Sometimes life throws us a life-changing experience. It "wakes us up" from the routine that life can become. I once swore that I would never become complacent in life ... yet, here I am. Complacency is comfortable, it's easy, it's smart. It's coasting because you can, to make it to the next day. It's skipping [...]
The other day, I happened to remember that I track the seconds spent typing into my code editor, and have been since the beginning of 2016. It's nothing spectacularly special, but I wonder what I would see if I pulled the data? I put the data in excel and used a 14 day rolling average: [...]
Years ago, I read a blog post about "The Awesome Curve" ... It appears to have been lost in the sands of time that is the internet. So, let me tell you about it. I'll also diverge from the original and give my own 2¢. Products are a fickle beast. Your users will leave you [...]
I just wanted a fucking cup of coffee. My brother and I were sitting in our stolen car while the snow pounded the windshield on this quiet night in upstate New York. Who knew passport forgery could take this long? I looked at my watch, it read 2:15 AM. Shit. I looked at my brother [...]
Lessons learned writing an event oriented framework.
When it comes to products, the little things are what make something stand above the rest.
use Google Analytics, which I've talked a little bit about not too long ago. During that time period, I wanted to know if people were actually reading this blog. Well, about 76% of you will if the page shows up in under one second. If it takes longer than that, only 56% of you will.
This weekend, I had some free time to work on something I've thought about for a while... an API to build and push a configurable WordPress Docker Image. Right this moment, there are a couple new API endpoints alive on this blog: https://www.withinboredom.info/wp-json/docker/v1/file https://www.withinboredom.info/wp-json/docker/v1/build /file will give you a Dockerfile, while /build will build and push you [...]
I've been writing software a loooong time. I've seen a lot of ways to do things. Scrum, Agile, XP, Waterfall, etc. This is my own dumb way of doing things. It's one that makes more sense. I call it D.I.S.A.R.M. after all, in real life, your business is trying to disarm the competition. This is [...]
My Hugo + WordPress hybrid was starting to become difficult to maintain. I'd wanted to get a "vanilla" WordPress install up and running in Docker since I started this adventure several years ago. I had to wait for Docker technology to get a little bit more mature... I still have some serious issues, however slightly [...]