How to test production code with Chrome Developer Tools “overrides” feature

Let’s say you are tracking down a bug where a page on the live site behaves differently than the same page in the local environment. There is a way to run tests of the live code via Chrome Developer Tools that does not require pushing test code to production. It is called “overrides”: Step 1: … Continue reading How to test production code with Chrome Developer Tools “overrides” feature

Atom: How to enable minimap and file-icons extensions

This article describes a couple of useful plug-ins for the Atom code editor. In order to install the “minimap” and “file-icons”┬ápackages, you can follow the same package installation instructions that were used for the “data-atom” package found in this previous article: Atom: How to run MySQL queries in Atom using a package called Data Atom … Continue reading Atom: How to enable minimap and file-icons extensions

Atom: How to run MySQL queries in Atom using a package called Data Atom

In this article, I will demonstrate how to run queries from within Atom using a package called ‘Data Atom’. Step 1: Install Data Atom package Warning: Before attempting to install any packages in Atom, make sure you disable any real-time virus or malware protection programs you have running, such as Malwarebytes. In the Atom Settings … Continue reading Atom: How to run MySQL queries in Atom using a package called Data Atom

Apache: How to change the server name from localhost to custom name

I recently installed the Bitnami WAMP stack which simultaneously installs Apache 2, PHP, and MySQL. The default domain name when installing Apache server is either “localhost” which is found at the default IP address of 127.0.0.1. For example, web pages can be found at: http://localhost/ http://127.0.0.1/ and scripts in the cgi-bin can be accessed like … Continue reading Apache: How to change the server name from localhost to custom name