The holidays left me stuffed, and so busy that work became an afterthought. My friend also had some medical issues and I ended up being a driver for most of the month. I swear, driving takes a lot out of me, physically and mentally. There are only a couple updates this month.
Sometimes, you need to blow away Docker’s cache because an external resource changed. This is a hack to do it by inserting a “no op”.
Google says that advertisers are paying $35 per click for ads on some Docker-related pages. They aren’t the pages I’m writing; not yet anyway.
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A list of commands for the “d” attribute in an SVG PATH element.
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This is a note I wrote to myself about how to add Django REST Framework to an existing project. It’s in PDF format, for reading. I didn’t have the time to create a real tutorial that builds up the API, or produce a really useful API. The intention is just to outline what parts get defined and how they work together.
The best tool for replacing strings is Perl. It can even do it for multiple files. You don’t need to know much Perl to use the “Perl PIE” technique, that turns a potentially long script into a one-liner. I used it to start an SEO task on this site.
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(I’m helping a person on simbi.com learn about WordPress plugin development. Sometimes, an article will be produced to elaborate on a topic. This article explains WordPress concepts and components.)
WordPress isn’t just blogging or CMS software, it’s a framework for general website development. Like every framework, it comes with a huge library of objects that you’re supposed to use to create your applications. This article will describe many of these objects.
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