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Installing UxPlay on Arch Linux

01 February 2022

2 minutes

I got my iPad Air 4 a few months ago and have been wanting to test the AirPlay functionality on it. However, as I am on Manjaro Linux - a…

The Javascript Ecosystem Can Be Frustrating to Work With

21 December 2021

4 minutes

I have been working with Electron for the past two months or so — building Apollo (open-source RSS aggregator). And working with Electron…

Open-source Deep Dive: Broadway (Part 2) - Inner workings of Broadway

12 April 2021

16 minutes

This open-source deep dive has been split into two parts! The first part covers the prerequisite knowledge that would be good to know when…

Open-source Deep Dive: Broadway (Part 1) - Message queues, concurrency in Elixir, and Broadway architecture

12 April 2021

11 minutes

This open-source deep dive has been split into two parts! The first part covers the prerequisite knowledge that would be good to know when…

The Bookmark Apocalypse

10 February 2021

2 minutes

An epiphany I have come to realize that I am a bookmark hoarder. I tag and chuck every article that interests me into a Trello board and…

Open-source Deep Dive: Hound

17 January 2021

16 minutes

What is Hound? For browser automation and writing integration tests in Elixir Let's inspect this definition a little closer... What is…

Elixir has opened my eyes...

29 December 2020

5 minutes

Functional programming (FP) is a mythical beast to the fledging developer. It can seem daunting to approach the idea of designing systems…

Discovering Chrome accounts

22 July 2020

1 minute

I am writing a really short blog post to share about my most recent discovery - Chrome user accounts! I never really experimented with them…

The yellow brick road of life

15 July 2020

4 minutes

I have the tendency to worry about the future... a lot. Sometimes, I stagnate for a period of time worrying about whether my decisions would…

A great arrival!

13 June 2020

1 minute

It has arrived! (Cue the "Circle of Life") My monitor has arrived! In all of its 23.8 inch glory! I am so excited because this will be the…