GitHub actions is one of the latest additions in the sphere of tools, available for CI/CD. It’s quite powerful and integrates directly with the GitHub repository where it’s ran. One of the benefits of having a CI system, is the ability to quickly understand if your latest build is passing or not. The so called […]
Recently, while trying to create a Terraform stack for the infrastructure of an experimental app, I encountered this cryptic error. Here’s how to solve it.
Recently, I started a project which uses Composer as a dependency management system. In the spirit of reducing the dependencies on the host system, I wanted to bundle even Composer itself inside the project’s source code. This is possible by downloading and including a composer.phar at the root of the project. However, failing Composer installation […]
Recently, I’ve been looking for a good Docker container orchestration and host machine management tool and I’ve come across Swarmpit. It’s a wonderful tool and I recomment it to anyone who is looking for a web based interface to make it easier to launch, scale and destroy Docker Swarm stacks on host machines, without having […]
Docker is a very powerful and lightweight virtualization engine that allows you to run any linux machine inside (almost) any host environment. The following tutorial will teach you how to install the Docker host inside Windows and how to run a few of the most populate commands to get you started in the Docker world.
MySQL supports MD5() and some other cool functions that do the math for you and save the result in the table field, but what happens when you already have a database and the table in place and you are using “Navicat”, plus you don’t want to fiddle with raw SQL?
Luckily, Navicat has the so called “Raw Mode” when viewing a table’s rows which allows us to insert data using MySQL expressions/functions.