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In my post on Progressive Web Apps, I opened by saying that I had always wanted to get into Android development but hadn’t “taken the time to learn Java and get to it”. So, I decided enough is enough and I want to pursue my goals. I recently read through Donn Felker’s 5-day newsletter on how […]

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Say Time for Chrome

tl;dr – Say Time for Chrome in the Chrome Web Store One of the features of macOS that I really appreciate is the ability to have the Mac announce the hour. I find it incredibly helpful to stay on schedule and keep track of time. Unfortunately, on Windows and Linux, this isn’t as simple to […]

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Progressive Web Apps

For the longest time, I’ve wanted to get into Android development. While I haven’t yet taken the time to learn Java and get to it, I have been looking into progressive web apps. They’re actually rather exciting. Essentially, they seek to make web apps feel like native apps, to improve the user experience and increase […]

Vim: The Editor

Vim and Vundle

For the longest time, I have neglected to put my vim configuration under some sort of version control. I suppose it’s not been a top priority for me to maintain the configuration that I’ve taken so much care to set up until now. Since I started using vim about a year ago, I’ve really only […]

Recent Downtime

A week ago I had a bit of downtime, because I decided to switch hosts. Previously, I was using DigitalOcean, with a droplet running Ubuntu 14.04. I paid $10 a month for a 30GB SSD, 1 CPU core, and 1GB of RAM. This used to be alright for me, because I was just running this website, which […]

Geeko in the Terminal!

In this mini-tutorial, I’m going to show you how to customize the prompt to have a colorful Geeko greet you each time you open up the terminal. For someone who spends the majority of their day in the terminal like myself, it’s fun to customize it. I personally use zsh as my shell, but I’ve also […]

Deciding on a Linux Distro

Before I begin my examination of various distros, I’d like to retrace my steps and discuss some of my past experiences with the few distros that I’ve tried. When I first got into Linux and started using it, I went with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. All of my Google searches pointed to it being the most […]

Fresh Starts

I have a tendency to play around with my system, which has been both very good and very bad for me. On one hand, I have learned so much from tinkering and inspecting files and breaking things, that I probably would not have otherwise learned. On the other hand, I do occasionally break the system […]

I Just Can’t Stay Away From Linux

Just over a year ago, I downloaded and installed Linux onto my computer for the first time. I wanted to learn to program and I had read that programming on Windows was pretty tough, particularly for newbies, and that Linux would be much easier to get going with, especially considering I didn’t have the money […]