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Portfolio Project: PackSolvers

Portfolio Project: PackSolvers

PackSolvers was a new packaging supply company based in Utah that was just getting started. Their CEO, Bob, came to me looking to create a professional web presence that separated them from their competitors. Together we discussed what they were looking for, talked about what their goals and market strategy was and found a solution that fit their business.

Hybris: How to Override a Bean in backoffice-web-spring.xml

Hybris: How to Override a Bean in backoffice-web-spring.xml

While working on a recent Hybris project for a client, I came across the need to override a Backoffice web context bean found in the backoffice-web-spring.xml application context file. As Backoffice based extension projects don’t provide access to the Backoffice web application context, I needed to find a way to override the bean and make it work. This tutorial describes the steps I took, and the way in which I accomplished it.

How to Disable WordPress Emojis

How to Disable WordPress Emojis

As WordPress continues to improve, it adds new features into each release. Some of these features are significant, and some are very subtle. One subtle feature that didn’t notice sneak …

How to Enable Jetpack Development Mode

How to Enable Jetpack Development Mode

Did you know Jetpack has a development mode? Until recently, I didn’t. While Jetpack is in development mode, features that do not require a connection to the WordPress.com servers can be activated and used on a local WordPress environment for testing and debugging.

Fix a Slow Website Due to a .local Hostname on Mac OS

Fix a Slow Website Due to a .local Hostname on Mac OS

In the past I’ve always setup my local development websites to utilize a .local hostname. (i.e., daharveyjr.local). Once I switched to utilizing a Mac for development, I noticed that my websites seemed to load extremely slow when running on my local MAMP installation. It always drove me crazy, but recently I discovered why it’s so slow, and found a way to resolve the issue.