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HTML5 audio fade in and out

code

I’ve just discovered that the animate function within jQuery can provide more than just visual animation. One such ‘animation’ is adjusting the volume in the audio tag, thus creating a good method for creating fade...

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Easter. Kenya.

personal

As a Christian, Easter is a time of celebration for myself and my family. Today, however, I am in shock from the news of...

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Firewall blocking git:// URLs

code

I've just discovered that git:// urls are blocked by internal policy. Frustrating. Fortunately http:// and https://github.com/etc still work for git commands. Frontend tools such as Bower...

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The Story Conference 2015

misc

Last week I went along to The Story Conference. I wrote up some of my thoughts from the day on the V&A...

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Backing up AWS S3 bucket to a local machine…

code

There are lots of solutions that talk about making a copy of a local folder and sending it to an S3 bucket. The solution I’ve needed is the reverse of this; creating a local backup of an bucket. TlDr; Download...

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Reducing Wordpress database size

code

After having a Wordpress blog running for the last year with 320 users posting to it, and over 1500 posts on it I’ve noticed that the database size has been rapidly approaching the 1Gb size. This struck me as much larger than expected- it...

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