Switch user to www-data on AWS EC2 Ubuntu

The Problem I found it almost impossible to neatly su or switch user as www-data on Ubuntu 14.04 on the AWS EC2. I’m not sure if it’s specific to AWS: This account is currently not available. Featured...

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My Magento 2 Docker Image

So, I had some free time to play around with Docker, and I managed to create a Docker image with Nginx, MariaDB and Magento 2 CE 1.0.0 – it’s on my Docker public repository if anyone sees...

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Pushing a Docker Image – I need NBN NOW!

I’m doing a docker push of a Magento 2 Docker image and… it is taking… more time than necessary. Featured Content I’m setting up wallets and sending private tokens to my team (Ethereum / ERC20) Cracking...

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Top 3 Solution Stacks for 2016

In computing, a solution stack is a set of software subsystems or components needed to create a complete platform such that no additional software is needed to support applications. Applications are said to “run on” or “run...

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Joyent, io.js, Node.js Foundation and Version 4

Here’s a quick overview of what’s happened in the past year in the world of Node.js world – it involves some political matters. Node.js was invented in 2009 by Ryan Dahl and other developers working at Joyent. Joyent...

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Migrate/Upgrade to MariaDB from MySQL on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

So… I just upgraded this blog to use MariaDB 10.1 instead of MySQL 5.6. I had some hiccups because by default, Ubuntu was trying to install MariaDB version 5, which apparently seems incompatible with my existing database....

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Bulk Email Software for Magento

For lack of a better term, “bulk email software” is actually searched quite frequently. For Magento, I would not look further than the official MailChimp & Mandrill extension – MageMonkey. Featured Content I’m setting up wallets and sending...

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Dropping out of Computer Science at Sydney University

I tried Uni, I tried TAFE. I did try, and I couldn’t get myself interested enough to complete it. By the way, this goes back to early to mid 2000s – a while ago. Featured Content I’m...

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Magento – Letter From Our CEO (Korean)

퍼미라 (Permira) 펀드가 지원하는 독립 회사인 저희의 런칭 소식을 전하게 되어 기쁩니다. 오늘날 본사는 주력상품인 Magento 플랫폼과 혁신적인 모바일 및 옴니 채널을 결합하여 모든 분야의 혁신을 주도하는 새로운 회사인 Magento Commerce가 되었습니다. 이 날은 Magento의 지지자들이 오랫동안...

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Promise Based Scraper in Node.js

I love automation. And I love scraping. I ended up writing a quick Node.js script to Scrape Magento’s Certification Directory to put together a list of Australian & Melbournian Magento Developers / Specialists that are certified. It...

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