Adam

Adam is the managing director at aTech Media. A software developer & designer by trade specialising in Ruby & Rails - with over 130 open source repos. When not computer-ing, Adam enjoys a bit of baking, Formula 1 and playing FlightSim.

Articles from 2017

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Using Git on OS X

Posted last Monday on the Codebase blog

In this guide, we're going to explore how to use Git on the Mac OS X operating system. Fortunately, modern Macs all come with Git installed as standard so there's...

Using Git on Windows

Posted last Monday on the Codebase blog

There are a couple of different ways to install Git on Windows. We will be outlining how to install Git using msysgit in this post.

How version control works

Posted 18 days ago on the Codebase blog

In this blog post, we'll be outlining a number of key terms that everyone should know when using a version control system in your development workflow.

An introduction to version control

Posted 20 days ago on the Codebase blog

When collaborating with co-workers on a development project, you may have experienced frustrations when someone overwrites your work, or when you have to constantly swap files, or even having to...

Postal ‑ our open source mail platform

Posted 25 days ago on the aTech Media blog

We're delighted to announce that we've just open sourced our e-mail delivery platform, Postal. Postal is a complete and fully featured mail server for use by websites & web servers....

Free & automatic SSL on your custom domains

Posted on the 18th May on the Codebase blog

We're delighted to be launching our new & improved custom domain feature on Codebase. In the past, you could configure your own custom domain (CNAME) but you had to provide...

A weekend incident ‑ April 2017

Posted on the 11th April on the aTech Media blog

It is with the utmost regret that I write to say that, over the weekend, we were the victim of a successful attempt by a third party to access our...

IconJar ‑ I love icons again

Posted on the 25th March on the aTech Media blog

Over the last 15 years I have bought many thousands of icons through a number of channels - directly from the designer, backing projects on Kickstarter or using subscription services...

Resizing your uploaded images

Posted on the 21st March on the aTech Media blog

A couple of days ago I wrote about uploading attachments and in this tutorial I'm going to look at doing some processing on those attachments once they have been uploaded....

How to install Staytus from scratch

Posted on the 18th March on the aTech Media blog

Staytus is the open source publishing platform that I developed last year when we needed something simple to help us communicate with our customers when issues arise with our service....