I was driving most of the night last night. It was a random Sunday night, so there wasn't much traffic at all. There were several hours on the interstate where I didn't see a single car. It was eerie and pleasant all at the same time. I had a lot of time to think and … Continue reading Software Survival: Building an Autopilot
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 … Continue reading Retelling: The Awesome Curve
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 … Continue reading Nothing But Fiction
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 … Continue reading The Second Coolest Thing: A New API for you (v1)
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 … Continue reading How to D.I.S.A.R.M.
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 … Continue reading Welcome Back, WordPress
If you've worked with me in the past, you know I'm obsessed with Event Sourcing as a software pattern. For those of you who don't know about Event Sourcing, here's my take on it (which is slightly different from the rest of the world...): The source of truth are the events, nothing else. State is … Continue reading Event Sourcing