Howto's, snippets, and articles I've written over the years.
Fix for mysqldump: Couldn't execute 'SELECT COLUMN_NAME, JSON_EXTRACT(HISTOGRAM, '$."number-of-buckets-specified"')...May 11th, 2023
Recent updates to the `mysqldump`command may cause the error `SELECT COLUMN_NAME, JSON_EXTRACT(HISTOGRAM, '$."number-of-buckets-specified"') FROM information_schema.COLUMN_STATISTICS...` on MySQL 5.7. Here's how to fix that.
I asked ChatGPT to write a blog post about the Streetsounds Electro series of albums. Here's what it came up with.February 25th, 2023
After reading numerous Tweets and blog posts about how good AI is, and how ChatGPT would make bloggers and content creators obsolete I decided to see what the fuss was about. I chose a subject I know a lot about and asked ChatGPT to write a blog post for me. Here's what it came up with.
How to test and inspect local development websites on Android phones.
Ever needed to manually set the `created_at` and `updated_at` fields in a Laravel Model? By default the `updated_at` field will be overridden with the current date and time. To get around this you need to pass `false` to the `timestamps` key when saving the model.
Here's how to tell git to ignore file mode changes.
Here's how I fixed the footer to the bottom of the page with Tailwind CSS.
Testing email on development sites can be hard but we can use Mailhog to make it easier. Here's how to install and start Mailhog on Ubuntu 20.04.
Sylius doesn't come with functionality to change the ordering of images in the admin area but it would be great if we could do it ourselves. Here's how to add a position to the product images tab.
Today I had a problem with Vue.js not updating when I changed content in an array. Here's how I resolved it.
When a client requests a feature, how do you provide a reasonable estimate? What do you base your estimate on. How much contingency do you add?