The command line is really powerful and there are a quite a few things made easier by using it.
When I started learning things, I did a lot of copy-and-paste. It got the job done (usually…), but I rarely understood what I was doing or why it worked. So I want to outline a handful of basic commands, and some tips and tricks.
Continue reading Things You Should Know About the Command Line
I wanted an easy way to create new files with the ever-awesome Alfred App.
First attempt (which is still pretty neat) is to use the silent terminal commands option (requires at least v0.9 and the PowerPack).
Continue reading Create New File with Alfred App and Hotkeys
I wasn’t planning on building a computer last week, but I made the mistake of browsing NewEgg while also thinking it would be neat to have some sort of home server for easily sharing files. So here I am, less than 1 week from clicking the first “Add to Cart” button, with my FreeNAS box.
I hope most of you are smarter than I am and won’t need any of this info, but here it is anyway. Continue reading My FreeNAS Box
WordPress/TinyMCE will sometimes remove code that you’d rather it not. For example, have you have tried to add a Google Map to a post without the aid of a plugin? You can’t. The iframes aren’t allowed.
Because of this, and a few other similar instances, I wrote a plugin that would let me easily bypass this filters. Continue reading Including Custom Fields Inside Your Post
I really like the jQuery Cycle plugin for slideshows. It’s easy, it’s jQuery, it works, and it looks good! However, when I setup a slideshow, I want it to play through once and offer a replay button (typically the last slide). With the built in features, this seemed a little difficult to accomplish – but maybe that’s just because I’m no jQuery expert and I just didn’t get it….
But whatever the reasoning, I finally found a way to accomplish what I wanted, here it is: Continue reading jQuery Cycle Plugin (with replay)