December 27, 2018 4:02 PM
The nice folk at Fastmail have published their status webpage application "
towncrier" as foss on github. See it running in on their actual status page (link fixed).
It is written in Perl, using Dancer, uses Template Toolkit, and has a REST api interface. It uses SQLite for storage, so for better or worse its quick to install and get running.
Unfortunately the documentation is close to non-existent, though the README file describes how to get it running via carton. The application …
December 24, 2018 2:47 PM
nopaste utility from the venerable ETHER is a terrific addition to your standard deployment. Installation is trivial with:
This simple utility makes it trivial to send text data to your pastebin-like service of choice. The core distribution includes a half dozen services, and divers others have been published by other authors
on the CPAN. Chances are your favorite is already supported - …
December 22, 2018 8:17 PM
This is the first year that I can recall during which I have not been at $work. I like the easy commuting, empty car parks, long lunches etc. then taking leave when everyone comes back.
Since you won't be releasing (will you), it's a great time to work on some "we really should" projects.
Enhancements to monitoring are great candidates. There is always something else that can be graphed or alerted upon.
I stumbled upon this arti…
December 4, 2018 4:37 PM
Thanks TONYC for authoring and releasing
All three major browsers now support
WebP in a backwards compatible way, so with a few small changes to our Imager scripts our webpages can load faster and bandwidth be used more efficiently. Huzah!