I went along to the Google Developer Group DevFest on Saturday which had some really interesting talks.
TL;DR – It was well good.
There was a lot of Google-loving going down (Glass presentations, Google Cardboard giveaways) but that’s to be expected considering the nature of the event.
It was held over at Google Campus near Old Street, London.
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Recently I was trying to clone a remote repository which I use all the time for a new starter at work, I expected this to be a trouble-free experience considering I had been using it for a while and usually had no problems.
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After installing the latest free update from Apple for their Mac OS X I have run into errors with Virtual Box. I upgraded to version 4.3.0 from 4.2.x but after restarting my system I got the same errors.
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By default Umbraco doesn’t let you insert iframes into new content on your Umbraco site. I tried editing the TinyMCE config file but this already had iframes allowed (despite Umbraco filtering them out).
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There may be circumstances when you have to programmatically generate a PNG file with PHP that doesn’t cache – forcing the image to update on every load of the page.
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One of the systems I have worked on uses the WordPress plugin called Slimstat, the client had requested that we move over to Piwik in order to make use of their more robust reporting.
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