Luc Shelton

Linux

Linux is a family of open-source Unix-like operating systems based on the Linux kernel, an operating system kernel first released on September 17, 1991, by Linus Torvalds. Linux is typically packaged in a Linux distribution.

Blogs

I've written 13 blogs about Linux.

Perforce: Installing and Configuring on Ubuntu
Posted 7 months ago by Luc Shelton
A small article on how to configure your Ubuntu installation, for installing Helix Core CLI tooling with minimal fuss.
SilverStripe: Integrating Memcached Caching with Docker
Posted 9 months ago by Luc Shelton

In this blog post, I am going to demonstrate how you can hook up an existing memcached server instance with SilverStripe.

SilverStripe: Generating Google Sitemaps for DataObjects
Posted 9 months ago by Luc Shelton

Lately I've been trying to expose as much as my website as possible through the Google Sitemap that is generated automatically when you navigate to the /sitemap.

SilverStripe: JSON-LD Structured Data
Posted 10 months ago by Luc Shelton

This website is currently powered by SilverStripe which is an all encompassing Content Management System (CMS) and framework for building web applications using PHP.

NGINX: Default Server Configurations
Posted 17 months ago by Luc Shelton
A brief article explaining how to correctly configure your NGINX server to handle unsupported domain names, and error redirects.
Tips for Optimizing Page Speeds
Posted 17 months ago by Luc Shelton
An in-depth guide on how to improve the performance of your website in several areas, including Docker, NGINX, and SilverStripe.
Securing HTTP Headers with NGINX in Docker
Posted 18 months ago by Luc Shelton

Nginx, stylized as NGINX, nginx or NginX, is a web server that can also be used as a reverse proxy, load balancer, mail proxy and HTTP cache.

Games Development at Scale: Personal Builds
Posted 24 months ago by Luc Shelton
A breakdown and analysis of personal builds, the caveats, and how best to implement them with the JetBrains TeamCity continuous integration system, using C# and Perforce.
MSBuild: Continuous Integration Assembly Versioning
Posted 3 years ago by Luc Shelton
A guide on how to automatically inject versioning information at compile-time with any C# based project in Visual Studio and MSBuild.
Remote SSH Text Editor through Visual Studio Code
Posted 3 years ago by Luc Shelton

In this article, I will outline what is required in order to be able to remotely modify text files from a Visual Studio Code instance running from your workstation.

Perforce: Formatting, Scripting, and the Command-line Interface
Posted 3 years ago by Luc Shelton

In this blog post I will discuss some of the convenient tricks that you can leverage when navigating Perforce and its command-line interface.

Setting Up a Windows PHP Development Environment
Posted 4 years ago by Luc Shelton

Setting up a local development environment for PHP on Windows has proven to be tricky if you're using an existing web-server package such as XAMPP or WAMP.