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Recently I created a new theme for Ghost, that you can find here and can currently experience on this website. I wanted a way of showing it off, so anyone that wants to contribute to it or just plain use it, can get a feel of what it looks like in a live environment. Initially I looked at Heroku, but I soon fell into a rabbit hole of errors, because Docker doesn't play nice with Heroku and I didn't like that I would have to jump through hoops just to keep the app online. Keep in mind that this is...

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Recently I started working on a project that required me to have the backend part installed locally, instead of using a remote backend. The project uses Maven as a build tool and it deploys the code to a Tomcat server. I got cracking and started configuring the project on my local machine. The first thing I noticed is that Intellij IDEA Community does not have a Tomcat plugin, unlike the Ultimate edition, that has one out of the box. Many Google searches later I found a few plugins that might do the trick but when I tried using them, the...

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You're working on a new project with WordPress. You enjoy yourself. You're confident in your abilities but then all of a sudden you realize you need a bunch of custom post types and the user is not allowed to edit the title to one of them but you need to find a way to auto-increment the title because that was a client request. So, you pull up the functions file, scratch your head and copy / paste the bellow snippet and hope for the best. // Use a filter to make the change add_filter( 'wp_insert_post_data' , 'modify_post_title'...

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The author of this tutorial should not be held responsible for any loss of data or hardware that one may encounter by following this tutorial. You have been informed. We’re developers! We have projects, a lot of projects. We don’t want to store the old ones on our dev machine, because you know, storage and organizing stuff is important. Oh, who am I kidding, go rent yourself 20TB of space at Amazon, you’ve earned it. But if you don’t want to do that, what can we do about it? A simple answer would be to get...

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No, we're not making fun of Apple Maps, but we could if we wanted to. Let's just say I don't want to jump wink wink into the whole Apple Maps conundrum. This article, in particular, is focused on describing my adventures with Apple Maps's older and more experienced brother, Google Maps. Now, I'm sure you don't want to know how Google Maps came to be, I mean you can read that on Wiki, right? Lets get down to the nitty-gritty! Along my years as a developer I've had my fair share of experiences with the Google Maps API. It all...

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