First post after upgrading to WordPress 5.4

Author: , April 5th, 2020

Decided to go for it and dive into the world of the WordPress block editor based on the improvements in version 5.4 – First, the upgrade went smoothly. Second, switching to the new block editor was easy. Third, making this post seems pretty painless. I disabled full-screen mode because I simply don’t like it ;-} […]

How To Install MySQL on MacOS Using Brew

Author: , April 5th, 2020

As a non-root user:

Make sure your PATH contains /usr/local/bin

How to Remove Skype for Mac

Author: , March 27th, 2020

Quit Skype From your Applications folder, drag the Skype icon into the Trash In the top Finder menu, select Go -> Go to Folder… or press Shift-Command-G to bring up the “Go to the folder” prompt Open ~/Library/Application Support and drag “Skype Helper” to the Trash Open ~/Library/Application Support/Microsoft and drag “Skype for Desktop” to […]

How To Downgrade PIP After Upgrade on Amazon Linux

Author: , March 25th, 2020

I tried upgrading pip when prompted to do so: sudo pip install –upgrade pip This worked, but removed the system install in /usr/bin/pip and replaced it with /usr/local/bin/pip – NOT GOOD! The solution is as follows:

How To Calculate CSS Height On The Fly Using Calc

Author: , March 25th, 2020

I needed to use an iframe between a pre-defined header and footer that would auto-fill the full height on any size screen. On a desktop, the combined height of the header + footer was 223px and for mobile was 157px, so below find the CSS example: calc(100vh – 223px) – for desktop calc(100vh – 157px) […]

How To Delete Lines Using PERL Edit In Place

Author: , March 23rd, 2020

Using PERL, we can easily do a search and replace across multiple files. perl -ni -w -e ‘print unless m/^gdb\d+/;’ yourFileSpec

R.I.P Kenny Rogers

Author: , March 21st, 2020

How To Find Commits With Code Containing a String

Author: , February 7th, 2020

How To Find a Git Commit ID in Branches and Merges

Author: , February 7th, 2020

First, get on the branch that you know already has the commits you are looking for:

Copy-and-paste the commit(s) you want:

~or~

Optionally, display the code changes for a visual confirmation:

Finally, extract the list of branches that contain the desired commits:

Example:

How To Show the Origin in Git

Author: , January 30th, 2020

Recently, I wanted to see the “origin” of the git repository I was working in. The command is: git remote -v For example: