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
I've spent most of the last week trying to sell an old PS4 on Ebay. So far, I've had two people attempt to scam me. This is the story ... if you go to sell something on Ebay and this sounds familiar, take heed. The listing Listing the item on Ebay was straight forward. Unremarkable … Continue reading Selling on Ebay