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You are not a DevOps Engineer

This is post is a little rant, about the IT industry and how we grab onto the coat tails of terms and play buzz word bingo with job boards.   The latest term that has me mildly annoyed is the term DevOps Engineer!

Core Node Concepts

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
Helps businesses by improving their technical proficiencies and eliminating waste from the software development pipelines.

A unique background as business owner, marketing, software development and business development ensures that he can offer the optimum business consultancy services across a wide spectrum of business challenges.
Node quickly became an established, viable and efficient web development platform. JavaScript on server environments was somewhat of a novelty and full stack JavaScript had… Read More »Core Node Concepts

Setting up SSH keys for GitHub Access

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
Helps businesses by improving their technical proficiencies and eliminating waste from the software development pipelines.

A unique background as business owner, marketing, software development and business development ensures that he can offer the optimum business consultancy services across a wide spectrum of business challenges.
Why SSH Keys for Git Hub SSH keys provide a secure connection to Git Hub without the need to enter your username and password every… Read More »Setting up SSH keys for GitHub Access

What is DevOps ?

philosophical discussion or what devops actually means andf a brief recap on it's evolution

DevOps for mere mortals

In an industry that is continually evolving and with organisations constantly not only searching for the elusive differentiator  but also for the one thing that will improve performance over competitors by increasing productivity and efficiency.

Install Tasktop Sync on ubuntu server 14.04

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
Helps businesses by improving their technical proficiencies and eliminating waste from the software development pipelines.

A unique background as business owner, marketing, software development and business development ensures that he can offer the optimum business consultancy services across a wide spectrum of business challenges.
In this post I will explore how to install Tasktop Sync on a Linux headless server environment.  One of the restrictions to this, is that in… Read More »Install Tasktop Sync on ubuntu server 14.04

Install Ionic Framework for android development on ubuntu

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
Helps businesses by improving their technical proficiencies and eliminating waste from the software development pipelines.

A unique background as business owner, marketing, software development and business development ensures that he can offer the optimum business consultancy services across a wide spectrum of business challenges.
I have recently been exploring different mobile development frameworks, more specifically JavaScript, HTML and CSS  hybrid frameworks.  The one framework I have enjoyed working with… Read More »Install Ionic Framework for android development on ubuntu

what are agile planning methodologies ?

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
Helps businesses by improving their technical proficiencies and eliminating waste from the software development pipelines.

A unique background as business owner, marketing, software development and business development ensures that he can offer the optimum business consultancy services across a wide spectrum of business challenges.
“Plans are worthless, but planning is everything.” — Dwight D. Eisenhower The above quote is one of my most favourite quotes, and personally I think… Read More »what are agile planning methodologies ?

Permalinks on WordPress not working

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
Helps businesses by improving their technical proficiencies and eliminating waste from the software development pipelines.

A unique background as business owner, marketing, software development and business development ensures that he can offer the optimum business consultancy services across a wide spectrum of business challenges.

If you’re setting up an installation of WordPress on a new server or desktop and you’re using Apache2 web server. You may come across a situation that your PermaLinks don’t function as expected.

This situation may well be caused by the fact that you have not configured your Apache2 web server correctly.  There are 4 steps involved to overcome the issue of permalinks on wordpress not working.

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Happy first birthday

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
Helps businesses by improving their technical proficiencies and eliminating waste from the software development pipelines.

A unique background as business owner, marketing, software development and business development ensures that he can offer the optimum business consultancy services across a wide spectrum of business challenges.
On the 19 Nov 2014 @ 14:21, I configured WordPress on my production server which resulted in the first post to be published.  Hence, I’ll… Read More »Happy first birthday

install wordpress on ubuntu

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
Helps businesses by improving their technical proficiencies and eliminating waste from the software development pipelines.

A unique background as business owner, marketing, software development and business development ensures that he can offer the optimum business consultancy services across a wide spectrum of business challenges.

In this post I will provide instructions to install WordPress on ubuntu server.  This tutorial is aimed at those users who may want to install WordPress on a virtual server for development purposes.

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How to Get back your online privacy

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
Helps businesses by improving their technical proficiencies and eliminating waste from the software development pipelines.

A unique background as business owner, marketing, software development and business development ensures that he can offer the optimum business consultancy services across a wide spectrum of business challenges.
Regular readers of my blog, may have noticed something rather significant in during May 2019 concerning my blog. The somewhat sudden disappearance of the annoying… Read More »How to Get back your online privacy

what is a RESTful API?

Modern Software applications are required to connect across different machines , User Interfaces (UI) and provide data to other applications in the form of services. To enable this software developers often create an Application Programming Interface (API). In this post I'll provide an explanation of what is rest and how it can be used within your application. This article will discuss fundamentals of Web ReST API are the same regardless of software implementation platform.

Update libreoffice to version 5

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
Helps businesses by improving their technical proficiencies and eliminating waste from the software development pipelines.

A unique background as business owner, marketing, software development and business development ensures that he can offer the optimum business consultancy services across a wide spectrum of business challenges.
I wanted to update my LibreOffice application suite on my Ubuntu desktop. The news on 5 August 2015 that The Document Foundation (TDF)  announced the… Read More »Update libreoffice to version 5

Viglen Genie Desktop PC Ubuntu Linux v14.04 LTS Review

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
Helps businesses by improving their technical proficiencies and eliminating waste from the software development pipelines.

A unique background as business owner, marketing, software development and business development ensures that he can offer the optimum business consultancy services across a wide spectrum of business challenges.
I needed to upgrade my existing desktop computer, I just needed a little more power than my faithful old Dell OPTIPLEX 745 was providing. Although… Read More »Viglen Genie Desktop PC Ubuntu Linux v14.04 LTS Review

Install Skype on ubuntu Desktop

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
Helps businesses by improving their technical proficiencies and eliminating waste from the software development pipelines.

A unique background as business owner, marketing, software development and business development ensures that he can offer the optimum business consultancy services across a wide spectrum of business challenges.

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I have recently purchased my new Viglen Desktop Computer from ebuyer. It has arrived with Ubuntu 14.04 pre-installed, which is just awesome. However, as with any new machine getting it set up just the way I want to be productive does take a bit of time. In order to speed up this process I have been developing a number of BASH scripts, that I repeatedly  run to install skype on ubuntu desktop.

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Configure Ubuntu to enable the execution of npm without sudo

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
Helps businesses by improving their technical proficiencies and eliminating waste from the software development pipelines.

A unique background as business owner, marketing, software development and business development ensures that he can offer the optimum business consultancy services across a wide spectrum of business challenges.

Node.js Package Manager (NPM) , is an is an online repository for the publishing of open-source Node.js projects, and a command-line utility for interacting with said repository that aids in package installation, version management, and dependency management. Essentially what this tools enables you to do is easily and quickly make use of the plethora of nodejs packages being developed on a daily basis. NPM enables the community to share and contribute to reusable javascript code libraries to help others with common software development problems.

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