Mastodon is an open source social networking application that utilizes the ActivityPub specification and federation to allow multiple independent servers to interact with each other, create one (or a few) big social networks without a centralized, controlling authority. While Mastodon isn’t new the recent upheaval at Twitter has caused a huge spike in interest in […]
Introduction: A somewhat rambling post outlining the steps to get GUI code / applications running in GitHub Codespaces on Windows. I went down a lot of wrong paths on this and my writing is a bit fragmented. Maybe I’ll clean it up sometime but wanted to share in case anyone else runs into similar issues.
A summary of some key parts of the 2022 StackOverflow Developer Survey along with some additional information relating to the types of technology various tools are applicable to (e.g. which language).
Warning There are easier ways to get MIQA up and running than the instructions that follow. MIQA provides a Docker image one can use to quickly launch a MIQA instance. Use these instructions only if you are looking to use Visual Studio Code (VSC) with it’s Remote-Containers functionality. Get the Code This isn’t the latest
Why So Detailed? I tend to write a blow-by-blow account of my processes when possible – this means the account can become quite lengthy (if I run into issues). Why record all this detail and not just what works? Sometimes I do and sometimes I provide a summary so folks can jump right to the
I am working on a Python project that requires a mongoDB backend. I used Visual Studio Code’s Remote – Containers extension to quickly spin up a Docker container with Python 3.6 and Node.js preconfigured…but there wasn’t a mongoDB option. No problem, I’ll install it myself. I follow along with mongoDB’s instructions for installation using the
I’m on a roll today – all about those extreme corner cases. I thought I had everything smoothed out – and Vagrant was working fine but then I booted up PhpStorm and tried attaching it to Vagrant. Everything went okay under Settings–>Tools–>Vagrant but when I when to Settings–>PHP–>CLI Interpreters and tried using Vagrant for the
Lets not talk about how much time I wasted on this. If you are using Vagrant with Hyper-V and are on 2.2.15 (the latest at the moment) you will probably receive an angry error when Vagrant attempts to mount SMB shared folders like the one I received below (see after the angry for a workaround):