Broke sound in Ubuntu 18.04

Finding out my PulseAudio equalizer didn’t work after upgrading from 16.04 and trying to rectify that, killed my entire sound output. First, ran sudo apt-get remove –purge alsa-base pulseaudio sudo apt-get install alsa-base pulseaudio pavucontrol sudo alsa force-reload reboot Then sudo apt-get install pavucontrol pavucontrol But pavucontrol couldn’t connect to PulseAudio, something wrong with the […]

Github Gists broken again

So I see that the Github Gists are broken again, when they load via AJAX. Soo, let’s go and fix it.

jQuery onClick fires twice

While doing some extensive JavaScript and jQuery work, I came across a testing console.log that kept firing twice. The most obvious reason would be that the script was rendered or included twice in the body, but it wasn’t. It was something more deserving of a facepalm. The element of the click function was a label. […]

Install Magento 2 via Composer on Apache server

– Install SSH, GIT, NodeJS, Composer and Grunt on server – SSH to directory – composer create-project –repository-url= magento/project-community-edition – Set rights – Run install command That’s about it. Now we have Magento 2.0.7 installed via Composer But I wanted to go up to 2.1rc3 for various reasons. To do this edit composer.json and find […]

Get Magento 2.1 running – the definitive guide

The dust is starting to settle around the release of Magento 2 – the biggest open-source e-commerce packet available. Fate would have it that I’m getting more and more enrolled in the development of, with and applying this system for clients. So mainly for my own learnings this is a work-in-progress guide on all the […]

Note: Optimize Magento 2 for speed

The main thing when ‘they’ developed Magento 2 was to improve on resource management and overall speed. Most people working with it, would scratch their heads in disbelief about it. Magento 2 can be painstakingly slow, but also rapid fast with the right configuration. It’s a known fact a Magento 2 developer needs to be […]

Note: Install Varnish on OS X

– This article is a Note, which means it’s a work in progress or just a mental note to myself, mostly citing sources and recounting my steps in development – For a local Magento 2 installation I thought I’d try to install Varnish on OS X and found this guide to do so. It tells […]