Setting up SASS/SCSS Support in Netbeans


M. Andrey:

Great tutorial :)

Originally posted on Slew Systems:

Overview:

What this post will go over is how to set up SASS/SCSS support in Netbeans. In this example I am running Mac OSX but the steps should be similar for Windows or Linux (other than file locations).

What You’ll Need:

  1. Netbeans 7.4
  2. Ruby (this comes with Mac OSX)
  3. Ruby Gems
  4. Sass Gem

Let’s Get Started!

Installing Ruby and the SASS gem:

  1. If you have not already please install Ruby Gems. If you are using Windows or Linux you will need to install Ruby first. If you are running Windows I suggest you use RubyInstaller!
  2. After you install Ruby you’ll need to install the SASS gem. To do this, open up Terminal or if on Windows launch “Command prompt with Ruby” which is installed with RubyInstaller.
  3. Type in “gem install sass -V” The -V flag will allow you to see what it is installing in case it hangs…

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WordPress theme development


If you want to learn WP Theme Development, you need to start with the basics:

    • Step one in WP Theme Dev is learn template hierarchy

These cheatsheets will come in handy during your work

Template_Hierarchy template-hierarchy-retina-dark WP_CheatSheet_TemplateMapLearn them well, try to delete large chunks of code and see which one’s which in your localserver (use XAMPP, it’s easier and less-bugged interface). Continue reading

Mint 15 KDE – one repo is dead


If you’re trying to access System Updates and it gives you errors like

Failed to fetch http:/packages.medibuntu.org/dists/precise/free/binary-i386/ Packages 404 Not Found

Or even if your trying to get a software or tool that you might need in the Software Manager and right after you type the sudo password, the ‘damn thing’ won’t even open…

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Leaving Mate for KDE


Today’s the day I remove Linux Mint 15 Mate from my PC to re-install the L. M. 15 KDE version.

I’ve got a few good reasons for that, firstly, L.M. 15 Mate isn’t that flexible on the theme side, you can only play with the colors a little, and after you do’it you realise it looks like crap.

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How to Diagnose and Fix an overheating laptop


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One of the most common issues with aging laptops is overheating, something many people aren’t sure how to fix. We’ll help you figure out what’s causing the heat and how to keep your notebook functioning at a lower temperature.

Overheating computers can cause a lot of problems, from seemingly random blue screens to data loss. You might not even know that it’s the root of your issues, and before you know it you have a burnt-out motherboard on your hands. Let’s go step by and step and see how to deal with overheating computers. We’ll be dealing primarily with laptops, but most of the same principles apply to desktops as well. Continue reading

Hotkey for Sublime text 2+


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If your a programmer and you like to use Sublime text to edit your code in UBUNTU, I got one for you.

In the Unity toolbar, go to System settings ➡ Keyboard ➡ Shortcuts

Now the box of shortcuts will appear. To make this in a clean way, go at the bottom element from the list, called Custom shortcuts.

Click on the + (plus) sign. Now type whatever you want in the name, I typed Sublime editor. And this is the important part. At command, type /opt/sublime_text/sublime_text. Continue reading

If you can’t Empty the Trash


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Ubuntu bin

I’ve had  a problem with my Trash in the last 3 days..

Deleted a file from /opt directory and when i was going in trash to delete it from the menu, I was getting the “You don’t have access” error…

Just found out that you need to go root (obviously) to clear the garbage… lol

Open the terminal and run this command to empty all files and folders stored in Trash:

sudo rm -rf ~/.local/share/Trash/*

Aaaand that’s all !

Setting your workpath (alias) on LAMPP


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Hosting files outside the htdocs directory

The document root (web root) directory is located at /opt/lampp/htdocs/. All files placed in this directory will be processed by the web server.

To host other files on your system with XAMPP, you can configure an alias with apache.

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