All Blog Posts

The Monster in the Basement:
, 13 min read
Why you should avoid ORMs:
, 1 min read
Essential Firefox Tweaks:
, 3 min read
JavaScript Object Type Coercion:
, 1 min read
Recent Concerns about Node.js Security:
, 1 min read
Node.js and Lambda Three Part Series:
, 1 min read
Cobalt Dungeon Dev 01: Creating a New Room:
, 1 min read
Cobalt Dungeon for iOS is now available:
, 1 min read
Support me on Patreon:
, 1 min read
Twitter Plays Zork: @DemocraticZork:
, 1 min read
Go v1.9.1 vs Node v8.9.0 Microbenchmark:
, 2 min read
What have I been up to? Late 2017 Edition:
, 1 min read
Is it time to replace REST with RPC?:
, 8 min read
Random Meetup Attendee Bookmarklet:
, 1 min read
2017: A Central Europe Odyssey:
, 26 min read
Redis and Node Part 4/4: Lua Scripting:
, 5 min read
Redis and Node Part 2/4: Shared State:
, 5 min read
Redis and Node Part 1/4: The Basics:
, 7 min read
Digital Nomad: Inventory Advice:
, 7 min read
HTTP API Design Part 4: API Standards:
, 6 min read
HTTP API Design Part 3: Bodies:
, 4 min read
HTTP API Design Part 2: Responses:
, 4 min read
HTTP API Design Part 1: Requests:
, 8 min read
Advanced Microservices:
, 2 min read
Linux Mint Disable "Recently Used":
, 1 min read
A Holistic Approach to Microservices:
, 1 min read
Linux-Compatible USB-C to HDMI Adapter:
, 2 min read
My Trip to Japan:
, 18 min read
Enabling Yubikey U2F support in Linux:
, 1 min read
Installing Linux Mint on an XPS13 (9350):
, 3 min read
The only bad thing about ES7 async/await:
, 2 min read
Upgrading to the XPS 13 (9350):
, 2 min read
Strategic Game of Life: Mobile Edition:
, 3 min read
Upgrading Linode II: Xen to KVM:
, 1 min read
The long road to Async/Await in JavaScript:
, 7 min read
Tips for Building Mobile Games in HTML5:
, 13 min read
Upgrading Linode:
, 2 min read
Arpad: An ELO Ranking System for Node.js:
, 1 min read
What have I been up to? Early 2014 Edition:
, 3 min read
Principles of good RESTful API Design:
, 16 min read
Only Push/Pull Current GIT Branch:
, 1 min read
Remove OpenDNS from Linux Mint:
, 1 min read
Border Patrol Saga:
, 5 min read
Cheating at Cookie Clicker:
, 1 min read
Installing Redis on Debian as a Service:
, 2 min read
Fixing Homebrew:
, 1 min read
SSH into a machine with a dynamic IP:
, 1 min read
WordPress GET Variables with lighttpd:
, 3 min read
The JavaScript Event Loop [Presentation]:
, 10 min read
Lansing Startup Weekend:
, 2 min read
Enable PHP Mail on OS X Mountain Lion:
, 2 min read
What WordPress 4.x Could Be:
, 6 min read
I turned on a light:
, 2 min read
Wacom Bamboo Splash Review:
, 4 min read
A Better Debian SSH Login Message:
, 2 min read
Transitioning from MediaTemple to Linode:
, 2 min read
Install Node.js on Debian 6:
, 1 min read
Visual Git History Log in Terminal Window:
, 1 min read
Using authbind with Node.js:
, 1 min read
Fun Timing Game in Canvas:
, 1 min read
Drop Root Privileges in Node.js:
, 2 min read
The Upcoming Parallel Digital Universe:
, 3 min read
Adolescent Googlers Corporate Blues:
, 1 min read
All Hands Active Board Member:
, 1 min read
GitHub Connection Timed Out:
, 1 min read
CouchDB and PHP Web Development:
, 7 min read
Node.js Convert JSON to XML, Pluralize:
, 2 min read
Fixing ApacheBench on OS X Lion:
, 2 min read
Review of OpenShift Node.js Support:
, 4 min read
Raspberry Pi with Tons of Hardware:
, 2 min read
Cobalt Calibur 3 Open Source:
, 1 min read
My First Arduino Project:
, 1 min read
