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  • Posted on January 14, 2018

How to Separately Handle Multiple Website Deployments

Uploading website files routinely can become a chore, and no one wants that. Queue a deployment script, at the very least, it’s a script that uploads files to the server, but can be as advanced as verifying files once uploaded, run code tests, and update database structures along. There are two different methods to run a deployment script. First being automated deployment with continuous integration systems to a staging or production servers.
Build Script for Hugo Websites
  • Posted on January 9, 2018

Build Script for Hugo Websites

Over the past year I’ve been building many websites using Hugo. Early on in development of these sites, I noticed the need for a build script. My main goal of the build script was to store the original uncompressed images inside my website’s code repository and have the built version of the Hugo website use compressed images. In addition to compressing images, I also needed a method to compress style sheets and JavaScript files.
ReText Change Color Scheme and Customization
  • Posted on November 15, 2017

ReText Change Color Scheme and Customization

Markdown has gained a lot of popularity over the years due to its easy to learn syntax, the increase of static site generators, and the benefit of having a formatted word file that works nicely with version control systems. ReText is one of the top Markdown editors, offering a preview pane of your document, a spell checker, syntax highlighting, Markdown exporting, along with some other features. That’s enough of my rambling, this post is how you can customize the color scheme of ReText to make it easier on the eyes.
Backup Evolution using the Terminal
  • Posted on September 17, 2017

Backup Evolution using the Terminal

When you want to backup your Evolution calendar, mail, memos, and address book, you have to open up Evolution, go to the file menu, and then follow a few steps before the backup is saved to your computer. This is generally fine if you backup infrequently and you’re able to remember to backup the application every time you perform a computer backup. For me, I prefer automating as much of the backup process as possible.
  • Posted on September 5, 2017

Prevent Sending HTTP Referer Headers from Your Website

When a user leaves your website through a link or HTTP redirect, a HTTP header of the current page the user is coming from is attached to the new request. In most cases, this isn’t harmful, but there are situations where the URL should be hidden. In this tutorial, you will learn of a few different methods to obscure or remove the HTTP Referer header from the request. Keep in mind that some of these options may not always work.