Nowadays we work a lot with JSON data. I had an API documentation with a lot of JSON samples. However the samples were all unformatted. So I tried to find an easy way to format them inside Vim.
Do you have a frontend app and the backend in the same Git repository and would like to deploy only the backend part to Heroku?
Well, we have and here is how to pushed only the backend to Heroku.
Some days ago I accidentally dropped my development database and lost all test data. Not having any seed files I just dumped the production data from Heroku and imported it locally.
Here is how.
For a long time I have been looking for accounting software or a small ERP system to run my business. It should have some basic functionality like storing all bills and invoices. We are using Google Apps for mail and documents, so it would be great if the software would integrate here as well.
Some time ago I stumbled over Google AppScript - a way to automate simple business processes within Google Apps. I ditched the idea of a separate accounting software and wrote an AppScript to cover one item of our wishlist: simple archiving of documents in the cloud.
Yesterday I wanted to install Windows 7 in VirtualBox on OSX. I did not have an image of the installation medium, so I used the physical disk I had and put it into the external usb drive.
Strangely the disk showed up in the Finder but could not be seen in VirtualBox. Neither “Disk Utility” showed the disk (?).
Following are the steps used to make a DVD image from the command line with dd on OSX.
For a long time I sufferend from severe eye strain and headache when sitting long hours in front of the screen. Now I found the cause. It is the LED backlighting of the screen - and it is everywhere!
Do you test your iOS app? You should! The best way to test is to simulate and automate user interaction - like a real human would use the app. You can test real use cases and your full stack. KIF is great for that on iOS. It integrates nicely into XCode and it can even take screenshots when it fails.
But how to get the screenshots out when we use Travis? Here is how.