Tunnel MySQL through SSH

Recently I had the challenge, that the MySQL database of one of the Magento shops I maintain wasn’t accessible directly through the Net. The access was restricted to the Webserver only. So I had to tunnel MySQL through SSH. And that worked like that: edit the ssh config (~/.ssh/config) on the remote Webserver Host * […]

Generate a TOC for Markdown (Bitbucket, Git or Gitlab)

This tiny tutorial shows, how to generate a TOC for Markdown with the help of a tiny npm package called doctoc in just a few seconds. Since a while I write down the most important facts about a project or an module to the README.md file of the corresponding GIT repository. That’s good to¬† keep […]

Docker cheat sheet to handle the Docker universe

Before a while I got in touch with the wonderful world of the Docker (see¬†https://www.docker.com) cosmos. I think it is one of the most important virtualisation technology at the moment. On this page I will just collect useful commands that helped me a lot in my daily work with Docker, Docker-Compose (https://docs.docker.com/compose/) and other stack […]

Magento: change applied attribute product types

Sometimes it is necessary to change the product type(s) an attribute is applied to in Magento. A common example is, that you designed and implemented an attribute for a configurable product, because you thought its real world value is equal over all child¬†manifestations. But after a while you realize, that there are differences that you […]