Scott Watermasysk Husband, Father, Bootstrapper, Developer, Builder, Shipper.

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Worrying about things like logos is something new founders often waste way too much time on.

This service gets you a decent logo in a minute or two for free and then lets you get back to focusing on what is important (in the short run).

Managing My Menu Bar

My menu bar would be 100% out of control without the excellent (and free) app Dozer.

πŸ˜€ Emoji Prompt

In my shell prompt, I typically keep things very simple. Just the current folder I am in and the git branch.

OWASP Cheat Sheet Series

These cheat sheets were created by various application security professionals who have expertise in specific topics.

What's My DNS?

This is a nice (free) app that will query your DNS from around the world. Really helpful to see if/when/where you might be failing.

Eq & Eql with RSpec

I have used RSpec almost daily for 8+ years and just learned there is an eq and eql.

VSCode Settings Sync

Not as easy as just backing up your dotfiles with Vim, but still nice to be able to reload everything with a click or two.

Project Benatar

This looks really interesting. Making it easier to publish content to a site like and still "owning" your content elsewhere would be great.

CSS Grid Layouts

Lots of great examples for getting a jump start on a modern grid layout.

Self-Host Your Static Assets

Excellent write up. Access to a CDN used to be complex and come at a high cost. It is now easily available and often free/very cheap.