Archive for the ‘git’ Category

Sourcehunt – Build a Medium Exporter + Cool New Libs!

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It's time for our monthly hunt for new open source libraries to use and contribute to! If you're new to Sourcehunt, it's our monthly post for promoting open source projects that seem interesting or promising and could use help in terms of Github stars ...

The Android Elephpant – Laravel on your Android Phone?

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It was not that long ago that Christopher Pitt wrote an excellent article about writing and running PHP code on an iPad. After reading it, I thought to myself "It would be really cool to do the same on Android": being able to write and edit code on the...

GitFTP-Deploy

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The following is a guest post by Jan Östlund. Jan is the creator of the GitFTP-Deploy, now at v2.0. He wrote to me about GitFTP-Deploy, and I thought it was pretty cool. As you'll learn in this post, it's macOS Git-based deployment software. I think i...

Building a Microblog Using Node.js, Git and Markdown

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The word micro gets thrown around a lot in modern programming: micro-frameworks, micro-services, etc. To me, this means solving the problem at hand with no bloat. All while solving for a clean-cut single concern. This means focusing on the problem at ...

How to Properly Deploy Web Apps via SFTP with Git

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Uploading files is an integral aspect of any deployment process, and the underlying implementation can vary depending on the type of your server. You can easily upload your files to an SFTP server using an open source desktop client like Filezilla. Th...

Give Your Development Domain a Different Favicon Than Production

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I got frustrated of not being able to tell the tabs apart as I was working on stuff. So this is my so-dumb-it's-smart solution. The only hitch in my gittyup was that I had to add it to .gitignore, which untracked the file, which deletes it, and had to...

Heroku Alternative: Deploy Apps with Dokku on DigitalOcean

When Heroku announced their (quite reasonable) new limits for free apps, I realized that I would have to find another source of hosting for all the small, low-traffic projects that I currently have running on Heroku. Way back in the day, Heroku was tot...

Git’s Patch Mode

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Let’s say we’ve just changed some CSS in a file and we want to stage it with Git. You might do something like this: git add styles.css ...and then we’d want to make a commit with that staged code: git commit -m "Fixed the CSS" I’ve been doing...

9 Development Workflow Upgrades You Should Know About

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Every once in a while I run into a tool or plugin so useful I can’t not add it to my arsenal. I usually shout out tweets and try to spread the word that way, but this time I believe I’ve got such a neat (and somewhat random) collection of productiv...