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What do I listen to while programming?

Music is, of course, a slightly touchy and very subjective topic. Especially when discussing what to listen to while doing various tasks. Though for me personally, I have clear-cut answers to what… Continue

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Let's talk about my first day with Gatsby

It all started with a single tweet... Gatsby had been on my radar for a long time, to say the least. I had first checked it out when it was still what seemed to be a side project for Kyle Mathews . I… Continue

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My first Gatsby plugin: gatsby-remark-embed-soundcloud

I recently dove deep into the world of GatsbyJS and have been absolutely loving every minute of it (post about that coming soon). But one of the first things I wanted to do in order to really get a… Continue

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Why comma-dangle is important in your open source projects

Let’s talk about comma-dangle . More specifically, let’s talk about why you need to be using this eslint rule in your open source projects. Actually, scratch that. This is something that’s best… Continue

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Should you use gitmoji in your commit messages?

tl;dr not yet. 📝 Semantic Commits v2.0 I love emoji . If you follow me on any social sites, you’re well aware of that fact. I love it so much, I even base my application choices on how well they… Continue

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75% less mouse, 100% more productive —a vim story

What if I told you I had a secret weapon that could make you a faster programmer… would you believe me? What if I told you that part of the secret to becoming a faster programmer is removing one of… Continue

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Monitoring BitTorrent Sync with Monit on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Over the past few days, I've been doing tons of DevOps work. Lots of setting up server monitoring, security, and automation. Most recently I wanted to give monit a try, as I've heard some good things… Continue

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A Complete Guide to Creating Your Own Private Dropbox-like Server

The problem: Your data isn’t safe in the cloud On a daily basis, many people are constantly backing up files on their personal Dropbox drive. While there’s really nothing wrong with this, what would… Continue