A few days ago I moved my private Git repositories from Bitbucket to GitHub. I expected a manual workflow with a local clone of my old repository, adding then new repository as a remote and then pushing
Slow network connections and long running scripts aren’t a good combination. The result will often be a timeout, that most likely will not be solved with a retry. When you use DbUp a quick fix for that
The /etc/hosts (or hosts file) is a small text file that maps (domain-) names to IP addresses. It’s especially helpful when you want to use an easy to remember name for a computer in your home network.
The network attached storage appliances from Synology, called DiskStation, are great backup devices. They come in various sizes and don’t need much maintenance. The only thing that is a bit annoying is the password prompt whenever I
HTTPS for web applications is soon no longer an option, but a must-have. When you develop your application on your local machine, you may want to use a self-signet certificate. They cost you nothing and tools like
DbUp is a great tool to manage your database migrations. As I wrote here, it’s simple and easy to use. However, when it comes to edge cases like the German umlauts, that simplicity can have its downside.
When you move files over a network, then there is always the possibility of something going wrong. Even when no error is reported, the file may be corrupt or incomplete. To be sure that everything is correct,
Keeping your database up-to-date with your code is an important task. There are many different approaches and even more tools to support you. However, they often come with a price you may not be willing to pay.