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Emacs, Hunspell, Dictionary, and You

Here's how I (finally) got emacs to use hunspell on OS X with the correct dictionary.


Truncating git history

Sometimes you just want to throw away all the early history of a git repository. This is how to do it.


Installing Python 3.5.1 from source

A quick introduction to installing software (like Python) from source on Linux.


Combining git repositories

A quick run down of combining git repositories which do not share history.


Using Let's Encrypt

Here's a quick guide to requesting free certificates with Let's Encrypt and installing them on Nginx.


Drupal, Search API and Apache Solr with Homebrew on OS X

This is a short, no-frills guide to installing Apache Solr with homebrew on OS X, then using it with the Search API Drupal modules.


Restricted SFTP-only access to a single directory using OpenSSH

This is a short guide to providing users with restricted SFTP access to a single directory using built-in OpenSSH functionality.


Post banner images with Hakyll

This post describes a proof-of-concept Hakyll site which associates a banner image with each post, automatically generates several versions of it, and makes them available as variables for use in templates.


Rewriting git commit authorship

This is a short note about rewriting the history of a git repository to change the commit authorship.


Using Dnsmasq for local development on OS X

This is a quick guide to installing Dnsmasq on OS X and using it to redirect development sites to your local machine.