Handling webhooks locally can be a challenge. In the past, I have used ngrok using Valet Share to expose my local site to the internet. This worked but required me to either pay for a dedicated URL or update Stripe’s webhook whenever I wanted to run a test locally. I recently discovered Stripe’s CLI, which includes a listen for events feature that forwards webhooks to your local application. Read More
Under-cabinet lighting can improve the functionality and look of your kitchen. With today’s LED light strips, installing them is a breeze. The most challenging part is finding the power to conceal your power plug. If you already have a plug inside your cabinets for your microwave or behind your fringe, using an existing outlet makes this a great DIY weekend project. If you have to add power inside a cabinet, you may need additional assistance.
I decided to use some affordable LED lights strips from Amazon. They had good reviews and multiple options on how they could be connected. In total, my kitchen took nine LED light strips. I also purchased three extra lights to use as replacements in the future if any of them go bad. This kit comes in soft white and daylight, so make sure you get the right color to match your existing lights. I also used an extension power plug to join lights over a gap.
For my new quote site, AtomicQuote, I wanted to add the ability for the site to auto-tweet the most popular quotes throughout the day. I ran into a few issues and wanted to write this post to hopefully help others who want to create an auto tweeting Twitter bot.
The first task was to sign up for a Twitter API account and check their documentation. Make sure you use the account your want to tweet from when you generate your keys. You will need a Key, Secret Key, Token, and Token Secret. Read More
Many people have transitioned to “Work From Home” and maybe still using their old basic office chair. Cheap office chairs are made with low-quality materials and can cause health issues. Choosing the right office chair can impact your life tremendously. Just think of how much time your spend sitting. It might not seem important, but it’s not worth the detrimental consequences for you, your productivity, and your health when it comes to your long-term health.
Just think that you’ll spend the better part of your days glued to the office chair you choose. Choose wrong, and you will suffer all sorts of health issues like backaches. A good office chair can work wonders for your back. It works by improving your posture, reducing unnecessary back pains, and reducing hip pressure. The average office worker may be sitting in the wrong office chair for long periods, and that same chair could be causing severe health problems. Using an ergonomic office chair can drastically improve your posture, reduce back pain and ultimately improve productivity. Read More