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In the Linux environment, I have always found the shell dig command really useful as a way of getting a little more domain info than is returned by using a simple ping. If you happen to be using Windows, Resolve-DnsName

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I prefer to call it remote working, as for me at least, ‘working from home’ still invokes images of a laptop open on the coffee table with Rick Stein’s Food Heroes on in the background. Whether you call it ‘remote

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This is a fairly common problem with Git, the Unlink of file issue. I encountered it on this occasion when attempting to run git gc to clean up and optimize my local repository. There’s plenty of documentation around this issue, however I

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If you have a Git branch that you want to keep but don’t want it hanging around like a fart in a Russian space station, then archiving is the answer. This can be achieved by tagging the branch with the

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The Eclipse Desktop IDE is my development environment of choice, I’ve been using it for a number of years now and have come to rely on it exclusively for developing code. Whilst I know it has its critics, the PHP IDE project

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I spent most of the 90s travelling around the country Using British Rail, I remember well the day it was privatised in 1996. The pervasive British Rail livery that I’d become so attached to disappeared overnight, replaced with a plethora or

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