Self-signed SSL Certificate on Mac Yosemite
As part of a series on migrating a website to support HTTPS everywhere I needed to create a self-signed certificate on Mac OS X.
You might have heard this past summer that Google has made a slight (less than 1% of sites will be affected) modification to their algorithm to give more value to those sites that use HTTPS than those sites that do not.
Imagemagick Installation with OS X Mavericks and PHP 5.4
I know that there are lots of posts and articles written for installing the imagick PHP extension, so why not one more.
Bootstrap Git Submodule Workflow
I have used Bootstrap for projects in the past but I have always downloaded the precompiled bootstrap files. While this has worked easily in the past, there are some downsides.
Twitter Sign In using OAuth and ColdFusion
Enabling your users to authenticate to your website using a popular social media service such as Facebook or Twitter can increase your sign-up conversion rates.
Simple OAuth 1.0 using ColdFusion
As part of a project to integrate with a REST API I have developed a small project for OAuth 1.0 using ColdFusion.
One Day With Expressjs
I have spent one day (so far) learning expressjs – a node.js framework for a web application server.
Lowercase Your URIs
For SEO purposes, it is often necessary to enforce lowercase URIs on your website.
Retina and Responsive HTML5 Images
With the popularity of retina and high definition displays on the rise it is now more important than ever for web developers to use high definition images.
WordPress Plugin using HTTPS
This post is mainly focused at those using a WordPress plugin that is old (and probably should not be used anymore) and is causing issues when attempting to load your WordPress blog over SSL via HTTPS.
Mac OS X Mavericks and pdo_odbc PHP extension
Compiling and installing the
pdo_odbc PHP extension is not for the light of heart.
ColdFusion 10 Run As User on Mac
During the installation of ColdFusion 10 you have the option to enable the automatic startup of the ColdFusion application server during the boot process on your machine.
VMWare Fusion to Virtual Box
Based on reading other blogs and websites, exporting a virtual machine from VMware Fusion to Virtual Box can be accomplished into two ways.
Upgrading to Apache 2.4 from Apache HTTP Server 2.2.x
Upgrading from Apache 2.x to the latest version of Apache 2.4 may require some changes to your configuration.
Add Git Composer Dependency
It’s really easy to add a dependency to your PHP project using composer when the package is available in the packagist library.
Web Development Automation
Web Development Automation - gruntfile Using CoffeeScript
This is the third post in a series on automation in web development.
Web Development Automation - Getting Started With Grunt Tutorial
This is the second part in my series on Web Development Automation.
Web Development Automation - apache Ant
This is the first part in my series on Web Development Automation.