Discovering Browser-sync

There’s a new tool that I’m loving as I explore various ways to streamline my multi-device development. This tool is a node module, which synchronizes interactions between multiple browsers and devices, enabling multiple, concurrent views of the same state of a website. So as an example, we would start browser-sync on the root directory […]

Tools to Measure and Improve Battery Life on Thinkpads in Linux

Here are some tools to start measuring and improving battery life in Linux. Measuring Power Performance ibam Working with Power Settings Tool to help set optimal battery settings: With has a decent intro on makeusof. To summarize, install using apt-get: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:linrunner/tlp sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install tlp tlp-rdw Optionall for ThinkPad: sudo apt-get […]

Vagrant Tools for WordPress Development

The whole Vagrant ecosystem is developing rapidly with numerous tools being updated and created. While it’s hard to keep up with all the new individual software entrants, there are a couple of tools that I keep coming back to as I become more comfortable with my WordPress development workflow. Vagrant Tools VVV (Varying Vagrant Vagrants) Alison […]