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Happy 3rd Blog 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.

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It’s the time of year when I normally take time to reflect on the year that has passed, and then plan for the next year… Read More »Happy 3rd Blog Birthday

What is a Software Life cycle Integration Consultant ?

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 recently attended one of those business networking events, which predominate focus was for professionals working within Agile Software Development, the room was full of… Read More »What is a Software Life cycle Integration Consultant ?

Grunt to JIRA via Tasktop Gateway

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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Clear & Concise communication fosters effective collaboration. Ensuring that all barriers to communication are removed should be a primary objective for all software development teams.… Read More »Grunt to JIRA via Tasktop Gateway

Tasktop Sync Gateway : The Basics

The basic premise behind Tasktop Sync Gateway is that it enables to connect the various tools within your typical DevOps stack, with ease. Prior to Tasktop Gateway, the various tools in a DevOps stack are connected to each other by any number of Bash or PowerShell scripting combinations. Usually requiring your Operation team members to familiarize themselves with the various API models of the ALM tools.

Install Homebrew on mac

Homebrew is the most popular package manager for Mac OS X. Homebrew Cask extends Homebrew with support for quickly installing Mac applications like Google Chrome, VLC, and more. Find out how to smooth out your development workflow and OS management by installing and configuring Homebrew on your Mac

Add new meanjs app to GitHub

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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This post is nothing more than a reminder to myself on how to add a newly generated meanjs application to a new GitHub repository.    This… Read More »Add new meanjs app to GitHub

Install Node.js via Node Version Manager 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.

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Typically developers will no doubt need to support software that has been developed using old outdated versions of a software framework or libraries within that… Read More »Install Node.js via Node Version Manager on Ubuntu

Enable SSH on ubuntu

Secure Shell (SSH) is an extremely useful tool when administering a number Linux servers. If SSH is not enable on your ubuntu server this guide will assist you in configuring SSH.

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.

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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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reset wordpress site & home urls

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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When undergoing a large updates to your WordPress site, if like me you are thinking about undergoing a radical theme update,  and you’re unsure what impact your new them will have on all your existing plugins and layout of your existing blog posts. You may want to create a development version of your website on a test server.

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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.

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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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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.

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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

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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Set up ubuntu workstation for nodejs development

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 been engaged in a number of projects utilising nodejs and my primary development Operating System has been ubuntu Linux. I also have a number of laptops I use for software development purposes, which I frequently teardown and rebuild during the course of projects. I have a number of reasons for doing this, which relate to the fact that I treat my software development laptops or virtual machines like cattle rather than pets , although this phrase is usually associated with Cloud computing, I find it relates to a software developers laptop/workstation too, especially if you’re engaged in multiple projects.

 

 

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How to execute a BASH script

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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You may on occassion feel the need to automate certain processes or proceudres on your linux based computer. These maybe simple processes like ensuring your… Read More »How to execute a BASH script

Install MySQL 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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If you’re trying to set up your ubuntu desktop in order to carry out some LAMP stack development , you’ll need to install mySQL Relational… Read More »Install MySQL on ubuntu desktop

Install apache web server 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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If you are an active user of any of the PHP based content management system (CMS) like wordpress, magento , drupal or joomla , you… Read More »Install apache web server on ubuntu desktop

Selenium WebDriver & Visual Studio

Selenium is a suite of browser automation tools to help with automating web browsers across a number of platforms. It’s a really handy tool to help with automating web applications for testing purposes