Tag: devops

How to get a list of all files in a project or directory, with inclusion and exclusion rules applied based on a .gitignore file.

CLI and module tool - static-build-cache package - built to help avoid redundant builds for static website projects.

How and why to use OS temporary directories to create files outside your source code directory for scripted tests.

Details on how default create-react-app projects will stall and fail to start on Glitch, and how to fix this issue with just a simple edit.

A reminder of the emphasis on opinions in Prettier's guiding principles, and how this can conflict with ESLint.

How to setup NodeJS based tasks in Windows Task Scheduler, with details for both Yarn and NPM entries. Also explores comparison with CRON and alternatives.

5 powerful features that are built-in to Visual Studio Code and do not require any extensions or special toolchains to start using. Improve your dev workflow!

Details on using a Google Cloud Platform Function and NodeJS to maintain a fixed URL that forwards to a dynamic Ngrok host and can be easily redeployed.

Simple example showing how to use http-proxy-middleware with a NodeJS powered Google Cloud Function.

How to use .env files that are in a different directory than a docker-compose YML file, with variable substitution and relative paths. Options and workarounds.