A couple of years ago I came across Joomlatools and was excited to improve my workflow. It was an impressive setup; one that I had little idea of how to use many of the tools.
Recently I had upgraded my virtualbox and vagrant apps and it all went haywire. Joomla! has been the community that teased me into the world wide web and though I have not done recent client work with it I always find myself coming back to play around and check things out. Unfortunately other priorities took over from deciphering all the errors I was receiving and I put it on the back burner. A month and a half later I got a wild hair to try again. After updating some issues with out of date PPAs and general Ubuntu maintenance I rid myself of some
apt update errors but I still had this stinking problem with updating the guest additions. When I was trying to upgrade it from within the box the distribution’s version was more crusty than it was trusty. Man I really thought I mussed it all up but then thanks to @GabLeRoux it was all cleared up by running
sudo /mnt/VBoxLinuxAdditions.run. This drove me crazy because I kept thinking I would find my guest addition iso in
Now that the Joomlatools box is running again I am ready to play. The first thing I do is refresh my memory by running
box list from within the virtual machine ( or through the easy wetty link from the dashboard ) and am ready to switch different php versions.
Sometimes you never know where you might find your inspiration. When it comes to working with your kids and STE(A)M foundations, new ideas can be found as close as the garbage can. Well maybe not that gross but at least as close as our household recycle bin. Tissue paper tubes, shipping packages, and other study materials are plentiful in modern first world society but sometimes storing up quantity for a bigger project takes time. That is when
You’ll find this post in your
_posts directory. Go ahead and edit it and re-build the site to see your changes. You can rebuild the site in many different ways, but the most common way is to run
jekyll serve, which launches a web server and auto-regenerates your site when a file is updated.
In a blur long long ago I decided to pursue something. I wrote about it on blogger when the web 2.0 was exploding. For now I am trying to