How to install the MySQL monitor shell on a Mac, without installing the Community Server. It’s not available as a standalone download. But this works.
bookmark_borderSharing a network between standalone Docker containers
How do you connect two standalone docker containers to that they share a network and can communicate. Specifically, how to connect a PHP/Apache container to a Mysql/Mariadb standalone container.
bookmark_borderSimple Docker LAMP stack
My lovely Vagrant setup on my Intel Mac Mini was broken last month when I upgraded to a Mac Mini with Apple Silicon. No more seamless switching workflows between my Mac and my Windows laptop! Luckily, Docker containers came to the rescue.
bookmark_borderAdd Bootstrap to Vue CLI project
bookmark_borderCreating Immutable Objects in PHP
What’s an immutable object? Depends who you talk to. By some definitions, an immutable object is one that cannot have the values of its predefined members changed after instantiation. But what if you can add new properties? Is it still immutable?
bookmark_borderDisable PHP in Uploads Folder using Apache Vhost rule
It’s a best practice to disable PHP in any folder where users might upload files. Usually, I would just place an `.htaccess` file in the uploads folder with a simple directive to disable execution of any PHP files. It can also be done in the vhost file.
bookmark_borderAdd Certbot to Ubuntu 20.04
The docs for Certbot on Ubuntu 20.04 only give instructions for installing using snapd. I don’t use snapd. Forums seemed to suggest that was the only way. But using standard apt commands seemed to work fine.
Well, I’ve finally decided I need some kind of blog, mostly to keep track of all the things I tend to forget in the fray. Until recently I was adding notes to a document management system, but it had become unwieldy.