Go · Golang · sql

Go SQL error “converting NULL to string is unsupported”

Go is a strongly typed programming language, and many SQL databases can also support unknown values. These values can lead to complications in Go when it encounters unexpected results such as NULL (unknown) for an empty string.

Docker · MySQL · Server · WordPress

Customise WordPress on Docker

In this guide, let's go through the process of installing and configuring WordPress on a Docker container using docker-compose. The primary goals are to install a bare-bones install with the ability to customise wp-config.php, php.ini and my.cnf. There is an expectation that you are familiar with Docker, WordPress, PHP and MySQL configuration files. Install WordPress… Continue reading Customise WordPress on Docker

nginx · Server

Fix ERR_SPDY_PROTOCOL_ERROR nginx error on Chrome

There is a nefarious error on nginx that in rare cases can throw an ERR_SPDY_PROTOCOL_ERROR for the users of Chrome. TLDR: Check your nginx add_headers directives for invalid characters within any HTTP2 server configurations. I call this out as attempting to troubleshoot it online can lead you down a rabbit hole of old and misinformation.… Continue reading Fix ERR_SPDY_PROTOCOL_ERROR nginx error on Chrome