Damn you, WordPress!

How to modify CORS settings using a .htaccess file

Recently, I needed to host a web-based thingamajiggy in WordPress and needed to include a couple of custom libraries. For the sake of quick iteration, I decided to use a public FTP folder I already had on the same server to host this. So I had configured a subdomain to host the files, and wanted to reference them from my WordPress site. Not quite a CDN, but something a little bit like that. Well, of course, I ran into an issue again. At least this…Continue reading How to modify CORS settings using a .htaccess file

16 gigs of RAM is NOTHING in 2022

How to solve Vmmem consuming ungodly amounts of RAM when running Docker on WSL?

This was another (luckily pretty shallow) rabbit hole down some corporate IT and weird default configurations by our favorite tech-daddy Microsoft. In the article, I’ll describe one possible reason for a process called Vmmem.exe consuming enough RAM to crash pretty much everything else running on your machine. But let’s take a step back first – what happened? Problem I was developing some Azure IoT Edge modules (as one does), when my dev laptop was starting to feel a bit sluggish. That’s nothing out of the…Continue reading How to solve Vmmem consuming ungodly amounts of RAM when running Docker on WSL?