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    Ongoing observations by End Point Dev people

    Blog posts tagged ‘tips’

    3 useful built-in objects and functions in JavaScript

    Phineas Jensen · June 15, 2022

    Aligning monospace font text columns with an old Unix tool

    Jon Jensen · May 30, 2022

    EditorConfig: Ending the Spaces vs. Tabs Confusion

    Jon Jensen · April 30, 2022

    Formatting SQL code with pgFormatter within Vim

    Josh Tolley · April 26, 2022

    On Shapefiles and PostGIS

    Josh Tolley · April 2, 2022

    Using a YubiKey as authentication for an encrypted disk

    Zed Jensen · March 7, 2022

    Using SSH tunnels to get around network limitations

    Zed Jensen · January 26, 2022

    Fixing a PostgreSQL cluster that has no superuser

    Jon Jensen · January 7, 2022

    Setting up SSH in Visual Studio Code

    Couragyn Chretien · January 6, 2022

    Word diff: Git as wdiff alternative

    Jon Jensen · January 5, 2022

    Lazy Isn’t Bad: Write Lazy Scripts

    Ardyn Majere · June 9, 2021

    Random Strings and Integers That Actually Aren’t

    Josh Williams · July 2, 2020

    Useful terminal tools

    Jon Jensen · January 3, 2020

    Fix for cdparanoia segmentation fault

    Jon Jensen · August 27, 2019

    Thoughts on Project Estimation: The Star, the Planet, and the Habitable Zone

    Árpád Lajos · March 25, 2019

    Roundup of some useful websites

    Jon Jensen · December 21, 2018

    How I Learn New Technologies

    Árpád Lajos · October 30, 2018

    In-House to Consulting, Rinse and Repeat

    Steph Skardal · March 28, 2018

    King Arthur Flour Recipes

    Seth Jensen · March 26, 2018

    Shell efficiency: mkdir and mv

    Jon Jensen · March 10, 2017

    File names the same except for capitalization

    Jon Jensen · January 7, 2016

    Coding style guides across languages

    Piotr Hankiewicz · August 17, 2015

    Usability: Don’t Make Me Think and a Bookmarklet

    Steph Skardal · August 13, 2015

    Converting from Pivotal Tracker to Trello for project management

    Josh Lavin · August 3, 2015

    IPython Tips and Tricks

    Kannan Ponnusamy · June 18, 2015

    Another Round of Tidbits: Browser Tools, Performance, UI

    Steph Skardal · October 20, 2014

    Git Workflows That Work

    Spencer Christensen · May 2, 2014

    ZNC: An IRC Bouncer

    Greg Davidson · March 27, 2014

    Monitoring Productivity with RescueTime

    Mike Farmer · February 26, 2014

    Mobile Emulation in Chrome DevTools

    Greg Davidson · January 24, 2014

    IE7 “Enhances” href Attributes of Links Added via innerHTML

    Greg Davidson · November 7, 2013

    JSConf US 2013 — Day One

    Greg Davidson · June 4, 2013

    CSS Conf 2013 — When Bootstrap Attacks!

    Greg Davidson · June 3, 2013

    Travis build log doesn’t display

    Brian Gadoury · May 23, 2013

    Update Your GNU Screen Config on the Fly

    Greg Davidson · December 14, 2012

    Test Web Sites with Internet Explorer for Free

    Greg Davidson · September 26, 2012

    Three Things: Times Two

    Steph Skardal · September 10, 2012

    Rails 3 ActiveRecord caching bug ahoy!

