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15 Feb 2018

When does running git clone give a dirty working directory?

Dev Git SysAdmin

(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

19 Jan 2018

Why Host Static Sites on Netlify?

Dev Git SysAdmin

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

02 Jan 2018

New Year Tidy Up: Hosting Static Sites

Dev Git SysAdmin

It’s that time of year where lots of blog authors are publishing their 2017 year-in-review style posts. I enjoy those and had a loose idea to do one myself. Instead, I got distracted trying to tidy up several years worth… Read On

23 Jan 2017

Aligning Text in Vim

Dev SysAdmin Vim

Did you know you can center align text in vim? From a visual selection, run :center. This aligns the text on the assumption that the width of the document is textwidth, or 80 characters by default. You can also manually… Read On

25 Oct 2016

Identical SQL Queries != Identical Results

Dev MySQL SysAdmin

You would expect identical SQL queries, running against the same database at the same time to give the same results, right? Well, it turns out that such an impossibility can occur. Alas, this wasn’t some easter egg or heisenbug hidden… Read On

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