Code School Review:
, 6 min read
Series or Parallel Power-Source Switch:
, 1 min read
Extended Pigpen Cipher to Include Numbers:
, 1 min read
Auto Mount External Drives in Debian:
, 1 min read
Per-User Password Hashing Algorithms:
, 2 min read
Recursively Delete Files by Extension:
, 1 min read
Recursively convert OGGs to MP3s:
, 1 min read
Node.js GPS Module:
, 1 min read
A Primer on Web Caching:
, 6 min read
The Future of Augmented Reality:
, 4 min read
PHP + Apache Stack vs Node.js:
, 8 min read
OS X Wireless Control from the CLI:
, 1 min read
SSHing into Arch Linux Raspberry Pi:
, 1 min read
Updating Pacman on the Raspberry Pi:
, 2 min read
Linux CLI apps should have a --json flag:
, 5 min read
Gracefully Kill Node.js App from Ctrl+C:
, 1 min read
Determine Wireless Encryption Type:
, 1 min read
Express.js Pass-Through Directory:
, 1 min read
Bad Mount Point Input/Output Error:
, 1 min read
MacBook Pro with SSD and Hard Drive:
, 1 min read
Git SSL Errors:
, 1 min read
NPM SSL Errors:
, 3 min read
Settling In to a New Mac:
, 1 min read
Female Voice using eSpeak:
, 1 min read
Know your Wireless Cards!:
, 1 min read
Suppressing SSH MOTD Messages:
, 1 min read
Re-Map Caps Lock key to Esc in OS X:
, 2 min read
Why Android should switch to Go:
, 3 min read
NERF Gun Laser Instructions:
, 1 min read
Node.js Robotics Software Suite:
, 2 min read
M-Audio Studiophile AV 40 Review:
, 3 min read
RedBubble Poor Product Quality:
, 2 min read
Creating Self Executable PHP Scripts:
, 2 min read
Open Sourcing Facebook App, Squirrelify:
, 1 min read
Open Sourcing EVE Crawler:
, 2 min read
Cobalt Calibur: Roadmap:
, 2 min read
Pitfalls when Renaming your GitHub Account:
, 3 min read
Using .htaccess to Prevent www Subdomain:
, 1 min read
Global gitignore vs repository gitignore:
, 2 min read
Modded Laser NERF Gun:
, 1 min read
Building a Really Simple Node.js Module:
, 1 min read
Linux Force Dismount:
, 1 min read
Hiding Files and Folders in OS X Finder:
, 1 min read
Open Source AJAX Game Engine:
, 1 min read
The Shark Fin Conjecture:
, 1 min read
Why the MPAA and RIAA will soon be gone:
, 4 min read
Xpath Expressions Explained:
, 2 min read
Tech Startup Entrepreneur Books:
, 3 min read
Tumblr-like Template Syntax PHP Library:
, 2 min read
Really simple SSH proxy (SOCKS5):
, 3 min read
Using Swipes in MacVIM in OS X:
, 1 min read
Building Custom OS X Dashboard Widgets:
, 5 min read
How to login via SSH Without a Password:
, 2 min read
Delay command execution in X-Chat:
, 1 min read
Apache2 Outperforming lighttpd 1.5:
, 5 min read
Installing lighttpd on Ubuntu 10.04:
, 2 min read
Time Differences between PHP and MySQL:
, 1 min read
Read GET URL variables using JavaScript:
, 1 min read
PHP cURL cookies not saving on Windows:
, 2 min read
Convert ASCII to UTF-8 using VBA:
, 1 min read
Web Spidering with PHP:
, 4 min read
FL Studio Piano Roll Tutorial:
, 2 min read
FL Studio Automations:
, 3 min read
FL Studio Interface Overview:
, 2 min read
Preloading CSS Hover Images:
, 1 min read
Simple AJAX:
, 2 min read
CSS Image Button Rollovers:
, 3 min read
Database Administration using phpMyAdmin:
, 5 min read
Free Notepad++ Web Developers Theme:
, 1 min read
Change PHP Timezones:
, 7 min read
Changing MySQL Default Character Sets:
, 1 min read
MySQL Fulltext Search Ignored Words:
, 3 min read
Data Hiding in a Word Document:
, 2 min read
Search Engine Friendly Exit Counter:
, 2 min read