Automatic Grunt Watch in ConEmu Split Tab

Running Grunt Watch in a Split ConEmu Tab

If you’re using Node.js as part of your Web development workflow, chances are that you’re taking advantage of a task runner like Grunt or Gulp to automate certain tasks, e.g. concatenation, minification, and linting. I’m going to share how to create a task in ConEmu that will automatically split your view in half, create a new console on the right side, and then run grunt watch in that new console from your current directory.

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Dec 2015
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Using the Min and Max Functions in CSS3

Two of the new and incredibly tantalizing functions in CSS3 are min() and max(). They are yet another tool in our crawl toward responsive design, and harnessing their simple, but highly effective power is vital for every developer.

Although none of the major browsers support either function at the time of this writing, they’re expected to be implemented soon. This tutorial takes a look at their syntax and the ways in which they can be applied.

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Dec 2011
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How-to use the Calc Function in CSS3

Experiment Results using CSS Calc in Mozilla Firefox 4Calculating lengths in CSS is the perfect feature for creating a responsive and fluid design. The number of applications for the calc function is limitless due to it’s ability to calculate both length (distance) and angles (degrees).

Take a minute to learn how to use this incredibly simple, but powerful function.

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Dec 2011
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How-to Add Meta NoIndex to wp-login.php in WordPress

Adding meta noindex to wp-login.phpFor those concerned about the SEO value of their WordPress-driven site, there are few larger frustrations than finding out that your login page has been indexed by search engines. Adding a noindex <meta> tag to wp-login.php should be on everyone’s pre-launch checklist, but it’s never too late to take care of this annoyance – no plug-in required!

Follow this simple step-by-step guide to learn how to add a robots noindex rule to your login page in just minutes.

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Dec 2011
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Introduction to CSS3 Media Queries

If you’ve ever been annoyed by the fact that your Web site or application looks great on one device, but terrible on another, CSS3 media queries are for you. With them you can target computers, tablets or smartphones based on very specific attributes like screen size, resolution, and more.

Follow this introductory article with real-world examples and learn for yourself how to solve your cross-device issues.

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Dec 2011
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Using .htaccess to Create WordPress 301 Redirects

Creating a redirect on your WordPress site can seem a little intimidating if you aren’t familiar with Apache and Regular Expressions. It’s also important to add your redirects without breaking default WordPress functionality.

WordPress htaccess Redirect Rewrite Posts and Categories

Perhaps the most important aspect of redirecting your pages is maintaining your current Search Engine position, and to accomplish that you’re going to need to do do a 301 Redirect; 301 being the HTTP Status Code for “Moved Permanently”.

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Oct 2011
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