Strava API!

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I like cycling! I like Strava!! I like APIs!!!. All right lets make some stuff. API link http://strava.github.io/api/ Well not so fast. First you have to find the API key stuff inside of Strava. Not as easy as you would think. You can find the developer page here. http://labs.strava.com/developers/ but that doesn’t have anything about setting up an… Read more »

WordPress 4.4 and missing images

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If you have upgraded your WordPress to 4.4 and have a secure HTTPS URL, you might be experiencing image problems due to a mixed content URL message in the browser. Some browsers will display the content and give you a message that it is mixed and some will block the content all together. The new… Read more »

Magic Mouse keeps disconnecting from bluetooth – FIX

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F**king MOUSE! If you have been having trouble with your Apple Magic Mouse or keyboard and it has been driving you bonkers like these people. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/2217770?tstart=0  You might start to look at the other devices and Apps around you that might be causing the problem. My Apple Magic Mouse had been working perfectly fine for years… Read more »

Inbox and Authenticator App

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Kinda strange that the Google Authenticator app can copy a code from it’s iPhone App but the new Inbox App for iPhone can’t paste that code into the 2 part authentication screen. hmm shouldn’t these work better together?

Mobile first or age before beauty

Posted by & filed under Design, SASS, web.

Mobile first for email. Oh course. Right? There are more mobile devices accessing your content, why wouldn’t it be mobile first? Well because mobile doesn’t need any help. It is the faster more nimble sibling to it’s slower desktop and browser based elders. Mobile first means that the styles in the head are for desktop…. Read more »

Great infinite Scroll in WordPress

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If you are looking for a plugin to do infinite scroll in a WordPress category or author page in your site, look no further than infinitescroll.com This plugin is everything that you will need. The surprisingly great plugin settings can control the id of the element that holds the post items among other things. And… Read more »

WordPress uploads folder permissions problem

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If you are self hosting a WordPress blog install at some point you have run into a problem with permission or know someone who has. Mostly it surrounds the uploads folder for your media. The internet is filled with threads about the problem. Do yourself a favor and don’t do as some people suggest and set… Read more »

iOS Simulator in your App dock

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Where exactly is the iOS Simulator when you need it? Do you really need to open Xcode every time in order to just open the simulator? Why can’t you find it in finder or in Spotlight? Here is a quick time to make the iOS Simulator easier to access. 1. Find Xcode in your Applications… Read more »

Compass NilClass

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Had some awesome fun with a compass sass –watch statement today. The problem that I ran into was related to image sprites. A statement like this. sass –watch –compass –sourcemap _css Would get me this. And compass would quit on me. NoMethodError: undefined method `parent’ for nil:NilClass Use –trace for backtrace. The problem, it turned… Read more »

Bad svn no donut!

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The following command line in subversion will get you the response “At Revision 1234”. What this should be doing is updating the file to a specific revision. But what it should really say is “There is no file, you crackhead.” since there is no file at that location in the file system. How exactly can… Read more »