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Andrew Fletcher
When it comes to text editing, Visual Studio Code (VS Code) is one of the most popular tools among developers. One of its powerful features is the Find and Replace function, which can save you countless hours of manual editing. In this article, we'll explore how to use this function to replace all spaces with a newline character, and then go a step further to find spaces followed by alphabetic characters (excluding numerics), and replace them with newlines.   Replacing all spaces with...
Andrew Fletcher
On a server directory with over 100,000 PDF files, I needed to verify the...
Andrew Fletcher
Managing large directories, especially those filled with a diverse mix of media...
Andrew Fletcher
Recently I came across this piece of gold when dealing with databases,...
Andrew Fletcher
In the realm of system administration and monitoring, understanding memory usage...
Andrew Fletcher
The red flag was when I saw the server disk space is showing a site is taking up 57992.5 MB, where locally the site size is showing 957MB.  There is something serious happening here and I need to establish the problem quickly.  When dealing with a significant discrepancy in site size between a local environment and a server, it's important to identify the root cause of the larger disk usage on the server.    Approaches for discovering the issue(s)   1. Analyse Large...
Andrew Fletcher
To determine the size of a directory using the terminal, you can use the du...
Andrew Fletcher
A summary of Node package commands Short cut commands npm install...
Andrew Fletcher
Something I haven't had to do in a while is to change the name of a Git branch...
Andrew Fletcher
Post a NetSkope update, composer would fail when running any command that...
Andrew Fletcher
I need to generate a patch and then apply automatically to my Drupal installation. Current path to the file: web/core/modules/views/src/Plugin/views/argument/ Orignal filename: ArgumentPluginBase.php Adjusted filename: ArgumentPluginBase-adjusted.php   Create a Patch A patch is used to create or override changes in another file.  The command to create a patch is: diff -u {original filename} {changed filename} > {patchfile}.patchdiff -u...
Andrew Fletcher
Post creating a new branch in the repo, next step was to run the checkout...
Andrew Fletcher
How to set the Private file path in Drupal using the following steps: Create a...
Andrew Fletcher
This issue I have a folder with about 10,000 files in it.  I want to scan...
Andrew Fletcher
Using Homebrew for speed tests... I'm using Speediest CLI - for more details go...