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Why Is My Website So Slow?!

Why Is My Website So Slow?!

Fri, Sep 27, 2019

Is your website (or web-based application) not performing like you expect it should? Not sure why or what to do about it? Then come learn about some key things you can do to have your website perform properly.

Don't Write Code When You Don't Have To

Don't Write Code When You Don't Have To

Fri, Aug 16, 2019

Writing code is a very creative endeavour. However, if you’re not careful, you may well end up wasting a lot of time writing code that you don’t have to.

Antora 101: Avoid Duplicate Content With Page and Site Attributes

Antora 101: Avoid Duplicate Content With Page and Site Attributes

Thu, May 30, 2019

Writing technical documentation has a lot of similarities to writing software; an important one being content reuse, instead of content duplication. In this post, you’ll learn why and how to use attributes in AsciiDoc and Antora to reuse content as and when needed.

Antora 101: How to Create Redirects

Antora 101: How to Create Redirects

Thu, May 30, 2019

Whenever you create online documentation, eventually, the structure needs to change; such as a name change, content restructure, or old content is removed. When these times come, it’s important to create redirects to avoid breaking user expectations. In this post, I’m going to step you through how to do so with Antora.

4 Git Command-Line Tips for Greater Productivity

4 Git Command-Line Tips for Greater Productivity

Thu, May 23, 2019

Git, despite still being a bit terse, is extremely powerful version control software. However, because it’s so powerful, it takes time to learn. In this post, I’m going to show you four small techniques to help you use it more effectively.

Convert Markdown to AsciiDoc The Right Way! Use Kramdoc

Convert Markdown to AsciiDoc The Right Way! Use Kramdoc

Thu, May 16, 2019

If you need to convert Markdown content to AsciiDoc, there’s a tool specifically designed for the job — it’s called Kramdoc. In this post, I’m going to show you how to use it and relate my experience with it.

How to Convert Markdown to AsciiDoc Using Pandoc

How to Convert Markdown to AsciiDoc Using Pandoc

Thu, May 9, 2019

Markdown is one of the most ubiquitous file formats around at the moment for writing technical documentation — and it’s easy to see why! However, it may not be the choice long-term. When it’s time to change, you need to be able to migrate to a more feature-rich format. Come learn about the best tool for the job and how to use it.

Find What's Using a Port With Two Commands

Find What's Using a Port With Two Commands

Tue, Mar 5, 2019

If you’ve ever attempted to bind a process on a port on Linux, BSD, or macOS, only to find that something else is using the port, yet you don’t know what that process is, here’s a quick way to find the process and remove it.