Author Archives: Alex
I am excited to announce the first public release of a program I have been working on for the past year or so. It is called BookJournal and is exactly what the name says it is: a digital book journal.
While adding a linter to an old project, I wrote the following bash script to convert 4-space indentations to 2-space indentations. This example recursively looks for *.js files starting at the script’s location. Of course, it can be used for any type of file though by simply changing the extension.
For about two years I have been using Grunt to compile my SASS files into CSS for projects for work as well as for personal projects such as this website. This workflow has served me well and I still use it for most of my PHP-based projects. However, I’ve come up with an even easier and faster solution for my Node.js-based applications.
Using Redis Sentinel with Docker and Marathon is a relatively complex procedure that requires every instance of Redis to be able to communicate with all other instances.
This article describes how to create a failover solution using Redis Sentinel and Docker Compose.
I have written before about having to work in Windows 7 with Docker which only runs natively on Linux, macOS or Windows 10.
Node.js + Docker + WebStorm is not an unusual setup for Node.js developers, but there is nonetheless surprisingly little information available about how to setup debugging in WebStorm while running a Node.js application locally in a Docker image.