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.
New Album and Website: Spectre
I am happy to announce that my newest band, Spectre, has released its first album named “Polarity.”
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.
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.
New Band and Website: Future Sequence
A couple of months ago, I joined a band called Future Sequence on the bass.
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.
Using Redis Sentinel with Docker Compose
This article describes how to create a failover solution using Redis Sentinel and Docker Compose.
Working with Linux in Windows: Linux Server in VirtualBox
I have written before about having to work in Windows 7 with Docker which only runs natively on Linux, macOS or Windows 10.
Debugging Node.js in a Docker Container with WebStorm
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.
Why Ad and Tracking Blockers Are Necessary
Ad and tracking blockers have been around for several years, but ever since Apple introduced the ability to install them on iOS devices with the introduction of iOS 9, they have made the mainstream news.
Resize an NSImage Proportionately in Swift
For the past couple of days, I’ve been working on a small project for OS X written in Swift where it was necessary to import an image and scale it down proportionately based on a given width and height.
Node.js: Fixing a memory leak in Express MemoryStore
When using a combination of Express and krakenjs in your Node.js application, there is a feature enabled by default which automatically leads to a nasty memory leak.
ScratchPad 1.4.1 Released
Today I’m happy to announce the first new release of ScratchPad in four years.