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How to get started with “EZ Trustpilot Integration”

How to get started with “EZ Trustpilot Integration”

NOTE: if you're looking for customer support, please email hello@programmerhat.com, do NOT leave a comment in this post! One of the purposes of this app is to automatically send a follow-up email asking the customer for a review on Trustpilot. How to add Trustpilot...

FAQ for “EZ Add Breadcrumb”: How to add breadcrumbs to Shopify

FAQ for “EZ Add Breadcrumb”: How to add breadcrumbs to Shopify

NOTE: if you're looking for customer support, please email hello@programmerhat.com, do NOT leave a comment in this post! Usually, people can just add the Breadcrumb block in the theme editor, and it would work. But sometimes, that default configuration doesn't work....

Git Checkout -b

Git Checkout -b

Introduction Git, the widely used version control system, offers a range of powerful commands to manage code repositories efficiently. Among these commands is "git checkout -b," which simplifies the process of creating and switching branches. Understanding how to...

GitHub Sucks

GitHub Sucks

GitHub, which is widespread, used code hosting platform which is used by millions of developers around the world, while some strongly disagree with this statement. Below are some of the reasons why people might think GitHub sucks: Skill acquisition One of the...

Git overwrite branch with another branch

Git overwrite branch with another branch

Overwriting a branch could be dangerous if you have other changes on that branch that you want to keep. So always make sure you have a backup of your work before proceeding. There are various approaches using which we can overwrite a branch and depending upon the...

GitKraken Alternative

GitKraken Alternative

GitKraken is a user-friendly Git client with a graphical user interface (GUI) that simplifies the management of Git repositories on Windows, Mac, and Linux. It offers a variety of tools for managing Git repositories, such as a graphical representation of the...

Gitea vs GitLab

Gitea vs GitLab

Gitea and GitLab are both popular Git hosting solutions that offer similar features for managing code repositories. While GitLab is a more established platform with a wider range of features, Gitea has gained popularity among developers looking for a lightweight,...

How to solve “Already up-to-date” in Git

How to solve “Already up-to-date” in Git

Intro To be quite frank, I wasn’t even aware this issue existed until I started writing this article, so it made me wonder how is it possible I never encountered it before, given I have used git for almost 10 years at this point. Well, from what I managed to gather,...

How to match last character(s) using regex

How to match last character(s) using regex

Intro Sometimes we are interested in the way something ends, whether it’s a single word or an entire line. Regex offer quite a convenient way of achieving this, so let’s look at a few examples and learn how 🙂 Regex to match the last character of the line Matching the...

How to match currencies using regex

How to match currencies using regex

Match currencies If looking at/through receipts or invoices is annoying for you, but it’s frequently a part of your routine, regex can help tremendously by highlighting/extracting the most important stuff, figures.Let’s show some examples, shall we? For this example,...

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