A spin on Not Invented Here (NIH) syndrome because in 2015 no one apparently suffers from NIH
Several months ago, prompted by an advertisement on the StackOverflow website, I applied for a systems role at a growing financial trading company. After many interviews I accepted a generous offer and relocated to start what I thought would be a new exciting career. I was wrong.
Now it's been a few weeks since my resignation and here I . . .
Leveraging an out-the-box Ubuntu install with Xephyr to ease tiling window manager integration issues
Time changes people, as I get older I want simpler solutions. I want things to work out the box and work the way I desire them to work. Ultimately I want to spend my time doing productive work rather than spending inordinate amounts of setup time for some small win.
Applied to my workstations this means I have no appetite for tweaking font . . .
Dump your leinengen dependencies source into a local project depref directory
I wanted a quick and easy way to browse the source of my Clojure and Clojurescript dependencies without leaving my editor, the result is small bash script to pull them into a local directory. It works well for me, but it isn't thoroughly tested and it depends on leinengen's project.clj, sorry boot users.
To note, I know vim-fireplace . . .
bash script example and thoughts on deployment variables
Whilst recently browsing StackOverflow I found an interesting question about setting up new applications with configuration of an existing heroku app, Stackoverflow: Managing config in 12-factor applications.
A potential solution is a hacky bash script to copy environment variables from an existing heroku app to another one
Set environment . . .
Walk through of Openruko an open source MIT licensed Heroku PaaS clone
*kindof, this is what happens when you push to openruko, an opensource PaaS heroku clone.
Update: This now abandonware. The code, a mix of node.js, postgresql, bash and python is available on github for reference, I may revisit this one day with a more opinionated take (and cleaner Golang code) but nothing is currently scheduled.
This blog . . .