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Developer’s Notebook

I am very happy to announce a brand new project of mine called Developer’s Notebook, a blog and news website with content for developers.

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How I Try Out a New Technology

Trying out a new technology can be a bit tricky, so a set of specs for a test app is necessary to give the tests meaning.

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Why I Use Virtual Machines for Projects

I don’t like clutter. In fact, I am very picky about what I install on my computer which is one reason I love virtual machines to experiment with new technologies.

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Boilerplate Web Apps in Node.js and TypeScript

Since I am constantly starting a new project, I got tired of always having to set up each web app from scratch. Therefore, I decided to create a couple of boilerplate apps in Node.js and TypeScript.

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The Productivity Tools I Use

In this post, I talk about which productivity tools I use for my work as a developer, my personal development projects and my personal life.

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A Small Script for Responsiveness

I recently wrote a small script using TypeScript that can be used to determine the size of the view port using the breakpoints as defined by Bootstrap.

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BookJournal 1.0.0 Released

I am happy to announce version 1.0.0 of BookJournal has been released! The program is free and available for Windows, macOS and Linux.

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Introducing BookJournal

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.

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Batch Convert 4-Space Indentations to 2-Space

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.

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Automatically Compile SASS Using Node.js and Express

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.

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Using Redis Sentinel with Docker and Marathon

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.

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Using Redis Sentinel with Docker Compose

This article describes how to create a failover solution using Redis Sentinel and Docker Compose.

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