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ArchiveSeptember 2016

macOS Sierra, Laravel Homestead & VVV

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I updated to MacOS Sierra and Laravel Homestead stopped working. I kept getting some pretty buggy errors, so I took this as an opportunity to make the switch to VVV. It’s not the same of course, but it does fit what I do perfectly, so the switch makes a lot of sense. One of the things I had to do before installing VVV was install xcode. I kept getting this error. xcrun: error: invalid...

‘homestead’ already exists

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A VirtualBox machine with the name ‘homestead’ already exists. Thanks to this article, the solution was quick and easy. I kept getting this error, out of the blue. I hate this error. I knew it was not running, which means that Homestead was confused. A VirtualBox machine with the name ‘homestead’ already exists. Please use another name or delete the machine with the...

JavaScript the right way

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For years I have been hacking JavaScript and CSS. With CSS I had read through enough CSS Books and worked with enough developers that I picked it decent enough to get by. My skills with CSS hit an all time high when I used CSS in depth for several clients while working with an amazing company in New York, PacketTide. I would say that I am pretty proficient with CSS now. But JavaScript was just...

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