Ashar Irfan

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๐Ÿผ 2018 โ€” Year in Review

Howdy! ๐Ÿ‘‹ I started writing my year in reviews to keep track of the progress that I am making over the years here at my blog. This is going to be my second one in the series. You can check out the last one over here.

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โ™ป๏ธ How to Update a Forked Git Repository

I recently had the opportunity of contributing code to the upcoming default theme of WordPress โ€” Twenty Nineteen on GitHub. The project was developing at a quite fast pace. It was receiving an average of 20 to 30 commits and PRs โ€” pull requests โ€” on a daily basis.

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๐Ÿ“Ÿ Introducing `local-wpcli` for Local by Flywheel

It has been more than a year since I switched to Local by Flywheel for the local development of WordPress websites. I must admit that it is one of the best tools available for local development ๐Ÿ’ฏ Local by Flywheel uses Docker to create WordPress sites in separate containers.

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โšก๏ธ 2017 โ€” Year In Review

Over the years, I have seen a lot of developers pen down their achievements and contributions of the previous year. This activity makes them evaluate themselves and set goals for the very next year. So I thought that I should also take part in this tradition and see where it leads me.

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๐Ÿš„ Introducing ESLint in Your JS Workflow

๐Ÿ‘€ TL;DR

  1. ESLint is a modern linting tool for JS development to make your code consistent and bug-free.
  2. Use npm install eslint --global to install ESLint globally.
  3. Go to your project in the terminal and run eslint --initย to initiate and setup linting for your project.
  4. Install and automate your workflow in VSCode using ESLint extension.

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๐Ÿ› Fix Delay in Your Scheduled WordPress Post

Every time you schedule a post in WordPress for a specific time, it appears a few seconds late.ย I came upon this issue while working on a time sensitive website. I was trying to schedule a post to appear at a particular time โ€“ not even a second lateย โŒš

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Meetup: โšก๏ธ Organising WordPress + DigitalOcean Meetup Lahore

Hey, folks ๐Ÿ‘‹ Last weekend (August 20, 2017), I helped Ahmad Awais (WordPress Core Contributor) organize a fun WordPress + DigitialOcean meetup. And I am excited to tell, you guys, the whole story.

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Getting started with WordPress Coding Standards

Coding standards are a way of improving the way you write code. They are what makes you a good developer. It is excellent to observe and practice the coding standards of any language in which you are working.

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