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Docker Swarm and Kubernetes – Docker Belfast Meetup Welcomes Scott Coulton

Docker Swarm and Kubernetes – Docker Belfast Meetup Welcomes Scott Coulton.   At a different venue than previously used for the last Docker Meetup – the QUB Computer Science Building and  the Belfast Docker meetup had a guest speaker – Scott  who gave a talk on Docker Swarm and Kubernetes. The main sections  of Scott’s […]


Testing Gutenberg, Handy Snippets, WP Workshop & WP Events @ Belfast WordPress Meetup

This month’s WordPress meetup covered a range of topics. Mark Smallman  guided the meeting through the use and potential of Gutenberg as a new block based editor for WordPress. He showed some of the functionality and advised looking at the examples as well as taking on board potential issues with the new plugin especially in existing […]


DIVI update 3.0.56 generates expecting T_PAAMAYIM_NEKUDOTAYIM error in logs

Just had 4 sites affected when updating to latest version of DIVI. The effect is that you get an error 500 when trying to access the site after the update. The logs show [02-Jul-2017 07:23:40 UTC] PHP Parse error: syntax error, unexpected ‘)’, expecting T_PAAMAYIM_NEKUDOTAYIM in /path/to/yoursite/wp-content/themes/Divi/epanel/custom_functions.php on line 2082 The solution that worked for […]


Platonic Ionic – WordPress REST API working nicely with Ionic

The Belfast Ionic meetup held on the 1st of June at farset Labs was a two part event with Rob of  Tepee (@Rabamus) giving a deeper dive into the native device integration in Ionic first and secondly Conor Woods (@productiveprog) revisiting a topic  of WordPress Rest API and Ionic integration. Rob showed how the accelerometer […]