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Here's a selection of articles and blog posts that I have written. I hope you enjoy them and if you have any suggestions then please don't hesitate to contact me.
Sometimes creating a .gitignore file can be a monotonous error prone pain. Well there seems to be a pretty nifty solution out there that will simplify this process. Enter http://gitignore.io !
This site generates gitignore files depending on the technology you are using. E.g if you're on OSX with SASS and laravel it will produce:
What makes it really cool is that you can couple that with cURL or wget to do
Time is running out for Drupal 6. Drupal 8 is out in September and with that the support for D6 will evaporate! Upgrade!!!
From time to time in my job I come across the need to just stick a placeholder image into my designs. I don't care what it is as long as it's the right size. In the past I've just either used whatever I could find to hand and then manually resize it in photoshop but now I've found a pretty nifty solution.
There's a new craze going around for these random image generation sites and I think they're pretty cool. The first that I noticed was lorempixel. For this one you just stick in:
This quick post shows you how to create a simple JSON feed module using Drupals APIs. This can have all sorts of uses for client based AJAX applications.
Appfog is an excellent Platform as a Service. However it takes a little bit of configuration to get started with Drupal. This guide should walk you through the steps needed to get started with AppFog in Drupal. Be aware its not for the command line shy!