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How to Set Custom Attributes in the Asciidoctor.js Live Preview Extension

How to Set Custom Attributes in the Asciidoctor.js Live Preview Extension

April 21st, 2020

In this post, I step through how to set custom AsciiDoc attributes in the Asciidoctor.js Live Preview Extension for Firefox (and Chromium/Chrome). By doing so, you can preview your content properly and avoid setting attributes directly in your AsciiDoc content and other hacks.

The Essentials of Learning Java

The Essentials of Learning Java

April 9th, 2020

If you're getting started learning Java, whether because you want to or you have to, I want to help you out, as I'm learning Java again too. In this post, I set out what I think you need to know to get started with it, or what your first few steps will likely entail.

How to Include Remote Sources in AsciiDoc

How to Include Remote Sources in AsciiDoc

April 9th, 2020

AsciiDoc can include code from remote sources, not just local files. In this post, I'm going to show you both how to do it, as well as how doing so can make your content extremely flexible and much less intensive to maintain.

Updating Zend Expressive Essentials to Mezzio Essentials

Updating Zend Expressive Essentials to Mezzio Essentials

As Zend Framework is now rehomed at the Linux Foundation and has also been rebranded, I've decided to update my book and course on Zend Expressive. In this post, I'm giving some background about the journey of creating the book, insight into the progress I've made, and what lies ahead.

Free the Geek is Back!

Free the Geek is Back!

January 23rd, 2020

If you're looking for a podcast to help you grow your software development skills and build a rewarding software development career, then Free the Geek is for YOU!

A Short Introduction to Postman

A Short Introduction to Postman

January 10th, 2020

Debugging requests can be a time-consuming process. However, there's a tool that makes doing so a lot simpler. It's called Postman. In this tutorial, I step you through its core features and show you how to use them.