Stephen Quick

Stephen Quick

Written by Stephen Quick, a software developer based in Houston, Texas.
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Notes from using TFS for continuous deployment

April 06, 2019

These are the notes I kept while experimenting with using TFS for automating deployment at my job. While these are a little about after the…

Creating an online resume using GatsbyJS 2.x

March 13, 2019

I thought it would be good to have a working example of a resume using a similar structure to how GatsbyJS generates blog entries. I started…

Removing Disqus

January 25, 2017

I’ve learned Disqus is starting to support their free version of comments with ads, so I will be removing them. Just doesn’t seem that…

Configuration for using MariaDB with Laravel and El Capitan

August 29, 2016

I wanted to play around with Laravel on my mac without having to use a VM, like homestead . I decided to try out Laravel Valet , which…

Disable GPG for Octopress Deploy

August 05, 2016

I’ve noticed that Octopress Deploy doesn’t appear to allow deployment using Git if GPG is enabled. What I had to do to get around it is…

How to disable Chrome Web Security for development

July 26, 2016

Recently I’ve been developing an AngularJS application that requires access to an api from another sub domain. Since the API is another sub…

Upgraded to Octopress 3

September 16, 2015

I finally got around to upgrading to Octopress 3 and honestly it’s a noticeable difference. For starters, it’s very clean, and doesn’t…

Installing Homestead on Ubuntu

September 16, 2015

This is a piece I’m writing more of as a reminder. I really like the use I get out of homestead . I tend to use it for more than just…

Use different branch as master with Git

March 24, 2015

I came across this as I found it to be important. Currently Degree Search is split into three branches: Master: Current live version 3.…

Switch between PHP and HHVM in Terminal

February 20, 2015

This is something I’m trying to remember, and it’s something that’s been answered before here . I’ve beginning to experiment with HHVM as…

Migration from Dreamhost to Namecheap and Github

January 28, 2015

I recently decided that I no longer needed to use DreamHost for hosting my website now that I’ve been using Octopress. The initial setup for…

Use Varnish with Nginx and Ubuntu

January 27, 2015

Feels like I haven’t updated this blog in a while, so I’ll add a tutorial that I learned about a bit ago when trying to address speeds with…

Notifications Using Gulp-Notify on Vagrant with Terminal-Notifier

September 08, 2014

Update: 3/3/2015: I can confirm that this does in fact work with homestead and elixir. However, I notice that the server hangs at…

Force regeneration on jekyll watch

August 15, 2014

I noticed that after migrating dev work to my new Vagrant vm, jekyll doesn’t seem to want to regenerate posts whenever I make a change and…

Fetching Upstream changes

July 23, 2014

I found this very useful in merging changes for Octopress, granted I ended up having to wipe the entire project out anyways. This way I’m…

Start nginx at launch on Mavericks Mac OS

April 28, 2014

For the longest time I couldn’t get the piece to work, but I finally figured it out using launchctl as a somewhat basis for troubleshooting…

Homebrew and PHP 5.5.11 snag

April 14, 2014

Upgrading Notes I updated from 5.5.8 to 5.5.11 today. After the upgrade, I noticed that anything using fpm/php had stopped working with…

gist test

March 02, 2014

I wanted to try posting gists as a test. It seems to work fairly well, but for some reason I was having problems with it not finding it…

RVM missing on Mac

February 26, 2014

Turns out that I messed something installing dotfiles, which is the only thing I can think of at the moment that would cause this. What…

How to remove MySQL installation on Mac

February 17, 2014

Note: Original article from 2012, I don’t use MAMP anymore, I use a vagrant/local mysql installation via homebrew. I don’t know if this is…