I had to drop out for a month to deal with taxes and keep porting this site. I’m catching up, and this article is a meandering mess that goes nowhere, so, if you value your time, don’t even read it.
I was porting the Hamurabi code to run with React, built the UI, and got a little confused about where to keep game state. Many coders seem to have this problem, according to the tutorials.
Continue reading Application State Study (Hamurabi Port)
It was, surprisingly, not that bad. (So far. It’s not done yet.) Here’s a rundown of how it was done. Ask questions in the comments, because this will be brief.
Continue reading Porting from PHP4 Era Code to PHP7
This article describes how to configure Apache to run a Slim Framework application using PHP-FPM, as a FastCGI application.
Continue reading Configuring Apache with FastCGI PHP-FPM for a Slim Application
I’ve been creating a zillion RewriteRules to perform 301 redirects, and the code has gotten ridiculous. I can’t even read it anymore.
I created a small tool that removes duplicate rules, reducing the number of matches that mod_rewrite needs to try. It also resolves chains of 301 redirects into a single redirect.
Check it out: Redirect Reducer.
If you get this error message during a test, it’s because jest isn’t making the network call. You need to make a mock for fetch(), replacing the network call with a fake.
Continue reading React Test TypeError: Network request failed