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. It uses a technology called MemoryStore in order to store user sessions which works well in a development environment, but is problematic on a production system. Essentially, MemoryStore … more »

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ScratchPad 1.4.1 Released

Today I’m happy to announce the first new release of ScratchPad in four years. It is a very small update that gets rid of the old pre-Yosemite style buttons and replaces them with modern OS X elements (see the screenshot). It also adds support for Retina displays. This should ensure that ScratchPad continues to look … more »

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New Website Design

I’m happy to announce that my portfolio and blog have received a fresh makeover. The design is much cleaner and leaner than the last one and should load my more quickly. It is optimized for mobile devices and desktops alike and is simplified so that information is easier to find. My design philosophy when approaching … more »

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Symfony2: Giving Each Locale Its Own Domain Name

After spending hours looking around online for an answer to the problem I was having setting the locale of a multi-lingual Symfony2 application based on the domain name, I finally sat down and more or less found my own solution. As is often the case, an answer to a question on Stack Overflow got me … more »

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Xubuntu

I’ve recently been experimenting with various flavors of Linux partially out of curiosity, partially to improve my ability to use the OS, and partially because I am forced to use Windows at work and would rather use Linux in a virtual machine. The further I delve into the world of Linux, the more I realize … more »

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Spectre in the Shadows: Teaser

The first teaser video for Spectre in the Shadows is now out!

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A Song from Cellar Now on SoundCloud

One of the songs from my new album, “Cellar”, is now available to listen to in full on SoundCloud. The song is called “The Dead Tree in the Cemetery”.

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New Album “Cellar” and New Music Website

I’m pleased to announce that my new album, “Cellar”, has been released! And with it a completely new design for my music website to reflect that new album artwork. It is available on the iTunes Music Store worldwide as well as on Spotify, Amazon and a number of other shops. Here are a few of … more »

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Cellar is here!

I’m pleased to announce that my new album, “Cellar”, has been released! And with it a completely new design for the website to reflect that new album artwork.

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The Spectre is coming…

The Spectre is coming… www.spectre-in-the-shadows.com

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