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Using multiple SpringBootApplications in one Spring Boot project

Right now, I’m spending some of my free time getting up to speed with Spring Boot. Opinionated frameworks like Spring seem like they’d be a great way to build some quick prototypes for some ideas I’ve got bouncing around my head without having to go through the learning curve a whole new language. I’m already… Continue Reading →

A small, but critical detail for automated Unity builds

How to fix a small, but not very well documented, quirk of Unity command line builds.

Creating a centralized git workflow

This weekend, I made an interesting (re)discovery. I was digging though some old emails and found an email with details about how an acquaintance and I were creating a centralized git workflow. I figured out how to keep my project in sync with yours. I use git on the command-line, but I imagine it should… Continue Reading →

Using the ‘–‘ argument with git

If you add ‘–‘ to your git command, git will know not to process anything after the double hyphen as a command-line argument. This was useful to know for the situation I just found myself in. I had accidentally cloned a repo into a directory called “–force”. I had placed the –force argument in the… Continue Reading →

Friday Fix: console.log does not work in IE

I encountered a rather obscure IE bug at work this week. After coding up a series of text inputs that enable/disable other radio buttons based on their values, I was dismayed to find out my javascript code wasn’t working in a test environment. I opened Internet Explorer’s F12 Developer Tools to check for any errors.  Unfortunately, the javascript… Continue Reading →

Friday Fix: WordPress code tag with a bad character

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Inside WordPress’s WYSIWYG editor, if you start a line of text, inside a code tag with a bad character, in my case, the ‘#’ character, the output gets screwed up. Here’s how to fix it. If anyone looked at my previous post in the first week or two after I posted it, you may have noticed… Continue Reading →

Squashing commits in git

My first open source contribution was just accepted! (Technically, it’s my 2nd contribution, but 1st accepted one!) It was a very minor change, just an update to the user’s profile page on GitLab. Nevertheless, it’s a great feeling, knowing that I can directly improve a great product that I actually use. And I gained a bit… Continue Reading →

Friday Fix: Fix dll issue with Vagrant on Nvidia hardware

I discovered Vagrant earlier this week and have become immediately smitten. As I bounce around from my PC to my laptop to my work laptop, I have a lot of dev environments to manage. Vagrant manages all of that business for me now! The TL;DR of this post is that you need to be sure… Continue Reading →

How to add an OpenType Font (OTF) to Ubuntu

I’ve been working with a colleague on getting a logo designed for the game company he has recently started. The designer that was hired used a font called “Exo” in the logo. The source file was given to us in a .svg file. And in order to view the logo with the correct font, I… Continue Reading →

Searching on Linux – ‘grep’ command

So I’m investigating an Eclipse error I’m getting on my dev laptop and need to search for a bit of text in a file that may be in a hidden file somewhere in my workspace. I don’t trust Eclipse’s global File search (Ctrl + H) to be thorough enough for my needs. I need to… Continue Reading →

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