Tag: how to

  • Setting up my own Mastodon instance

    Setting up my own Mastodon instance

    I decided to set up my own Mastodon instance (❓what is Mastodon?). I was pretty happy being on the mastodon.social instance. It was my first instance that I joined back in 2016 and it was my first introduction to this terrific service. As the broader Mastodon network has grown, public instances have had to adapt […]

  • How Wes Bos built his new site

    How Wes Bos built his new site

    I’ve followed Wes Bos for a couple years now. I bought several of his courses, and look forward to when I have time to do his Beginner JavaScript — Learn JavaScript from Scratch course. He recently rebuilt his personal site using Gatsby.JS, and published both a post and a video explaining how he did it: […]

  • How hard could it be to setup a Minecraft server?

    How hard could it be to setup a Minecraft server?

    My son and his friends are getting back into Minecraft, and they’ve been playing on some random server that they have some issues with. I gave it some thought, and decided that I could set up a Minecraft server for them on a Digital Ocean. I mean, how hard could this be, right? It turns […]

  • Awesome batch print trick for macOS

    Awesome batch print trick for macOS

    I came across an old, yet awesome, batch print trick for macOS yesterday. I had a series of PDFs that I needed to print and didn’t want to have to open each file to do it.

  • Making sense of JavaScript array methods with Array Explorer

    Sarah Drasner shared her awesome Array Explorer tool on Twitter the other day. It’s design is pretty simple, and yet a powerful way to learn JavaScript arrays.

  • A reminder how to use a semicolon

    Now and then I feel like I need a refresher on how to use certain forms of punctuation. Today it was the semicolon, which I have abused on multiple occasions.

  • Using the iPad Pro for everything, in detail

    Using the iPad Pro for everything, in detail

    Ever wondered if you could use the iPad Pro for everything your trust laptop does for you? Frederico Viticci has a very detailed answer for you so get comfortable.

  • Better management

    Better management

    Having been a manager and an employee, managed as part of a team, techniques for and examples of effectively management is pretty interesting to me. I have been listening to a great podcast discussion about this and I wanted to share that.