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My Picks for Ludum Dare 44

Saturday 25th May 2019

I recently took part in Ludum Dare 44. For the uninitiated, Ludum Dare is a hackathon in which participants make a game in 48 hours. The following is my list of personal highlights from the games I played.

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WordPress: Cloning a Live Site to make a Test Site

Monday 21st January 2019

A common task when administrating WordPress is to set up a copy of an existing site in a sub-directory of the same server, which can be used to test potentially site-breaking changes (such as plugin updates). I recently had to do this on a website with a particularly large amount of data, and my usual technique of cloning a WordPress site was not sufficient. In this article I will be documenting what I learned from this job.

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WordPress Debugging: Finding a hidden Admin Toolbar

Monday 14th January 2019

I was recently hired to fix an issue on a WordPress site where the Admin Toolbar would not show up when viewing front-end pages, even if you were logged in as an admin. In this article I will document the process by which I fixed the problem.

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C: Making our Bubble Sort Flexible

Tuesday 1st January 2019

Last time we implemented a basic bubble sort algorithm in C. It only worked on strings, and was thus very limited. In this article we will be making a more flexible bubble sort that can work on any type.

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C: Programming a Bubble Sort

Thursday 20th December 2018

A bubble sort is one of the most basic ways to sort data. It is not efficient but the simplicity makes it a good place to start understanding the concepts. Today we will be implementing a bubble sort in C.

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