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Windows 95 as an Electron App

Windows 95 as an Electron App

An operating system that was released 25 years ago and required an entire computer to run can now instead be run in a browser window with an interpreted language.

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Coping with Long Meetings at Work

Coping with Long Meetings at Work

Meetings have always been the worst part about any job for me. They make me anxious and stress me out so I have developed strategies for coping with them.

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Retro Software: BeOS

Retro Software: BeOS

In the early-1990s, a lesser-known operating system was born named BeOS. It was an operating system that was ahead of its time, but was never able to gather much support.

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Developer’s Notebook

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

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

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

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

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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Emulating Mac OS 9 on macOS 10.15

Emulating Mac OS 9 on macOS 10.15

Several years ago, I bought an old, colorful iMac G3 running Mac OS 9. It runs my old software wonderfully, but an emulated version of Mac OS 9 on my modern MacBook Pro is just so much more convenient.

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A Small Script for Responsiveness

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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Batch Convert 4-Space Indentations to 2-Space

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

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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