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Using Modern Technology to Upgrade Retro Computers

The internet is rife with tutorials of people upgrading old computers with modern technology. How much sense does that make and is it reasonable?

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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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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.

Development DevOps Docker

Using Redis Sentinel with Docker Compose

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

Development DevOps Docker

Picking a Programming Language

With so many different programming languages available, it is not always easy to choose the right one for a project. In this article, we will explore some basic criteria for picking the right one.

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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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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.

Apple Featured Programs and Tools Retro Software

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.

Development Featured Node.js and TypeScript Web Development

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.

Development Featured Web Development

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.

Development Featured Linux Programs and Tools

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.

Development Featured Node.js and TypeScript Web Development

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.

Development Docker Featured Node.js and TypeScript Web Development
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