With Gatsby, I like the idea of using a React router to make transitioning from page to page as seamless (fast) as possible. However, I could not convince myself overhead, and the complexity of Gatsby was not worth the effort. In the end, I decided to use Eleventy.
There are quite a few I was completely unaware of. Ruby still surprises me every day.
The best $7.50 I spent all year was on BetterTouchTool.
I had always assumed it was just for the touch bar/pad, but you can do so much more with.
I highly recommend it (much more user-friendly than Karabiner).
A quick way to see if a domain is available at multiple locations and some performance data as well.
I especially like the time to first-byte metric.
I have tested and compared Gateron Red & Brown vs Cherry Mx Red & Brown on multiple boards and my switch tester. In every case, the Cherry's were far superior in feel.
I spent a couple of weeks using the ErgoDox EZ but decided it was not for me.
I have no clue what it takes to implement QMK on a keyboard. However, after using it on two different keyboards, I find it hard to fathom buying a keyboard that does not have any support for it.
I recently rebuilt my site Eleventy.
I have been working on migrating my blog over to Eleventy (hence the lack of posts recently).
A CLI tool to run multiple npm-scripts in parallel or sequential.
Heard about this on Syntax.fm today: Fish shell-like syntax highlighting for Zsh. It is a great way to see errors before you hit enter.
This is a massive list of open source apps for OS X (heavy dev focus).
I switched my main programming font last week from Fira Code 2 to Dank Mono.
For all the early rumblings and concerns, I have found this update to be quite nice.
“Don't let a win get to your head or a loss to your heart”
I am thinking of using Fauna for my next small side project and began experimenting with it last night. I wanted to return two fields from a document, but I could not get the syntax correct.
Big hat tip to @subdigital for pointing out the iOS Shortcuts app will let you make an HTTP Post. More simple blogging to follow.
This is kind of like MDX in Gatsby/React. Really useful for managing content in your rails apps.
This is a really easy way to consistently implement and set meta tags in your rails apps (title, meta, noindex, open graph, etc).
Here is a quick overview of adding a Google font to your Tailwind CSS powered site without allowing Google direct access to your site.
I noticed today that VCR was reporting a request I was not expecting.
I have been using this on @howIVSCode over my normal goto, Draper.