonga.com reskin an old app they had originally developed with a third-party agency. The app used Adobe Flash as the main user interface, with a PHP / MySQL backend.