Category Archives: Coding

Coursera – Data to Insights – Data Deduplicating

I finished the 1st course and onto the 2nd course, Data to Insights.  Haven’t really learned anything that new that I haven’t done before in some other program like IBM SPSS Modeler.  The course is interesting especially when the data … Continue reading

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coursera -Exploring ​and ​Preparing ​your ​Data with BigQuery

Signed up for coursera today.  What led me to sign up with them is that the completion of specialized tracks Certificates Course is by ‘Google Cloud’ .Decided to start with Exploring ​and ​Preparing ​your ​Data with BigQuery.  This 4 week course … Continue reading

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What are those command options? explainshell.com

If you ever wondered what those options to a command are like rsync -avh folder1 /path/to/remote/dir Command: rsync Options: avh explainshell.com is the place to go have those option deciphered.

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Way better technical problem site: Hackerrank.com

Screw the last post and interviewbits hackerrank way better.  The site and challenges feels more legit with much more explanation of question and expected input and output.  For the 2nd question totally missed the ability to run your code first … Continue reading

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Technical Interview example website: InterviewBit

Looking to brush up on technical interview questions.  Ran across this site, InterviewBit.  Only in the time complexity section, didn’t like the learning videos at all so skipped to the basic primer questions.  It’s OK just to get some practice … Continue reading

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DigitalOcean Ubuntu 14 -> 16

Finally getting around to upgrading my DigitalOcean Ubutu LAMP droplet from Ubuntu 14 -> 16. Steps: BACKUP db (I forgot this step!!). Ideally copy db dump to local Make a snapshot of droplet sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo … Continue reading

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Configuration Management tool: Ansible

Been learning and playing with Ansible this week as a CM tool. What do we use it for? After you spin up an EC2 instance you can use a Ansible to add users/groups, ssh keys, install packages all from a … Continue reading

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CodeIgniter base project

If you are starting a CodeIgniter project, I’d recommend using https://github.com/kenjis/codeigniter-composer-installer as your base.  Composer makes things so much easier.  Then for User management and authentication use Ion_Auth (GitHub) If you need LDAP, Adldap2 is really easy to use. From … Continue reading

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Selectize.js onInit load data for autocomplete

Selectize.js is a neat UI tool.  I got introduced to it via a coworker used it in a project.  I didn’t bother to really look into it until recently when I wanted to do autocomplete and multiple selects. I didn’t … Continue reading

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CodeIgniter3 .htaccess removing index.php subdomain

Below is the general documentation for editing the .htaccess file to remove index.php from a url The documentation examples is example.com/index.php/news/article/my_article will be the same as example.com/news/article/my_article using .htaccess file of: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d RewriteRule … Continue reading

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