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How to override dynamically Laravel Socialite config

by Catalin in Laravel

Intro As you may already have known and as their https://github.com/laravel/socialite says: "Laravel Socialite provides an expressive, fluent interface to OAuth authentication with Facebook, Twitter, Google, LinkedIn, GitHub, GitLab and Bitbucket. It handles almost all of the boi ...

Quick GIT tip — fix .gitignore untracked files

by Catalin in How To Git

Let’s say you’ve added by mistake a folder to your repo, you want to remove it from tracking and, of course, you are adding it to your .gitignore file. But…. pff, git continues to track it… 😟 Here are a few lines to run to start fresh and have all git-ignored files untracked for ...

Handy way to split MS Word files by page

by Catalin in How To MS Word

I was looking for a way to create dynamically the files for RePEc for an academic journal starting from a CSV file. I used MS Word mail merge function that generated a big file, each record (future .rdf file for RePEc) on a different page, separated by a page break. Next I needed ...