Justin Walker

WEB DEVELOPER, CAT ENTHUSIAST, FAN OF VINTAGE COCKTAILS, TRAVEL, AND BREAKFAST BURRITOS

Jekyll Slow On Windows

Compiling a simple jekyll site on Windows was painfully slow, where as the same site on my Mac was super quick. Took me a bit to find the solve, but it was simple:gem install wdmSource: https://github.com/jekyll/jekyll/issues/4103#issuecomment-160137585

VSTS deployment with multiple projects in a solution

If you have multiple projects in a solution and want to specify the project to deploy, simply name it! By default, in your build definition, the Azure App Service Deploy task will default to the following under Package or Folder:$(build.artifactstagingdirectory)/**/*.zipInstead of looking for any zip file, specify the one you want:$(build.artifactstagingdirectory)/ProjectName.zip or $(build.art...

OS X 10.11 Keychain - Can't Click Allow

After upgrading to OS X 10.11 El Capitan, I noticed that when the Keychain would ask for permission I would be unable to click “Allow.” I could click Deny but otherwise could not get it to authorize. Not wanting to nuke my Keychain as so many posts recommended, I resolved to just do nothing.Today I searched again and came across this very helpful thread:http://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/...

IIS - Rewrite Subdomain To Corresponding Subdirectory

At work we have a website setup to showcase some of our work. We only ever send people directly to a specific example and the method we employed was to just put each web project in a subdirectory of the root (e.g. example.com/great-project). This can be problematic, especially for single pages apps, where the code is expecting the site to be located at the root. To avoid having to edit code I s...

Parse, PHP, and cURL on Windows Azure

I was recently trying to use Parse’s PHP SDK and was running into some issues when I deployed the project to Azure. Whenever I would attempt to run any of the Parse scripts I would get a 500 Internal Server Error.It turns out that Parse is using cURL which does not ship with it’s own CA certificate bundle. To fix the problem I needed to specify a CA cert bundle for PHP’s cURL. All the steps bel...