I found this nifty little tool which runs a HTML5 check on your pages. I plan on fixing up everything with this theme, as well as this theme is currently relying heavily on the old theme's css and I need to break more of the stuff a part for smacss. Punch list of things to fix: Be 100% … Continue reading Making a few more changes and making a punch list
I've been taking these HTML/CSS/JS classes at CodeSchool and I think its time to rework my old WP theme into some HTML5, CSS3. Maybe use some fancy design and framework stuff like Sass, Bootstrap, and Compass. I like the layout and look of my old theme but I want to be the new hotness. First things first, I … Continue reading Theme upgrade part 1
Ok, got it all playing well together and actually not that hard once the proper versions are installed. I struggled a bit, because I didn't know you can grab the "mainline" Nginx from repo. I maxed out at 1.9.5 but not a version that supported HTTP/2. Once I figured out the mainline thing, I got … Continue reading Nginx 1.9.9, HTTP/2, and LetsEncrypt!
I've playing with Nginx since its what I'll be using going forward. One big advantage the newer version of Nginx has over Apache is that it can natively send logs to somewhere else using the syslog protocol. Here is how to do this, I also format the log in JSON for easier parsing by LogStash. … Continue reading Nginx sending json formatted logs over syslog
UPDATE: Don't follow ANY of this. None of it worked for me. New post coming. Long time since I posted anything since no one cares but this post will be about setting up ELK (Elasticsearch/Logstash/Kibana) and some syslogd and Magento logging stuff. Installing ElasticSearch: I'm going to use Debian packages when ever I can. … Continue reading E.L.K
I've been tasked with writing up an easily supportable deployment method that is ~90% idiot proof. Going off what most of our bigger dev partners use, this is going to be capistrano based with lots of symlinks. Also realized that I don't even have a development version of my sites setup, so I'm taking care of that … Continue reading Symlink hell
I've been looking for a site that allows me to track not just what groceries I buy but do wacky analysis on the data like how much am I spending per carb calorie. Dumb, I know but I'm think I'm going to work on it. I work all day with Magento and barely understand its … Continue reading My next big project …