Quick Tips

Handy bite-sized articles on all things web-design and development. They won't take long to read, but these tips can take you a long way! More coming soon...

How to add emojis to git commits with this handy tool

Commit messages can easily look like a wall of text and, at a glance, can be hard to follow. Gitmoji, a style guide for adding emojis to your commit, makes this a problem of the past. Today we’ll go through how to add emojis to git commits quickly and easily using this resource. If you’ve […]

Leonardo
Dec 7, 2020

How to: Deploy Node.js apps to Apache Ubuntu

Learning how to deploy Node.js apps on web-servers like Apache is surprisingly confusing. Here’s how you can host your Node.js apps on a standard Apache server.

Leonardo
Oct 1, 2020

How to connect to a remote MySQL Database with SSH

MySQL databases are the backbone of the internet. But developing with them can be a pain if you can’t afford to run them locally. This solution allows you to connect to your remote MySQL database without any extra setup. I recently had to expand my knowledge and build my own API, rather than using a […]

Leonardo
Apr 19, 2020

How to: create an alert popup with jQuery

Alert popups are a great way to alert your visitors. Since I recently had to implement an alert popup with jQuery on an older site, I thought it could be interesting to share its code. I wanted my alert popup to achieve a couple of things: It should be highly reusable If dismissed by a […]

Leonardo
Apr 10, 2020