Glenn Jones

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Compiling postgis from source against a pinned version of Postgresql

Added on Oct 24, 2022 in tech

How to compile a specific version of postgis against a pinned version of postgresql … β†’

Fixing 'can’t start new thread' and 'Thread: Resource temporarily unavailable' when running a parallelized containerized selenium setup

Added on Jul 02, 2022 in tech

How to debug and make sure zombie processes are being reaped in a containerized environment … β†’

Fixing 'No such middleware to insert before: ActionDispatch::Static' when precompiling rails assets during docker build

Added on Jul 02, 2022 in tech

TL;DR add RAILS_SERVE_STATIC_FILES=true in front of precompile to prevent the error during precompilation in a (docker) build environment … β†’

Refer to a local gem within a ruby project

Added on May 20, 2022 in tech

How to setup bundler in combination with a gemfile in an existing project to use the local gem when developing … β†’

Fixing gdal-bin error libblas.so.3 cannot open shared object file No such file or directory

Added on May 09, 2022 in tech

How I debugged and fixed the error libblas.so.3 cannot open shared object file No such file or directory within a buildpack based application … β†’

Silly-id ruby gem for generating locale-aware random names

Added on Aug 21, 2019 in tech

Introduces a gem I've written to generate friendly (and silly) random identifiers based on the heroku haikus … β†’

Failing GPG signing key Gitlab / Github, two signing emails

Added on Oct 13, 2018 in tech

Shows how to add multiple emails to your GPG key signatures, allowing you to have 'verified' commits on Gitlab Γ‘nd Github without constantly changing config … β†’

A no-nonsense, sane and safe password management strategy

Added on Oct 13, 2018 in tech

Describes how I organise my passwords in a sane yet secure (enough) way … β†’

Letsencrypt free HTTPS for custom domain on gitlab pages with middleman

Added on Feb 15, 2017 in tech

Describes how to set up free HTTPS for custom domains on gitlab pages using Middleman … β†’

Import your production data from dokku-postgres

Added on Dec 15, 2016 in tech

Shares a script that allows you to import production data from dokku-postgrees to your local machine that has been a big productivity gain for me … β†’

A straightforward og-tags and meta data pattern in Rails 4

Added on Dec 13, 2016 in tech

Shares a simple pattern I've been using across multiple projects to implement OG-tags and other meta data on a per-page basis … β†’