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Elasticsearch basic CRUD operations

A place for me to refer to basic CRUD operations in Elasticsearch

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Setting up Elasticsearch and Kibana using Docker for local development

How to set up Kibana and Elasticsearch locally, within Docker containers.

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Install MongoDB with Docker for local development

Pull the docker image for mongo down to your computer. docker pull mongo Run the mongo container in the background, isolated from the rest of your computer. # Command explained belowdocker run -d -p 27017:27017 –name mongodb mongo -v /data/db:/data/db What I love about this approach is that I don’t start muddying up my computer…

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Fixing my local development file / folder permissions

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Bulk converting large PS4 screenshot png images into 1080p jpg’s

A niche example of how I bulk convert my screenshots to make them more website-friendly.

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Updating PHP versions in Ubuntu 20.04

Installing an older PHP version and switching to it in Ubuntu.

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Started to learn Rust

Today is the day when I start to learn the Rust programming language.

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Docker braindump

A collection of my learnings, notes and musings on Docker.

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Been learning to use Docker Swarm

Despite not yet managing to get what I have learnt implemented, I have nonetheless took on board some good concepts around docker and docker swarm

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How I would set up Laravel with Docker

This is a quick brain dump for myself to remember how I set up Laravel with Docker. Hopefully it can help others out also.

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How to easily set a custom redirect in Laravel form requests

In Laravel you can create custom request classes where you can house the validation for any given route. If that validation then fails, Laravel’s default action is to redirect the visitor back to the previous page. This is commonly used for when a form is submitted incorrectly – The visitor will be redirected back to…

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Stretching before running

One of the annoying things about web development, is having to learn completely new paradigms every now and again. I’m all for improving my skills and being more efficient in my work, but when i have to halt to have to learn a whole new separate thing, it grinds my gears a bit. The idea…