Ramblings on a journey...

From programmer to entrepreneur and back. My quest to re-invent the way I work.

Resetting Root Password on MYSQL

Posted: February 05, 2018 19:24 | By: Serge

There is a lot of old outdated information on Mysql... I struggled to reset Root password on a new client's server... here is the easy way to do this. Note that this will leave you vulnerable while i


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Using Bootstrap 4 with Laravel

Posted: October 14, 2017 15:05 | By: serge

The beta is out so I use in in my new projects now... To replace bootstrap 3 in a new installation of laravel (5.5 as of this writing) simply do the following:Crate a new Laravel app... then, befor yo


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Entrepreneur fuel...

Posted: February 17, 2017 19:28 | By: serge

A few things I like to hang out in or listen to... Love to hear entrepreneur stories and interract with other entrepreneurs when possible. So here is my short list... Both a board and a podcast... I


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Paginators in Laravel

Posted: February 15, 2017 19:23 | By: serge

Laravel paginator documentation is a little short, especially with creating/paginating manually... In case you wondered, here is a brief overview of how they work how to make them work...No magic, pag


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Are old programmers still useful?

Posted: February 14, 2017 19:32 | By: serge

I asked myself that question in the last few years. I am a programmer of the first wave, started coding in assembler on Z80s and 8080s... that is how old I am... I still have fond memories of those da


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Hi, my name is Serge Lachapelle, a nerdy entrepreneur from Montreal, Canada. I love tech, startups, business and freedom in general. I share my experiences here as I re-invent the way I work. Let's connect and create something cool...

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