Scott Watermasysk Husband, Father, Bootstrapper, Developer, Builder, Shipper.
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Heard about this on today: Fish shell-like syntax highlighting for Zsh. It is a great way to see errors before you hit enter.

This package provides syntax highlighting for the shell zsh. It enables highlighting of commands whilst they are typed at a zsh prompt into an interactive terminal. This helps in reviewing commands before running them, particularly in catching syntax errors.


# - Oct 10, 2019

iOS 13 πŸ‘Œ

For all the early rumblings and concerns, I have found this update to be quite nice.

Favorite updates:

  1. Privacy notifications

  2. Improved sharing/actions

  3. Blocking all calls not in my contact list

  4. Shortcuts - I am still figuring out ways to use them

# - Oct 03, 2019

Wins & Losses

β€œDon’t let a win get to your head or a loss to your heart”

- via Chuck D

# - Oct 01, 2019 to Blog

Big hat tip to @subdigital for pointing out the iOS Shortcuts app will let you make an HTTP Post. More simple blogging to follow.

# - Sep 24, 2019

ASP.Net Server Controls and React

I was looking through this rather nice set of React components and I could not help but be reminded a bit of ASP.Net server controls.

I might make a component that renders a random long string as a hidden input field and label it control state.


# - Sep 09, 2019

Rails Global Ids

A Global ID is an app wide URI that uniquely identifies a model instance

I was looking over some ActiveJob docs and came across Global Ids. Not exactly sure how/what I would use it for, but looks interesting.


# - Sep 03, 2019

Everyday You Wait...

Every once in a while there is a quote that I cannot get out of my head.

This week it is:

β€œeveryday you wait is another day wasted”

- @dirtyheads

# - Aug 30, 2019


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).

Also, it ships with images you can easily add to your social media accounts.

It is not a replacement for a quality designer. You will still need to go through that step in the future.


# - Aug 20, 2019

Managing My Menu Bar

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

Dozer allows you to quickly toggle your menu bar icons away. You can also optionally drag the ones you use all the time outside of it.


# - Aug 16, 2019
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