Category Archives: WebTech

Git – How to unfuck by Melanie G. A. PATRICK

A nice handbook for “unfucking” git commits with command line¬†when things get ugly¬†by Melanie G. A. PATRICK from Trivago

One I’d like to add myself, experimented today on my skin, is about fetching.

Let’s say you created some new tags on BitBucket/Stash/YourGitRepositoryOfChoice and now you want to checkout locally one of these new tags. You might assume that firing a “git fetch” will update everything, you proceed to checkout the tag but your command fails.

Turns out that if you want the tags to be updated, you’ll have to ask for them explicitly :

git fetch --tags

Before version 2 of git, the fetch command alone would update branches heads and with --tags option would update only tags, after version 2 when the option is included it will update tags and branches heads, aligning local workspace with remote repository.

 

How to enable for free HTTPS for a site on shared hosting

Let’s start with a right and proper premise : when it comes to security there’s no silver bullet in this specific case the “s” that is affixed to the end of the HTTP protocol does, indeed, stand for “secure” but it should read “more secure“. Probably you’ve heard about the infamous Heartbleed bug that¬†became notorious … Continue reading How to enable for free HTTPS for a site on shared hosting

Keep Calm and go to Budapest

Big multinational companies like Expedia are not made up only of scattered offices across the globe, they avail of the help of global partners that play a vital role in supporting a scalable and flexible business growth. One of the great partners that supports Hotels.com technological developments is EPAM Systems with offices in Budapest, Hungary, … Continue reading Keep Calm and go to Budapest

Fifty shades of browser

Creating an engaging and immersive User Experience does not come just from¬†choices involving the position and role¬†of specific components of an application, whether native or web. Historically Front End developers¬†chase the chimera of¬†customizing the appearance of elements that should be ruled¬†by the operating system, in order to conform to the style of the brand, to … Continue reading Fifty shades of browser

DotCSS && DotJS conferences @ Paris 2014

The¬†FrontEnd team of¬†Venere.com¬†in mid November¬†took off for Paris¬†to attend¬†two¬†dotConferences¬†organized in spectacular locations, with high level speakers and contents that have proven to meet expectations, in short an experience worth¬†to be repeated. dotCSS Despite the important role¬†that CSS plays in the construction of modern web applications the conference, held in November 14th, had difficulties in finding … Continue reading DotCSS && DotJS conferences @ Paris 2014

Why WordPress mobile UX is Psyco approved

Anno domini 2014, pocket devices have reached the power level of common personal computers if not superior, but low cost¬†airline companies use the¬†atomic mass as¬†unit of measure ¬†to check the weight of the hand luggage, which means I have to make a choice: the clothes necessary to survive the cold of Sweden (yes, in August) … Continue reading Why WordPress mobile UX is Psyco approved

Self sending hundreds emails to check newsletter in Outlook? Word is faster

It’s hard to find information about HTML emails development workflow, for sure they are not a new trendy thing that attracts developers attention, instead they stopped at a technology standard that predates IE6. But newsletter emails are still nowadays¬†the best direct marketing instrument to retain visitors, so it is valuable to know some hard facts … Continue reading Self sending hundreds emails to check newsletter in Outlook? Word is faster