    Brian Gadoury · August 2, 2012

    Popular Mobile Apps from Brian and Adam

    Steph Skardal · June 15, 2012

    EP Meeting: Clean Editor and Git Workflows

    Matt Vollrath · June 14, 2012

    OpenSSH Tips and Tricks with Matt Vollrath

    Brian Buchalter · June 14, 2012

    Three Things: Rails, JOIN tip, and Responsiveness

    Steph Skardal · May 11, 2012

    Three Things: Photography, Facebook on WordPress, and the watch command

    Steph Skardal · April 11, 2012

    Guide to Ubuntu 11.10 on a Samsung Netbook

    Brian Buchalter · April 8, 2012

    Web Development for HeARTs Speak

    Steph Skardal · April 4, 2012

    Three Things: frame box, Kiss Metrics, DUMP_VHOSTS

    Steph Skardal · March 30, 2012

    Three Things: Startups, Rails news, jQuery index

    Steph Skardal · March 23, 2012

    Firebug in Action: CSS Changes

    Steph Skardal · March 19, 2012

    Rails 3 remote delete link handlers with Unobtrusive Javascript

    Brian Gadoury · February 28, 2012

    Labeling input boxes including passwords

    Ron Phipps · December 23, 2011

    Converting CentOS 6 to RHEL 6

    Jon Jensen · December 22, 2011

    Sanitizing supposed UTF-8 data

    Jon Jensen · December 17, 2011

    Appending one PDF to another using PDF Toolkit

    Brian Buchalter · November 22, 2011

    Building Xpdf on Ubuntu

    Jon Jensen · August 31, 2011

    Remove specific CGI variables using Apache

    David Christensen · August 10, 2011

    SSH: piping data in reverse

    David Christensen · March 1, 2011

    What’s the difference?

    Josh Tolley · February 27, 2011

    GNU Screen + SSH_AUTH_SOCK; my new approach

    David Christensen · February 23, 2011

    Web Friendly Tools

    Steph Skardal · February 7, 2011

    Using nginx to transparently modify/debug third-party content

    David Christensen · February 6, 2011

    SSH config wildcards and multiple Postgres servers per client

    Greg Sabino Mullane · January 7, 2011

    jQuery code for making a block level element clickable while maintaining left/middle/right clicking

    Ron Phipps · January 4, 2011

    Keep the Aisles Clean at Checkout

    Mark Johnson · October 26, 2010

    Conventions

    Jon Jensen · October 14, 2010

    Keep Your Tools Sharp To Avoid Personal Technical Debt

    Brian Gadoury · October 12, 2010

    Localize $@ in DESTROY

    Mark Johnson · July 26, 2010

    Cassandra, Thrift, and Fibers in EventMachine

    Ethan Rowe · May 8, 2010

    Tip: Find all non-UTF-8 files

    David Christensen · April 9, 2010

    Xen MAC mismatch VNC mouse escape HOWTO

    Jon Jensen · March 30, 2010

    PostgreSQL tip: arbitrary serialized rows

    David Christensen · March 8, 2010

    PostgreSQL tip: dump objects into a new schema

    David Christensen · February 16, 2010

    GNU diff: changing the output filenames

    David Christensen · February 15, 2010

    MRM: The power of ‘random’, program maintenance, weave and electricity

    Selena Deckelmann · February 14, 2010

    On Linux, noatime includes nodiratime

    Jon Jensen · February 9, 2010

    Monday Reading Material

    Selena Deckelmann · February 8, 2010

    Postgres Upgrades — Ten Problems and Solutions

    Greg Sabino Mullane · January 11, 2010

    Postgres SQL Backup Gzip Shrinkage, aka Don’t Panic!!!

    David Christensen · January 9, 2010

    SSHFS and ServerAliveInterval

    Ethan Rowe · January 7, 2010

    MySQL and Postgres command equivalents (mysql vs psql)

    Greg Sabino Mullane · December 24, 2009

    Editing large files in place

    Greg Sabino Mullane · December 13, 2009

    Dropped sessions when Ask.com Toolbar is installed

    Ron Phipps · November 18, 2009

    Using ln -sf to replace a symlink to a directory

    Jon Jensen · September 25, 2009

    GNU Screen: follow the leader

    Kiel Christofferson · September 24, 2009

    Two quick tips: egrep & SQL dumps, Vim and deleting things that don’t match

    Selena Deckelmann · August 20, 2009

    Debugging prepared statements

    Greg Sabino Mullane · August 17, 2009

    Generating sample text automatically

    JT Justman · March 25, 2009

    Ack, grep for Developers

    Brian J. Miller · March 19, 2009

    She sells C shells by the seashore

    Christopher Nehren · March 16, 2009

    Vim tip of the day: tabbed editing

    Christopher Nehren · March 11, 2009

    Vim Tip of the Day: running external commands in a shell

    Selena Deckelmann · March 10, 2009

    Note to self

    Ethan Rowe · January 16, 2009

    Code Debt-Free

    Ethan Rowe · July 31, 2008

    Greg Sabino Mullane’s PostgreSQL tips and how-to articles

    Jon Jensen · January 15, 2007