Edladdin’s Seagull 78 Controller Adapter

Edladdin Seagull 78

Fans of the Atari 7800 know that it is great system but that it has a glaring problem. The pack-in controllers, the CX24 ProLine joysticks, are almost universally reviled and have earned a spot among other disasters in input devices like the Apple hockey puck mouse and the Atari 400 membrane keyboard. They have earned […]

Simple WordPress PlugIn to Replace Excerpt With Full Post

Content As Excerpt Checkbox

I recently posted my lame joke video mashing together The Andy Griffith with Star Wars. In posting it, the excerpt for the post was showing on my site’s homepage and one had to click through to watch the video. There was nothing much to the text of the post – the only thing of note […]

I’m Concerned About the Direction Ron Howard is Taking Star Wars

I just saw a trailer for Ron Howard’s upcoming movie about Han Solo and… I have a bad feeling about this.

My apologies for the quick and dirty video editing. I didn’t want to spend too much time for a lame joke!

Move Cursor to the Top of the Page in PHPStorm

I have started using JetBrain’s PHPStorm editor at work on a Macintosh and one of the things that has irked me is that some of the standard Macintosh keyboard shortcuts don’t work out of the box. For example, if you’re a seasoned Macintosh user, you are most likely used to using ⌘↑ to go to the […]

Troubleshooting the White Screen of Death in WordPress

One question that I see asked a lot in the WordPress Support Forums is what to do when their website simply displays a white screen. This most likely represents a PHP fatal error that stops the server from generating the HTML for the browser to display. How to Find the Problem When PHP has a […]

Setting up Mac navigation shortcuts in iTerm 2

If you’re a Macintosh user, it is probably second nature to use ⌥← to go back one word and ⌥→ to forward a word. Similarly, ⌘← will bring you to the beginning of a line while ⌘→ will jump you to the end. However, by default, iTerm 2, a great replacement for macOS’s included Terminal application, is not […]