After its initial release 15 years ago, the website software WordPress is used by over 30% of the websites on the Internet, whereas the nearest competitor sits around 3%. It’s prospects couldn’t be better. Did I say that? I meant to say it’s really old software, built primarily by hobbyists and amateurs from home in […]Read More WordPress Turns 15: a Story of Survival, Ideals and Global Domination
While troubleshooting an iPhone app, it’s sometimes helpful to see exactly what HTTP requests its sending. Enabling Fiddler to View iPhone HTTP Traffic I managed to do that with Fiddler by following these steps: https://www.pluralsight.com/blog/tutorials/using-fiddler-with-an-iphone-ipad I found my laptop’s IP by doing this: Click on the Start menu and type cmd. When you see the […]Read More Troubleshooting iPhone App Communication with Fiddler
Things I’m grateful for. Amanda (again) I find being a father very fulfilling and satisfying, and so I need to repeat that I’m grateful for my wife Amanda. Before going through the roller coaster of parenthood (which I realize is still starting), I thought the sacrifice of mothers mostly focused on labour and giving birth. […]Read More Gratitude Journal, May 2018
This is some technical stuff I learned today using Git, VVV with a Linux virtual machine, and Windows. I recently started getting these annoying messages again whenever I’d commit anything using Git: warning: LF will be replaced by CRLF in payment_methods/Paypal_Standard/help_tabs/payment_methods_overview_paypalstandard.help_tab.php. The file will have its original line endings in your working directory. I had […]Read More Line Ending Troubles with Git, a Virtual Machine, and Windows
I stumbled on an interesting relation this last week: I’m about 1000th part Mi’kmaq! (Assuming the information in familysearch.org‘s family tree is correct). My 10th-great-grandfather, on Mom’s side, is Chief Henri Louis Membertou Kagigoniac, whose picture is attached. Here’s the wikipedia article about his dad: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henri_Membertou. They both lived around Acadia, present day Nova Scotia. […]Read More I’m 1000th part Mi’kmaq!