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Mar 21st 2021

Ubuntu Dev Environment Setup

So as mentioned in my previous blog entry, i'm moving away from my iMac to a Linux Dev environment, it will cost me far to much to upgrade the iMac for little gain. So with this post i'm going to outline my steps to installing a Dev Environment on Ubuntu 20.04 and basic setup and plugins for Visual...

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9 minutes

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Mar 18th 2021

System76 - Pop!_OS

Over the last few months I've slowly started moving away from my iMac for dev work as its a little shabby on its RAM and i don't have the cash to fork out a few hundred quid to upgrade an old iMac. So what to do? well i happen to have an old PC with 16gb of RAM in it...i used to use it as a NAS but...

blog By Mike Jones Site Dev
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3 minutes

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Mar 17th 2021

Wicked Templates

As you can see, the site has had a bit of an overhaul.... gone has the white template with not really anything "fun" about it to show, and replaced with this awesome Cyber Punk style theme. I cant take the credit for the design piece though, that gets put directly at the feet of Mike Andreuzza and...

blog By Mike Jones Site Dev
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1 minute

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Nov 06th 2020

DB Design

Over the last year and a bit I've been changing from a support based role to a development based role and I'm now at the stage where i'm learning to build my apps from scratch. So far the hardest thing i have come across in relation to the whole process is database design... i have my brief of what...

blog By Mike Jones Site Dev
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2 minutes

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Oct 21st 2020

Photography & Me

When i talk about the first camera its actually about the third camera i owned, my wife 2 at best were horrendous and don't need a mention here... on was literally a Webcam which could double up as a 2MP camera and some beast my mate picked up which used floppy disks for storage.... yes you read tha...

blog By Mike Jones Site Dev
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4 minutes

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Oct 11th 2020

SSL Troubles!

Let me start by saying SSL is a good thing and its all ways something i make sure a site has when i'm on it... especially if i'm going to purchase something. But Christ! what a pain in the ass it was to setup! when i read up about how to configure it all, it seemed simple enough... i just needed to...

blog By Mike Jones Site Dev
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