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Freshleaf in the finals of the Dorset Business Awards

Freshleaf in the finals of the Dorset Business Awards

We’re delighted, honoured and a little surprised to have been chosen as one of the finalists for the forthcoming Dorset Business Awards. The prestigious awards showcase leading companies in Dorset...

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Dummies and bandages – First Aid training

Dummies and bandages – First Aid training

If you’re anything like me, and did First Aid in the cubs or brownies, you’ll no doubt have fuzzy memories of the creepy Resusci Annie doll, and terrible attempts at putting people in slings – and...

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Heartbleed – what you need to know

Heartbleed – what you need to know

So, anyone with their eyes on the tech blogs or the national news will no doubt be aware of a significant security vulnerability in OpenSSL which is being referred to as one of the biggest...

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Freshleaf training – business ethics

Freshleaf training – business ethics

Here at Freshleaf two of the things we’re proud of are our commitment to training, and our business ethics. So recently, when we had a training slot scheduled, we decided to combine the two...

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A thoroughly festive outing

A thoroughly festive outing

Well, the festive season really is upon us (complete with rain and gale force winds!) – and what better way to celebrate, than with a fantastic five star three course lunch? We’ve been to some...

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A day at the farm

A day at the farm

It might not be where you’d expect to find web developers, but High Mead Farm was our destination last week for a spot of volunteering. High Mead is an amazing place  – a working farm community...

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Git Workflow, Deployment and Hooks

Git Deployment We use a simple post-receive git hook to make a production ready repository that we can push to from our local machines. We’ve also setup SSH keys on the servers we deploy to so...

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We’re recruiting – calling PHP developers in Dorset!

Join the team  – we’re on the hunt for an experienced PHP developer to help shape our dev team. We’re looking for an in-depth knowledge of PHP, MySQL etc, along with  experience with MVC...

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Ubuntu server 12 stuck at the grub boot menu waiting for key press

Ubuntu server 12 stuck at the grub boot menu waiting for key press

Our local headless VirtualBox server (Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS) fails to boot some mornings, waiting for a key-press. It appears that grub is configured, out of the box, to halt, if there are prior boot...

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Undo-ing ‘git reset hard’

Chances are, you’re here because like me, you ran git reset --hard HEAD on your last hour or two’s worth of work. If you’re lucky then hopefully you ran git add . or added your files to the...

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