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Copy File To Server

To copy a file from or to a server over ssh run:


VPS Proxy

To proxy traffic over port 1080 run:

ssh -NCD 1080 user@ip

Then in Firefox go: Edit -> Preferences -> General -> Network Proxy (near the bottom) and modify the following settings:

Manual Proxy Configuration
Socks Host: localhost
port: 1080


To save a command run:


This will be lost on reboot however so to save it run:

echo "alias COMMANDNAME=\"COMMAND\";" >> ~/.bashrc

Random Password Generation

A useful command to generate a random password of 10 characters:

</dev/urandom tr -dc 'A-Za-z0-9!"#$%&'\''()*+,-./:;<=>?@[\]^_`{|}~' | head -c 10 ; echo


CSS Sticky Footer:

body .site{
	display: flex !important;
	min-height: 100vh !important;
	flex-direction: column !important;

#content {
	flex: 1 !important;

Note: in Wordpress the user bar will make the page need to scroll so logout to see it properly.

CSS Same Height Columns:

	display: flex;

	flex: 1; /* optional to equalize widths */


Higher Order Functions

Higher order functions are functions that accept or return a function. These are useful of abstracting and reducing your code.

// ES6
let fetchResource = (resource, id) => fetch(`api/${resource}/${id}`);

let makeFetcher = resource => id => fetchResource(resource, id);

let fetchUser = makeFetcher("users");
let fetchGroup = makeFetcher("group");

let user = fetchUser("123");
let group = fetchGroup("10");

// ES5
function fetchResource (resource, id) {
	return fetch(`api/${resource}/${id}`);

function makeFetcher () {
	return function (id) {
		fetchResource(resource, id);

function fetchUser () {
	return makeFetcher("users");

function fetchGroup () {
	return makeFetcher("group");

var user = fetchUser("123");
var group = fetchGroup("10");

This example helps show how higher order functions can be useful. If the api location changes you only need to change one function to get your code working again.
The fetchResource function is just a simple function that calls the fetch function with its parameters. The makeFetcher is a closure function that returns another function that calls our first, therefore when make fetcher gets called it returns a function that only needs the id due to the resource being saved due to the first function acting a a closure. Then you can quickly make your fethcUser, fetchGroup functions and so on.

Unpacking Objects And Arrays

Arrays can be unpacked into a variables list like this example:

let list = ["apples", "bananas", "carrots", "pears", "corn"];

let [itemOne, itemTwo, ItemThree, ItemFour] = list;

console.log(itemOne); // Output: "apples"
console.log(itemThree); // Output: "carrots"

You can use this syntax to switch the variables too!

[itemOne, itemTwo] = [itemTwo, itemOne];

console.log(itemOne); // Output: "bananas"

Objects can be unpacked using similar syntax:

let person = {
	name: "sam",
	height: 2,
	food: "pizza"

{name, height, food} = person;

console.log(name); // Output: "sam"
console.log(food); // Output: "pizza"

({height, food, name}) = person;

console.log(name); // Output: "sam"
console.log(height); // Output: 2

Note that the variable names must match the object properties, if you want different names you can do it like this:

({name: n}) = person;

console.log(n); // Output: "sam"

Using this syntax you can also set default values for properties like so:

({name: n, pet: favouriteAnimal = "dragon"}) = person;

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