Posted on July 11, 2016Categories Plugin Development, Technology, WordPressTags , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on More Notes On PHP Version Switching in VVV

More Notes On PHP Version Switching in VVV

This article is a follow-on to Changing PHP Version on Vagrant . Here are some discoveries of using different versions of PHP on vagrant. Change Your Host The default vvv installation has the db_host set to ‘localhost’ in the wp-config.php file. phpbrew, however, sets the default db listener to 127.0.01 explicitly.   They do not want to change it as they claim “this is the proper default”.   As happens often with technology gurus both the VVV camp and the phpbrew camp … Continue reading “More Notes On PHP Version Switching in VVV”

Posted on June 29, 2016Categories Plugin Development, Technology, WordPressTags , , , , , , , 2 Comments on Changing PHP Version On Vagrant

Changing PHP Version On Vagrant

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); After nearly 24 hours of working on this issue I finally figure out how to change the running version of PHP from the WEB SERVER under VVV for my WordPress development environment.  I recall, at a WordPress conference last year, someone touting how easy it was to change PHP versions to test plugin and theme development on various deployment stacks.    Sure, if you happen to want to pull a whole new box image with just … Continue reading “Changing PHP Version On Vagrant”

Posted on April 29, 2016Categories Music, Streaming, TechnologyTags , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Building A Streaming Music Service : Technology Components

Building A Streaming Music Service : Technology Components

Media File A media file is the digital file format of the recording of a song.  The most common format today is MP3 which comes is various “flavors” that determine the quality of the audio.   MP3 is considered a “lossy” format which means it uses compression algorithms that can trim off pieces of the music data that it thinks the users will not hear.  FLAC is another common format that is considered lossless.  It uses compression algorithms that restore ALL … Continue reading “Building A Streaming Music Service : Technology Components”

Posted on April 13, 2016Categories TechnologyTags , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Bitbucket Permission Denied / Conq

Bitbucket Permission Denied / Conq

Hopefully this article will save at least one other person an hour of their life trying to figure out why they cannot clone a Bitbucket repository when using SSH. My projects are broken into several teams, each with their own developer and administrator users.  Each team has a number of repositories that are being managed.  There is one common denominator; I have admin access to all repositories.   That means my Bitbucket user should have full read/write/admin privileges on all repos.    … Continue reading “Bitbucket Permission Denied / Conq”

Posted on December 19, 2015Categories TechnologyTags , ,   Leave a comment on iPhone Versus Android : Christmas 2015 Update

iPhone Versus Android : Christmas 2015 Update

I just replaced my Samsung Galaxy S5 with a new iPhone 6S Plus.    This was not an easy transition.   I started out in the smart phone world literally on day 1.    We had a contract to write an app for the very first iPhone and we stood in line to purchase a pair of them on the first day they were available.    Within 18 months Android was out and after fighting with that gen 1 iPhone more than I liked … Continue reading “iPhone Versus Android : Christmas 2015 Update”