I’ve pretty much always worked for myself, and always from my home office. The last time I worked in anything that even closely resembled a “real” office was when I was 18 years old. The past 15 years of working remotely, managing teams ranging in size from 2 to over 50 people, has taught me valuable lessons on how to effectively and efficiently work from home.
I’ve written about deploying code to remote servers, SSH keys, and remote user security a few times now. However, it’s been brought to my attention that I’ve never covered some of the basics; namely, how I put all of this together when creating a “deploy” user on a remote Linux system. Well, as the old … Continued
We’ve all either had it happen to us, or we’ve been witness to other companies doing it: accidentally sending email blasts from development or staging environments. This article will show you how to easily stop WordPress from sending emails unless you are in the production environment, saving your pride and possibly even your job.
I’ve been using Sage for a little while now to create custom WordPress themes. Sage utilizes technologies like Sass (or Less), Bower, Browsersync, and gulp.js to make designing custom themes much more efficient. The only issue I encountered is that I couldn’t use my typical workflow of deploying code with git, because with gulp.js (as … Continued
With the recent passing of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) here in the US, concerns over privacy on the Internet have taken center stage again. As most readers probably know already, a VPN is a good way to help protect your privacy online (or is it?). VPN Killswitch is a simple bash script that … Continued