Installing Magento 2.0

The new and improved Magento 2.0 platform has been released but installing it can be tricky the first time round. The installation process has changed since the last versions and it takes a bit of time to get it up and running. I’ll be showing you how to install it locally while detailing any errors

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Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan Localhost Setup

There are multiple methods and tools for developing web applications locally, I’ve always been a big fan of MAMP Pro due to it’s simplicity and it’s UI, it’s pleasant to use, very easy to setup and you’ll get running in no time. It does however have it’s downfalls and with OS X 10.11 now coming

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Multiple Git Accounts and SSH Keys

If you have multiple accounts with a Git solution such as Bitbucket or GitHub and are using SSH keys to connect to your repository you will find they don’t allow you to use the same SSH key per account and you have to generate a different key per account with a different name. You can

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Magerun, Your Magento CLI Tool

The swiss army knife for Magento developers, providing a huge set of well tested command line commands which save hours of work time. If your developing Magento sites this is a must have addition for your toolbox. Logging into the Magento admin area to perform some simple tasks is very time consuming, if your already

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Finding unused Scss variables

With any Sass project variables play an important part but they can get out of control and managing them can be difficult at times. During development we are creating new ones, removing them or in some cases not finding a need for them. It’s good practice to ensure our codebase is clean and maintainable, one

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Interactively create a package.json file

Until recently I had always thought that package.json files for the node package manager had to be created manually which was a long winded process. Turns out this is not the case and by running a single command it will ask you a bunch of questions, and then write a package.json for you. npm init

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