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
Lessons learned writing an event oriented framework.
When it comes to products, the little things are what make something stand above the rest.
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)
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 Did It! I've recently made the full switch to Windows 10 as my primary linux development environment. This is a neat little post about the pros and cons, how I have it set up, and the things I've learned. What a normal day is like My day starts by usually with some vague order … Continue reading Windows is the Development Environment
I searched for myself on Github ... here's the link You can see all my contributions, things I've claimed copyright to, and then around page 15 you start seeing what looks like real customer data dumps and other interesting things. If you search for mailgun_password you can get a free account to spam people with … Continue reading We’re a Little Too Open Source — Public Service Announcement