Git Alias – ignore all whitespace

A talk at last year’s Chicago Code Camp spoke about Git aliases. Up until now I used shell aliases in the (wonderful) MINGW32 Git Bash shell, so “$ gs” is $ git status. $ git diff is something I use a lot, but sometimes you want to ignore whitespace,...

A New WordPress Install

Get the storage folder; redirect the domain there; Get the code into the target dir: $ svn co http://core.svn.wordpress.org/tags/2.9 . Copy wp-config.php $ cp wp-config-sample.php wp-config.php Get new secret keys: https://api.wordpress.org/secret-key/1.1/ Edit...

Instructable – Refitting a Great American rain barrel

I was going to do this anyway, so I grabbed a camera and snapped while I drilled. I think it turned out OK. A bit specific, perhaps… http://www.instructables.com/static/flash/viewer.swfRefitting a Great American rain barrel with a new heavy duty spigot. –...

EXIFutils to the rescue

Bette teaches kindergarten. She takes pictures, and as the computer consultant, I have to upload them to the Walgreens website. So I use iTag to review them and add the IPTC keyword tag “printme” to the ones she wants printed. How to convert to Walgreens?...