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We’re for sale!

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We are now accepting serious offers on our Dan.com lander. Includes everything you see on this site as well as the exact match social media accounts.

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Deploy Node.js Apps to Heroku

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In the old days, deployments used to consist of transferring files to and from a server via FTP connections. This was a manual process and was easy to get confused about what files were changed when and by who. It was very easy to overwrite another person’s work when working on a team. These days, […]

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A Better User Menu in Xenforo 2.x

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The default user menu in ThemeHouse’s UI.X theme for Xenforo 2 looks very bad, but it is a simple CSS fix to make it look 10x more appealing. First, be sure to enable the Material icons instead of the text for the user menu. You can do that by navigating to Appearance -> Styles -> [YOUR THEME] – Style […]

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Programmatically checking Steam username availability

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Sometimes you need to find an easy and reliable way to do something without resorting to using an official API for various reasons such as distributing an amateur-focused script or program. Explaining how to obtain API keys is often too much of a hassle. Other times, the service might not provide a convenient endpoint for […]

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Setting up permissions for a Minecraft server

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Running a Minecraft server is a great experience! It is an opportunity to work on one’s leadership skills, while making money on the side. However, Minecraft servers are not all fun and games. They require more work than one might think. The heart of any Minecraft server is the permissions. Without properly configured permissions, chaos […]

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