I've been doing a bit of front-end development lately.
I've spent some time using grunt, then gulp,
then both just to compare them.
All to find they both implement only a subset
of the capabilities of the standard GNU Make
Since I started blogging a few months ago,
I fought with syntax highlighting on every step.
I played around with manually highlighting my code for best results,
but I very soon realized I simply do not have the patience
It's been years since I started sitting for money
(and occasionally programming)
and It's not doing my body any good.
Inspired by some of my friends
and in an attempt to continue my healthy existence
I built myself a standing desk
Regular expressions may not be good for parsing nested structures (html),
but when it comes to finding prime numbers, they sure are also not really good.
Luckily, this doesn't stop enthusiasts form trying
I used to have a nice multimedia keyboard with all
the fancy volume buttons and even a calculator button.
I never even noticed them being there until it grew too nasty to look
at and I had to have it incinerated and I bought
a new one. A normal, cheapish, office-grade keyboard.
It dawned on me soon after. I'll have to change
the volume by clicking on the tray icon
and scrolling like a peasant in the middle ages.
I decided to deal with it and soon found a viable
Nobody really needs a short answer when looking to understand something.
When I'm writing a script (or a blog post), chances are somebody is going to (have to) look at it at some point.
Whether a devoted reader or an unlucky colleague (or me) two years from now,
long switches are like helpful little inline documentation
In my Magento development workflow I strive to avoid any non-code changes and settings when creating the e-shop (and yes - it is possible).
That' why I wrote an alternative to creating an unnecessary redirect for customizing the contact page url