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Wow, Gatsby is nice 04 May, 2019

I just spent the past few hours learning about gatsby, a powerful content aggregator / site generator that uses GraphQL and React. Its…

RTS and Fragmentation Threshold for my Wifi issues 03 September, 2018

My wifi was not performing well and I tried messing with many settings. The ones that finally helped were the RTS and Fragmentation…

Facebook Flux Notes 04 June, 2015

http://facebook.github.io/react/blog/2014/07/30/flux-actions-and-the-dispatcher.html"This results in software that is more maintainable…

Rails 4.0 Released 01 July, 2013

Rails version 4.0 is now official! Nothing drastic, but it represents very important improvements, including:Speed and process improvements…

Rails 4 and Ruby 2 Are Upon Us 01 March, 2013

I took some time off from Rails development to try out Golang (it rocks), but now I'm back on the tracks and am digging into Rails 4 beta…

IP packet with unknown IP version 15 seen 09 February, 2013

After deciding to simplify my linode VM, I gave my LXC setup, however so incredibly cool, the end-of-life notice. The routing was a pain…

jQuery Basic HTTP Authentication 30 January, 2013

I've finally got Basic HTTP authentication working in a manner that is relatively secure, user-friendly, and has a logout.DescriptionThis…

Between the Empire and the Rebellion 19 January, 2013

I just read Why I Program in Go by Tahir Hashmi and really enjoyed it. It traces his path through Python, PHP, Java, C++ and now to Go, and…

Amazon Glacier Tools for Debian Ubuntu Mint 06 December, 2012

I've been using Amazon's S3 (simple storage service) for a couple years and find it to be very useful. I've used it for serving static…

November Ruby Links 07 November, 2012

http://nuclearsandwich.com/blog/2011-09-08-a-look-at-ruby-case-expressions.html - Ruby Case Expressionshttp://www.artima.com/rubycs/articles…

Gitosis v. Gitolite 23 October, 2012

Gitolite is newer, and offers more granular control, but it spreads the security measures beyond SSH's regularly peer-tested capacities. Let…

Zenburn tmux 23 October, 2012

For many moons I've been using vim and tmux with the desert theme, but things just didn't seem right, especially when I would try using…

Ember.js 13 October, 2012

Ember.js is the glowing spark of an old flame: SproutCore.SproutCoreI explored SproutCore a few years back and found it impressive, but too…

Interesting Ruby Rails3 Links 01 September, 2012

There are a lot of interesting facets to Rails version 3+ that still have not come to the forefront - even though some folks are already…

Linode versus OpenVZ 13 July, 2012

I run two linodes and both run custom kernels a la pv_grub, enabling me to run openvz containers in them (I know, how cool is that…

Mint XFCE 29 June, 2012

I'm trying out Mint 13 XFCE RC, and it looks really nice, but I'm stuck on the install, getting a json decode error.I think it might it…

Mint Linux on an Acer 5742 6682 24 June, 2012

My second Lenovo g555 screen died last week. Its a bit ironic - having bought two of the same laptops (they were cheap) in an attempt to…

Open Source Video Editing Software 15 June, 2012

I've been watching a lot online video lately, espectially TED (technology, education, and design) videos - they are very good quality! I've…

LXC on Ubuntu 11.10 Looks Good 25 December, 2011

I upgraded my Lenovo g555 laptop to Ubuntu Oneric Ocelot on Friday and it was a little rocky, but now its working really well.I have setup a…

Gitolite Git encrypt Git annex and Bup 23 December, 2011

I've been working more git lately, covering at least the following items:GitoliteGit enryptGit annexBupHere are my notes on each component…

Where is usr lib gnome keyring gnome keyring pkcs11.so 23 December, 2011

I've been wrestling with Gnome Keyring during the transition to Gnome 3 on Debian, and Ubuntu 11 (all with Awesome WM).One interesting snag…

gnome keyring daemon 1907 unsupported key algorithm in certificate 1.2.840.10045.2.1 21 December, 2011

Yikes! My dsa public keys stopped working today, and I found this murky error message in /var/log/auth.log:Hmmm... apparently gnome-keyring…

Backups of OpenVZ Containers with bup 20 December, 2011

I'm planning to use bup to make backups of vzdumps. Bup is a backup utility that build on top of git's awesomeness, so in some ways, its…

Suing Mark Zuckerberg for Fun and Profit 16 December, 2011

Facebook might sue Mark Zuckerberg! OMG!Getting Sued by Facebook for Fun and ProfitHaha! This is not an April Fool joke in December…

Static Blog Publishers and Rails Blog Engines 30 November, 2011

I've been doing a lot of work with my blogs lately. Like Docunext, I have many blogs published by MovableType, which I like, but have grown…