West Virginia COVID-19

I made a map of WV illustrating infection count by county. I’ll try to update it every day and add some more features. This is a scary time we live in and I keep going back to the raw data. There is …

Working From Home

I’ve been working from home for over two weeks now and this is what I’ve learned from the experience. Keep a routine Before this craziness I would get Starbucks on the way to the office. Now I make a …

SSH Keys

SSH keys are really neat! The DigitalOcean article on How To Set Up SSH Keys does an excellent job on explaining what SSH keys are and how to create them. In short, SSH keys are much more secure than …

Cloudflare Workers

I’m not sure who coined the term serverless. Servers are still involved, but you don’t have to worry about managing them. You write some basic functions, and then deploy those to the cloud. The cloud …

Kubernetes

As I learn about Kubernetes I decided to write a series of blog posts. When learning any new technology it is important to understand the vocabulary so you can properly understand the documentation. …

Fastly Cache

The Fastly cache is fast. I love the fact they use Varnish, because I like to use Varnish for some of my own projects. Fastly may charge a bit more for bandwidth than other CDNs, but it is worth it. …

Why a Static Website?

I keep moving this site all over the internet. It has been hosted with InMotion, DigitalOcean, Cloudflare, Firebase, and now AWS S3 and Google Cloud Storage. I once developed a CMS (Content Management …

Fastly CDN

This is the first post in a series of posts about my transition Fastly. I used Cloudflare Worker Sites for almost two weeks. I’ve now switched to Fastly CDN. Cloudflare offers some great services for …

Cloudflare Worker Sites

I’ve switched my site to Cloudflare Worker Sites. I was using AWS S3 and Google Cloud Storage to store my static site files, but now that Cloudflare offers static sites, might as well use theirs.

New site built with Hugo

I recently moved this site from shared hosting to being hosted on an Ubuntu server at home. Next, I installed a plugin that produces a static version of your Wordpress site and uploaded that to …