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I turned our dumb, 15 year old, split cycle Air-Conditioning unit into a SMART Unit by adding some home Automation via Sensibo

Sensibo was super easy to install, and within no time at all, I had full control over our Air-Conditioning requirements. Sensibo was SMART, and even integrated with IFTTT (IF This Then That) which opend a whole world of automation possibilities.

Life felt great. Life felt smart. I felt smart, until.......

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Posted in General By Lucas van Staden

Google Tag Manager allows you to easily send all products to an external resource, by using the dataLayer, and a specific tag.

But what if you want to fire a tag only when a specific product, or set of products, have been purchased?

I worked out an easy way to get it done, using macro's and dataLayer.

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Recently I started using Vagrant as part of my development environment. Could not be happier, however, one small issue has become very very irretatating.

Letency!

That initial 'hang' is slowing me down

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Posted in General By Lucas van Staden

Software Piracy By CMSmart

14/05/2014 3:19 pm

Recently I became aware that my Dynamic Catgeory Products module is being pirated by a company called CMSmart.net. They seem to be based in VietNam, but their site was hosted in the USA.

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Posted in General By lucas van Staden

So you have an awesome, popular website,  be it e-commerce based, or just information based. No matter how awesome your site, one of the leading factors to break the awesomeness is site speed. Plainly put, if customers find the site loading time frustrating, they will move on to another site. 

So, how to improve your site performance?

One of the best ways will be to hook up with New Relic

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Posted in General By lucas van Staden

A recent botnet attack on a site I manage createded a massive amount of emails in the mail queue.

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Posted in General By lucas van Staden

A site I am managing recently came nder a massive DDOS attack from around the globe.

To limit the attack, I used fail2ban to setup a ban system to help mitigate the issue.

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