Command Line

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  • Useful command line MySQL commands

    Posted on 5th July 2020.

    It seems I have been doing a lot of command line work on Debian with MySQL recently and have been having to search the internet (or my bash history) every time I need to do something. Here is a collection of commands I have been using

  • Setting up Tiny Tiny RSS to collate feeds

    Posted on 16th April 2020.

    I set up Tiny Tiny RSS as a self-hosted feed reader, but it wasn't clear how get the application to fetch RSS feeds in the background. This blog post gives a walkthrough

  • Rarely handy Git commands

    Posted on 15th May 2017.

    There are rare times when you need a slightly obscure git command. You spent several minutes googling, crafting and constructing your command only to run it once and not need it again for a while. This blog post will serve as my dumping ground for those odd commands I seldom need, but when I do I can then copy and paste. Feel free to get in touch with your favourite curve-ball command and I'll do my best to add it to the list!

  • Download files via command line

    Posted on 6th March 2016.

    I recently purchased a Western Digital EX2 NAS box for my home storage. This device is a low powered file server which is on all the time - perfect for taking care of those hefty downloads and long running tasks so I don't need to keep my laptop on.

  • Git for Beginners: An Overview and Basic Workflow

    Posted on 10th March 2015. Written For Liquid Light

    Git is a tricky subject to get your head around. Knowing the commands is one thing, but knowing how to use them is another. This article will walk you through a simple, single developer Git workflow - covering the commands that you would use at each stage.

  • Ignoring libraries in git

    Posted on 13th May 2014.

    Far too often recently I've noticed people committing libraries and packages to their main application (website) repository.

  • Bower

    Posted on 8th May 2014.

    I have recently discovered the power of Bower - a front end package manager. Rather than having to go and find the hosted jquery link, or download the files for fancybox and copy them into my application (website), I can download them off bower.

  • Compiling Less on the Command Line

    Posted on 19th October 2013.

    We have been using LESS for a while now, but our process involved including the less.js in the header during development, compiling the LESS using an app before launch and then maintaining the site using the css.

  • Setting up a local development server

    Posted on 3rd January 2013. Written For 12 Devs of Christmas

    There are plenty of articles on the web about how to become a web designer, how to build sites and how to sell them. What this article opens up, is ...