Visual Studio Code: Inside VS Code: type Command + Shift + P in the search prompt, start typing “shell” Choose “Shell Command: Install Code”
I’m working on a site for a client and ran into an issue with getting the permalink to render the template I’d created. So I search the web and found this gem: When you’re messing with custom post types and change something structural like the slug, you may need to paste <?php flush_rewrite_rules(); ?> into […]
Great article, thank you!
How to Fork a GitHub Repository, clone it, branch it, make edits, and do a Pull Request Hurray! I finally started recording short tutorials on useful web development things. I’m tired of listening to men’s voices in tutorials all the time. It’s time for some women’s voices. I’ll start adding short videos to my playlist […]
In my PSU class I’ve got several students who want to use licensed fonts. They are students, so purchasing licenses just isn’t an option. So I’ve found some handy resources for finding close replacements for fonts as well as some handy links for font pairing recommendations. Futura recommended web font replacements The website: What is […]
I recently changed my github password and had trouble figuring out how to reset my password locally. So here’s the answer: git config –global –unset user.password Then just do a git push on any repo with a github remote and you’ll be prompted for your github username and password.
Did you know there’s an easy way to set up your terminal app to open things in atom or sublime? You just have to create a symlink. I keep needing this for my students so I’m keeping it here so I can find it! For Sublime, In a terminal window type: ln -s /Applications/Sublime\ Text.app/Contents/Shared/Support/bin/subl […]
AW Awards https://www.awwwards.com/websites/bootstrap/ bootstrap Expo http://expo.getbootstrap.com/ Bootstrap Bay https://bootstrapbay.com/blog/built-with-bootstrap/ Color Lib – Bootstrap portfolios https://colorlib.com/wp/bootstrap-portfolio-website-templates/ Handy Bootstrap pieces and parts on tutorialize https://tutorialzine.com/2015/06/12-time-saving-bootstrap-examples Flex Order in bootstrap https://getbootstrap.com/docs/4.0/utilities/flex/
A presentation I made for prospective students at Franklin High School
From Wikipedia: Crab Mentality: “Crab mentality, sometimes referred to as crabs in the bucket (also barrel, basket or pot), is a way of thinking best described by the phrase, “if I can’t have it, neither can you.” The metaphor refers to a common pattern of behavior seen in a group of crabs when they are […]
I’m doing some research on how to run productive sprint retrospectives. Mountain Goat Software has a good structure that breaks down into how to encourage good habits: Start: What needs to be added to the team’s habits Stop: What needs to be changed or removeed Continue: What working but needs to continue in order to […]
As we build out our site infrastructure and document our development process in our github wiki, I’ve been learning a lot about Markdown. I’m loving the simplicity of this Markdown cheat sheet by Adam Prichard. It’s a boiled down version of Github’s documentation on writing markdown. It gets straight to the point. Gotta love a […]
I never remember how to do this so I’m adding the quick steps here. I know there are ways of auto generating a Table of Contents in Google Docs, but I don’t know, I just like making my own. Don’t judge me. Go through your body of text and Select the headers/text you want to […]
I’m a fan of this codementor article by Lawrence Bradford about what you should always include in a resume/portfolio. Simple, to the point, a great no-nonsense list. Also liked her blog all about helping new coders find resources
Great for helping students visualize how they are constructed. https://www.jasondavies.com/animated-bezier/
Note to self: Make a resistor color code calculator.
This is an interesting high-level overview of what a full-stack developer roll looks like. https://medium.com/coderbyte/a-guide-to-becoming-a-full-stack-developer-in-2017-5c3c08a1600c
Although it was another lifetime ago, I used to work at Apple, so when I have issues with my Mac, it bruises my ego. Lucky for me, the internets are full of answers to questions. My hard drive disappeared from the finder. I knew it was ok, I could get to it through the Terminal, […]