Kagunda JM

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Laravel Development Using PostgreSQL and Laradock

In this post, we setup a Laravel development environment using PostgreSQL and Laradock. Laradock uses Docker to easily setup up a development environment for PHP projects. By using Docker, you eliminate the need to install PHP, Composer, Laravel or a database server on your local computer. Requirements Git will be required in order to clone the Laradock repository. You can find out if Git is installed on your computer by running git --version on a terminal/command prompt.

Change name of macOS user account

During initial setup, ny full and account names were mispelled. If you are already logged, log out Log in using a administrator account. The account you use to log in must be different from the account you want to change. Choose Go, Go to Folder… from the menu of press Shift-Command-G to open th Go to Folder window. Type /Users and click OK Within the /Users folder, you will see a folder with the name of the account you want to renames.

Sideload Excel Add-In on MacOS Sierra

Introduction In a previous post we looked at the process of generating an Excel add-in and using mkcert to create private certification authority (CA) trusted by browsers. In this post, we continue the journey of developing office add-in by looking at the steps involved in side loading our add-in in an Excel host. Prerequisites The add-in how to guide for iPad and Mac sets out the following prerequisites: A Mac running OS X v10.

Office Add-In using VsCode and Mkcert Private Trusted CA

Introduction Developing of Office add-ins requires use of HTTPS. SSL/TLS certificates are therefore required to grant permission to use encrypted communications and authenticate the identity of the certificate holder. When a new add-in project is generated, self signed certificates are also created for the project. For browsers to use these certificates, they have to be added as trusted root certificates. There are times however that some browsers fail to recognize these self-signed certificates as trusted even after adding them as root trusted.

Buffalo Add Custom Dashboard Template

source: vali-admin dashboard overlaid with the Buffalo logo In this tutorial, we add vali-admin dashboard template to a Buffalo application. Buffalo Project Setup Navigate to your $GOPATH cd $GOPATH/src/github.com/$USER/ Create a new Buffalo project buffalo new valibuffalo Change the project directory cd valibuffalo Create database for the project buffalo db create --env development Do a test run buffalo dev and go to localhost:3000/