Apache HTTPD Crib Sheet

Apache HTTPD Crib Sheet

The .htaccess file is a powerful directory-specific configuration file. You can use it to change a great deal of how your site behaves. Learn more about that below. Rerouting from www This trick is both for SEO and for personal gratification. I prefer to ditch the www...
Pronunciations Particular to Kansas

Pronunciations Particular to Kansas

In Kansas, we have some pronunciations that are particular to the area (which I hesitate to call mispronunciations, since I live here now). Here is a list, which I cannot presume is exhaustive, though it exhausted me. Arkansas (as in both Arkansas City and Arkansas...
Terminal Crib Sheet

Terminal Crib Sheet

Get your sha1 signature/hash of a file with shasum: $ shasum ./somefile.ext You can find documents/files/stuff using the find command: $ find . -name "*.txt" Find out which ports are being used by system processes using netstat: $ netstat -an | grep 8080 You can stack...
Mac Screenshot Destination Changed

Mac Screenshot Destination Changed

(This revised post was initially posted on 2013-07-30.) A co-worker showed me that (on the Mac) you can move the destination of screenshots (e.g. ⇧+⌘+4) from the desktop to another location. I am going to touch on a number of things all at once in pursuit of doing...
Groovy on Grails Crib Sheet

Groovy on Grails Crib Sheet

I have been working with Groovy on Grails for a while as a front-end developer, and I hit snags from time to time, getting it to behave as I would like. Here is a list of some of the things that I am sick of researching every time I work on a new project: I hate that...
Stuff for Better Browsing

Stuff for Better Browsing

This is a collection of things that will help to make your browsing more useful, and enjoyable. It certainly favors Chrome. You’re welcome. Google Chrome These things are generally for Google Chrome for the desktop environment. Download Google Chrome if you have...