Although it’s happening a bit less recently, every once in a while when I add new media to Plex, the metadata does not appear. When this happens I first try doing the usual things like manually refreshing the metadata and emptying the library trash. If it’s still not working, I’ve found that manually deleting the cache files from the computer running the Plex server seems to almost always fix the problem.
I recently discovered that Chrome does not allow the loading of local resources when I tried to link a stylesheet from one local project to another. Here is an example of what I tried to add to the HTML in my project:
<link rel="stylesheet" href="file:///Users/name/Directory/style.css">
And Chrome gave me this error:
Not allowed to load local resource
A few weeks ago I spent some time breaking apart Sass files into smaller segments for a project at work, trying to go for a more modular approach for the CSS. Doing this in Sass is pretty simple. Pull out a section of styles into a new “partials” file, named something like
_module.scss. Then in the main Sass file, import the module with
Off and on for the past few months I’ve been playing around with my main website, NateDillon.com. The result is a new version of the website with an Apple TV-ish design that gave me an opportunity to try out a few things, like inline SVGs, CSS
Lately, when using a
git pull to update a Drupal project, I’ve been running into this error:
error: unable to unlink old 'sites/default/default.settings.php' (Permission denied)
Trying to come up with a good rum punch for a get-together, I ended up with this recipe:
- 1.5 oz dark rum
- 0.5 oz coconut rum
- 0.25 oz fresh lime juice
- 2 oz pineapple juice
- 2 oz orange juice (no pulp)
- 1 oz guava nectar
- 1 tsp grenadine
- 0.25 tsp almond syrup
Shake the ingredients together and serve on ice.
My team recently finished an overhaul of the navigation on our primary product, K-State Connect. Connect serves as a dashboard for Kansas State University, displaying various university services within “widgets”. The main goal of the navigation re-design was to add links directly to each of the widgets within the dashboard. The navigation was also in need of a better small screen experience.
I was fortunate enough to attend An Event Apart in Orlando this month. I’ve posted my complete notes separately, but below you will find some of the key themes from the conference as well as an overview of each talk. You can also take a look at Articles, Links, and Tools From An Event Apart Orlando 2016 for more information and resources.