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VT-x is not available

If you get this error, chances are you trying to get Linux running in a VM using Virtual Box on Windows.  If you see this follow these steps: VT-x is not enabled in the BIOS – Restart your computer and select the key…

Building Fabric.js on your Linux Machine

I had a hard time getting a build working on my Linux Mint OS so I thought I would document some steps that may assist you when trying to build your own code base for Fabric.js # update node, use the more current…

Showing your Library folder on a Mac

Here is an interesting tip I found online when I am trying to find files in my user Library folder. By default, Mac OS X 10.7 hides the user’s Library folder. There are a few ways to get around this: While in the…

Spring Boot – IntelliJ IDEA Not Reloading Static Content

Seems the latest version as of November 20, 2015 of IntelliJ IDEA does not come equipped to reload Spring Boot static content on the fly such as HTML and Javascript files.  After much digging around and some help from a buddy of mine,…

Oracle Listeners

Let me first start by stating I am not a DBA and I am not an expert when it comes to Oracle.  I’ve messed around with Oracle for a few years now and I simply document these things to give you some guidance…

Light weight HTTP Server for Mac

Did you know that Mac ships with a light weight http server to test out stuff like mobile apps, or simple http request based apps?  Yes its a python based.  I use a local HTTP server all of the time when I am…

Apache 403 Access Forbidden

I’ve been messing with Apache 2.2 and 2.4 on Windows 7 thinking that the Windows 7 security model is messing up my folder structure in Apache, leading to an error 403 Access Forbidden.  Ends up this error is the default settings in the…

CSS Grid Frameworks

I just finished a Lynda.com course on CSS Grids and Frameworks illustrated by the wonderful James Williamson.  I’ve never really understood why I would use a CSS Grid Framework until I finished this course.  Now I believe I will always use a CSS…

Training Resources

I am a big believer in keeping my skills up to snuff.  I never wait for a company to provide training for me, I am in charge of my future, so I make it a point to keep up to date on the…

Posting Videos from SmugMug into WordPress

Simply copy the blogs url embeddable link from the SmugMug tag in the embeddable links section and paste it into the content of your page/post but make sure you paste it into the HTML tab view and not the Visual tab view. Then…

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