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VS Code extensions that I use every day

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I use numerous VS Code extensions to increase productivity and make life easier as a developer and blogger. Here are some of them: Theme Atom One Dark Theme is based on Atom's One Dark theme. It is t…

How to read Node.js environment variables

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Running a Node app is simple. Sometimes you want to add environment variables that either contain sensitive information or are contextual to the environment you want to run your app on. You can set t…

Hack to fix Gatsby image process from stalling

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Build stuck at running jobs (image transformation) GitHub #34051

How to show filenames in code snippets in Gatsby in Markdown

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With the gatsby-remark-code-titles plugin. Custom title gets injected and then needs to be styled. Example from docs: Usage This plugin will parse the Markdown AST, pluck the title, and then “clean” …

Utility to fix npm dependencies

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There is a utility called npm-check that offers the ability to interactively update outdated, incorrect or unused dependencies: Take a look at the switches. It offers way more than just that. Usage S…

Why you will see the error 'Loading chunk \d+ failed'

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I know of the following reasons why chunks cannot be downloaded: Network errors Inspect the network in the browser dev tools to find out more information about the errors. Resources not found They do…

How to run a single Clojure test from the terminal using Leiningen

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You may want to target and run a specific test or set of tests when testing your code so that you don't keep executing the entire suite each time you make changes to specific tests. This creates a fa…

Edit your web page content directly in Chrome

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Executing in the browser console will let you click and type anywhere you want on your page. This is helpful if you want to experiment with text directly on the page instead of in the DOM.

How to unmap a var from a Clojure namespace

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I was working with a multimethod that I needed to redefine in my REPL and came across this doc. There is an entry that states if you are in the REPL and need to redefine then you will need to unmap t…

How to minify CSS files via CopyWebpackPlugin for Webpack5

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Goal Emit minified vendor-based CSS files on build. Dependencies Elaborate I have a few unminified vendor CSS files that I simply want to minify and copy to an output directory. These files were not …

How to debug a specific Gatsby package on build

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I got an error and needed to get verbose logs for a particular package during a Gatsby build. I came across this issue on GitHub with reference to a DEBUG env var that can be set to get better logs.

How to write stdout both to the terminal and a file

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Below I use the tee command to write the output of an script to both to the terminal and to a log file.

How to sort your package.json dependencies

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is short hand for and . "example" is just the name of a package. You can use it verbatim because it will most likely not be in your package.json. Your packages are sorted by running npm remove even …

Name CSS Split Chunks using MiniCssExtractPlugin

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React: 17.0.2 Webpack: 5.67.0 Webpack CLI: 4.9.1 mini-css-extract-plugin 2.5.3 Snippet Objective Bust the cache for CSS files that are emitted on build using Webpack 5 with Split Chunks. Set up one …

How to recover a file from another branch in Git

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Where branch can be any ref including a branch name, tag, HEAD. Thanks to this Stack Overflow reference.

How to see the contents of stashed changes in Git

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Where is the indexed location of the item in the stash. Find all items in the stash using: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/3573623/is-it-possible-to-preview-stash-contents-in-git https://stacko…

How to kill processes running on localhost (macOS)

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Motivation Sometimes a process, like a web server or running Clojure REPL, closes unexpectedly but the port is never released. I'd need to find that process and kill it so that I can rightfully claim…

How to find text anywhere in your Git repository from the very beginning

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Stack Overflow - Search all of Git history for a string Stack Overflow - How to grep Git commit diffs or contents for a certain word

Why you will see the error 'Loading chunk \d+ failed'

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This includes cases where the file has been renamed. More Stack Overflow: , show all commits including merges

How to use a different email address in Git in sub directories

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I want to override my personal email address I use for Git with my work email address in my work directory without manually changing it each time.

How to search through all files in your web application in Google Chrome

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I am running Version 97.0.4692.71 (Official Build) (arm64) to date. Why? Use this feature to find text in any resource served by the web server. It's handy for searching for things where the location…

How to reference a local Webpack npm package

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With the help of this question and answer from Stack Overflow: Install the local npm package using the file path. Check node_modules to see the installed package. (or depending on the requirements) …

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