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AMP Advisory Committee

AMP Advisory Committee

While in London for the first face-to-face meeting of the AMP AC I got to meet some great people. We covered many topics, and I believe, we made excellent progress. The minutes will be added to the Github repository once they’re finalized. Among the two on the AMP AC, we […]

Learning Go

Learning Go

I’ve recently started learning the Go programming language, or Golang as some call it. The fact it isn’t like other languages and doesn’t try to be is the primary reason I was interested in learning more about it. Another reason was all of the standard libraries, like HTTP, encryption, and […]

Amateur Radio License – Technician Class

Amateur Radio License – Technician Class

Yesterday I took the exam to my Technician License so I can operate a HAM Radio. The license gives access to all Amateur Radio frequencies above 30 megahertz, allowing these licensees the ability to communicate locally and most often within North America. ARRL There are a lot of really neat […]

URL Shortener built with Cloudflare Workers KV

URL Shortener built with Cloudflare Workers KV

Cloudflare introduced a new service called Workers that I used to build a URL Shortener. Other cloud companies have something similar. Google has Cloud Functions and Amazon has Lambda. Since this “serverless” thing is starting to catch on I decided to build something as a way to learn more about […]

Building a JavaScript Framework

Building a JavaScript Framework

Building something complicated is always easier when you start small. The same goes with developing a JavaScript Framework, and anything else. First, make a list of features you want. So, let’s do that now. Create HTML Elements Add attributes to the element Add event listeners to the element Add children […]

AMP Contributor Summit Day One

AMP Contributor Summit Day One

My journey to the AMP Contributor Summit began at 5:45 am, Monday, September 24th, 2018. My flight was at 7:33 am, so I got to the airport early, checked my luggage, made it through TSA, and then on the plane. I put my backpack under the seat in front of […]

AMPbin v2.0(18) for AMP HTML

AMPbin v2.0(18) for AMP HTML

TL;DR visit the new AMPbin website at https://ampb.in/  Last year I posted about AMPbin v1.0.0 (link), and I’m posting about it again this year! It had been a while since I checked on the website, but when I did, it wasn’t working very well. That gave me the opportunity to rewrite […]

3 Things You Should Know About The Apache HTTP htaccess file – 2018

3 Things You Should Know About The Apache HTTP htaccess file – 2018

I have been using the Apache HTTP Server since early 2000’s, and it only continues to get better. While most people don’t need to know how to set it up from scratch and configure it, you should know how to use the htaccess file. If you create a file named […]

How to secure your PHP Web App with a simple Firewall

How to secure your PHP Web App with a simple Firewall

I was trying to find a simple way to secure my PHP Web App when I realized how difficult it could be. Securing it the easy way cost more money than I’m willing to spend, so I decided to build my own solution. What are your options? Compiling nginx with […]

Reflection tips for 2018

Reflection tips for 2018

Each new year gives us an opportunity for reflection on the previous. Our accomplishments, failures, and life overall. We often find ourselves making lists of items on which we can improve. How do we determine what is best for us to improve? I would often find myself making plans to […]