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Git: globally change GitHub-remotes from git@ to https

Setting upstreams

Are you finding yourself using git remote --add --push-commands not to actually change the location, but to fix authentication problems with GitHub arising from using ssh instead of https? There is a simple solution.

The format of the ssh-url is

git@github.com:[userOrOrg]/[repoName].git, while we want it to be https://github.com/[userOrOrg]/[repoName].git

That is very predictable, so you can run the following command:

git config --global url."https://github.com/".insteadOf git@github.com:

Note the trailing slash as well as the colon!

Yes, that simple!

That's it. You can verify (and change) the setting by inspecting the global configuration:

git config --global --edit

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What is composer?

Composer has become PHP's package & dependency manager. Why you should use it.

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MySQL: ERROR1364 fix

The painful realization of why people use containers.

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Cyber wars: Defending your server

Maintaining your own server can be a thrill. High security standards can protect you from data leakage, injection attacks and DDoS attempts. But what about adaptive brute force?

Git: globally change GitHub-remotes from git@ to https

Does your IDE or composer set remote repositories to ssh rather than https? Or are repositories you are using set up that way? You are not alone. Let's fix it once and for all!

VueJS & neoan3: a love story.

Setting up neoan3 to play nice with Vue isn't hard. Here is how the two frameworks are combined to support fast, dynamic and rapid development.

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MySQL in PHP - how to deal with databases

How I handle MYSQL database transactions in PHP

Install PHP 7.4 on Ubuntu

Finally PHP 7.4 is out! You have read about the new features, you have followed externals, you have gathered ideas on how new capabilities will save time. Let's get it running.

How to install global npm packages without sudo on Ubuntu

Running npm on a server can be painful. Privileges are there for a reason, and so is sudo. Running npm with sudo is not the solution.

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Static content pages - still the fastest web-experience

Tutorial: How to utilize blua.blue to generate static content for your website.

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blua.blue PHP SDK

Create your own blog.

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dev.to plugin for headless CMS blua.blue (part 2)

A solution to supplying plugins to blua.blue

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Cross publishing to dev.to

How to publish your content to dev.to from blua.blue - hopefully

Transformer - falling in love with PHP's magic methods all over again

PHP's magic functions have been around for a long time. But there were always good reasons to avoid them. Transformer is a practical and reliable way to make use of the most common operations we program: CRUD operations.

The Uselessness of Pre-Assessment

After almost two decades in the industry, new jobs will still ask you for "assessment tests". A little rant...

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SEO strategies for blua.blue

How to get your content listed where you want it to.

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How to Build an Express App in Node That Reads From a Headless CMS

A headless CMS lets you design your own front-end, sometimes your own back-end. Let's set up a small application to get us started. Beginner friendly. Approx. 20 min. to reproduce / follow along

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Help us document neoan3

Over 4000 brave developers are exploring the framework on their own.

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When politics kill innovation

How misunderstood diversity killed the PHP Central Europe Conference for good.