There's a slide deck, some exercises and a sample repo on GitHub ... let's dive in! Continue reading
My work machine is a Windows PC, with dual boot to the Ubuntu partition that I actually use. Sometimes, when booting Windows, it "repairs" its disks and removes my grub menu, booting straight into Windows without showing me the grub menu.
To fix this: interrupt the startup, choose the boot device and pick the Ubuntu partition from the list.
Once booted, you can
boot-repair to sort out grub - I also travel with a boot disk, just in case!
docker-composeconfiguration. Continue reading
Creating content is all about putting your own creations out for others to share. I've had this blog longer than I care to discuss and certainly since before microblogging was really a thing. It's much lower investment to throw out a quick tweet about something and in lots of cases it's a more appropriate medium Continue reading
POSTrequests from PHP ... and I'd do it completely differently today. So, in an attempt to overcome some of the past crimes of the Internet in general and PHP in particular: here's how to make a POST request in PHP, today, in a PHP 7+ world (it probably works in PHP 5 too). Continue reading