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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Creating Keyboard Shortcuts for Chrome Extensions

If you would like to be able to trigger your Google Chrome extensions with keyboard shortcuts, I have good news for you, I've outlined the steps below. You're welcome. 😊 Navigate your browser to chrome://extensions. Go to the end of the page, and touch the...
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David Eldridge

David Eldridge

me

DavidEldridge.org is another place where I post information on the web. So, just in case you can’t get enough of my drivel through other sites (like Google+, Bēhance, Twitter, etc.), here’s some more. You’re welcome.

I am a Web generalist: with understanding on things as varied as accessibility, user experience (UX), HTML, JavaScript (as well as jQuery), CSS (as well as Less and Sass), browsers, SEO, and much more.

I live in Topeka, Kansas, U.S.A., where I work to make useful and attractive interfaces for web applications. I really enjoy making computers easier for people to use, whether by showing them how to use them better, or making more intuitive interfaces. Computers are the source of too much friction in the lives of people that use them every day.