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Flexible Maintenance Mode via nginx Proxy

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There is a common pattern I’ve seen, in guides about Ruby on Rails deployment via Capistrano, to setup a maintenance pages or a maintenance mode. The guides ...

One Year Later

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Coming up at the end of April, it will have been one year since I relaunched my website and blog. I’m going to take this opportunity to reflect on this past ...

Podcast Listening Update - Spring 2016

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Less than a year ago I posted my podcast listening playlist for the spring of 2015. Since then I’ve kept up with many of those podcasts, and I gave you an up...

Using Jenkins for More than Testing

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Testing. I love it. It is crucial to good software development. Running those tests continually and providing quick feedback to developers is important. At w...

Let’s Encrypt Your Docker

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What is Let’s Encrypt? A new Certificate Authority that is free, automated, and open. Check out the Let’s Encrypt website for more information.

Hey Android, I’m Back

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Hey there Android, I’m back My iPhone 5S was on it’s last leg (battery fatigue issues, and a home button that stopped working a several months ago), and this...

Sorry Chef

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Metaphoric link-bait subtitle: Hey there Chef, I still like to cook, but Docker is a microwave, and Heroku is a dinner buffet.

Podcast Listening Update - Fall 2015

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There have been some changes in my Overcast App! Here are the latest updates to my playlist as well as this summer’s best episodes.