OGP Blog

Welcome to the OG Programmer Blog! I talk about tech, the web, and business development. If you wanna see some of my off topic posts, check out my personal site at copelander.com

How to remove bad links from other websites.

Backlinking is important to ranking well on search engines. Quality of the referring site is very detrimental to the "weight" of the link back to your site or page. There are however bad SEO practices out there where people blanket post their site all...

The Many Benefits of Jenkins

I recently read an article about someone bashing Jenkins. I'll refrain from backlinking the article cause it isn't worth your time to read. The article read as if a team member (not a lead) was complaining about Jenkins and the process/pipeline that was...

Online Charting for Infrastructure Diagrams

If you are looking for a good tool to create charts & diagrams for anything pretty much. Lucid Charts is an amazing freemium tool that allows you to make charts for AWS infrastructure, workflow diagrams, and much more. You can use up to 100 elements...

How to get connected with the PHP community

Get Involved with the PHP Community! One of the biggest things I hear from developers is how to get their name out there and keeps tabs on whats happening in the PHP space. The best advice I can give is to get on twitter and start following the key people that...

I got a Tesla Model 3 Beta Car!

Proud owner of a Tesla Model 3 Beta Car! I mean check it out guys, took some pictures cause I knew no-one would believe me. I got the plug! Since I'm an Elon Musk fan and proponent of self driving cars, (cause you all suck at driving and computers are better at it...

Convert MP4 to WEBM on Mac OSX Sierra

Recently I've been making more HTML5 Video websites and to cover all browsers you have to have not only an mp4 version of the video but you also have to have a webm version. Suprisingly it is hard to really find something clean out there to convert an mp4 to a webm...