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Firefox Printing Issue for Grid CSS  00h00 13 février
I recently spotted an issue on a site I run where printing on Firefox just wasn’t working. It would print the header, the main content, and the footer on three pages but cut off all content within the main area after the first page. This isn’t my first time dabling with Print CSS, in fact, at one...
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The two snippets that cover 90% of my LinkedIn messages  00h00 10 février
It is not hyperbole to say that at least 90% of my direct messages on LinkedIn can be replied to with two stock responses. I wanted to share those responses with you in case they help you. I tweak these often, I will try and remember to update this post when I do. Responding To Recruiters I...
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Testing Arrays In RSpec  00h00 31 janvier
Today we’re going to talk about testing Arrays in RSpec and share three common patterns you will end up using in your testing. Lets start with the definition of what an array is, because it helps inform some of our testing choices. Arrays are ordered, integer-indexed collections of any object....
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5 Simple Ways to Keep a Computer Safe and Secure  00h00 24 janvier
People nowadays use computers in almost every aspect of their lives. And as the role that computers play has expanded, they have become a more tempting target for cybercriminals, hackers, and others with malicious intentions. The good news is that you don’t need to be an expert to keep your...
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6 things I do to respond to support queries quickly  00h00 01 janvier
There are only two people in our company, yet we manage to run quite a few websites, handle a decent amount of clients and are generally quick to respond to support queries. A lot of the positive feedback we get early on with someone is how much faster we respond to things when compared to...
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Prolonging your laptop’s battery  00h00 21 novembre
A few things which I’ve found help to extend the battery of my laptop. Short-term battery saving Turn off backups. If you use tools like Backblaze or Dropbox make sure that you have them paused if your laptop’s battery is dwindling. Turn off power hungry apps like Slack (you sometimes know...
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Working when travelling by plane train  00h00 20 novembre
A recent trip to Belfast mid week got me thinking about some things which I do when travelling by train or plane. Some of these will seem like common sense and some it took a few working trips for me to catch on to. Noise cancelling headphones I have a pair of Bose QuietComfort’s and honestly...
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Using RSpec to test meta descriptions  00h00 19 novembre
How I went about testing the meta description on a view: within(’head’, visible: false) do expect(page).to have css( meta[name description][content ’The meta description for my webpage.’] ) end Something which helped me out a lot was using puts page.source in my test, this puts the HTML of the...
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Rails Admin - only display field on edit  00h00 12 novembre
Here’s how we used Rails Admin to only allow a field to be shown after creation. We have a client who wanted the ability to be able to edit slugs (appropriate warnings were given about how this can be a bad thing ). We only wanted this field to be visible on edit in Rails Admin as we normally...
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Best Web Development Courses for Students  00h00 12 novembre
Web developers are responsible for designing and developing websites and website applications. Using a variety of programming languages and web technologies, web developers manage site functionality, implement application features, and integrate security measures. Presently, web development is...