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CoffeeScript: Getting Started and Never Looking Back

So what is so great about CoffeeScript? Um… Everything. Ok you may need more than that, and rightly so. Here’s a basic overview. The bullet points: Cleaner code Less characters Variable binding Better looping Avoids “Callback Hell” If it doesn’t seem like much, look at it in a “Save me 10 minutes a day and […]

Ubuntu/osX file sharing

I’ve been fighting with this for quite awhile and I’ve finally found the solution, so I thought I’d share it. I have an external harddrive hooked up to my Ubuntu home server, a very old PC turned linux. I had created an user for connecting to the external harddrive from my 2 macbook pros and […]

SASS – You should be using it!

What is SASS? SASS stands for Syntactically Awesome Stylesheets. In a simple and short explanation, SASS is somewhere between a short-hand and programming-like language for CSS. Quick Install First step is to install Ruby. If you are working on an OS X, then you already have ruby, but I recommend installing RVM. RVM is Ruby […]

Create and Manage Linux Users

I’ve had to create a user on my linux server a number of times in the last few months and every time I have to look up how to do it. To create a user for your linux server… $ useradd <username> … without alias, on mine anyway… $ /usr/sbin/useradd You will probably need to […]