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02 Mar 2018

Proxy Specific Sites with PAC Files

Proxy auto-config files, or PAC files, are a neat way to programmatically decide whether to send requests for a website via a proxy or direct. This post is a brief introduction on how to write and install such a file…. Read On

15 Feb 2018

When does running git clone give a dirty working directory?

(Half Relevant) Back Story I recently changed laptops at work. The change was more involved than copying files from one machine to another as the switch was also in terms of operating system, from macOS to Windows 10. No bother… Read On

01 Feb 2018

PHP for Static Websites on Netlify

Regular readers of this blog will no doubt have noticed my recent obsession with migrating websites away from servers I have to maintain onto servers where I do not. This week’s task was to move a PHP site to static… Read On

28 Jan 2018

Jessops And The Sneaky Newsletter Sign-Up

If there is one thing more annoying than automatically being opted in to receive a newsletter, it’s not knowing that you’ve opted in. I used the Jessops website last night to get a poster printed. (I don’t want to send… Read On

19 Jan 2018

Why Host Static Sites on Netlify?

I moved a couple of micro websites off my own server and instead started hosting them with Github Pages. Since then another option has presented itself in the form of Netlify. This post is a quick look at Netlify’s offering… Read On

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