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Most Affordable Mobile Plan in Alberta and British Columbia? Say hi to Fizz

Today Fizz has been made available to customers residing in Alberta and British Columbia. If you haven’t heard this name before, it is because until today it was only providing mobile service in Quebec and parts of Ontario. I got […]

Receiving a refund and an ‘Unknown merchant’ charge, for a net zero refund

I’m writing this post with the hope that it can assist others who encounter a situation similar to mine. Recently, I was expecting a refund for a ticket I purchased back in August 2023. On October 23, 2023, I received […]

PHP and PHPUnit: Process finished with exit code 139 (interrupted by signal 11: SIGSEGV)

If you’re getting the following error while running PHPUnit tests, check if the following is true: The unit test returning the segfault uses a test double function: createMock(), createStub(), etc. The mocked object has a __destruct() function. In the __destruct() […]

Tunnelling your local WordPress website

So you have a local WordPress website you want to show to your client? Or maybe you want to quickly test something on other devices. Here I present three (free) services that allow you to forward your local website to […]

Slack doesn’t open on Ubuntu / Pop!_OS 22.10

If you have recently upgraded your system to run on the latest Ubuntu / Pop!_OS version (22.10) and you are not able to run Slack, see if you get the following error if you run “slack” from the terminal: FATAL:gpu_data_manager_impl_private.cc(415)] […]

PHPStan: “Class not found” error when autoloaded class extends discovered parent class

If you’re getting a “Class * not found” error with PHPStan, check to see whether you’re having a class auto-loaded by composer extend a parent class that is discovered via scanDirectories. For example, <?php namespace MyApp\Form\Field; class CountryField extend \BaseField […]

Keyboard chattering / double key presses fix on Ubuntu / Pop_OS!

Unfortunately keyboards eventually start to fail. One of the common signs that your keyboard is failing is noticing that sometimes, as you type, some keys are registered two or more times, even though you hit a key only once. This […]

Pop!_OS 21.10 : Disable the Workspace Animation & Pop-up

Pop!_OS 21.10 landed last week, and if you decide to upgrade, you’ll lose all your installed Gnome extensions. Some of the previous extensions may not be compatible with the new Gnome v4x versions. This was the case with the “Disable […]

Using React Router NavLink with a MUI ListItemButton + TypeScript

So, recently I needed to render a React Router NavLink component as a ListItemButton. Although the documentation on the MUI website provides a few examples on how to achieve a similar result with the Link component (from react-router-dom), I still […]

The long list of things to do in Edmonton

Contrary to popular belief, Edmonton has a lot to offer to those who care to look and seek fun. This list is a mix of places you can visit, activities you can do, seasonal events, festivals, and more. Feel free […]