Category Tech

This category touches on all things related to Technology. Hardware with gadget reviews, and software with app reviews and development techniques.

Regarding the later, I’m an advocate of trying new things and learning them on a building blocks level, meaning how they work from the ground up. Technology, both my work and passion, changes quickly so it’s important to stay current and leverage what works, while understanding what doesn’t.

Git for Dotfile Configs

I recently transitions from a 2015 15″ Macbook pro to a shinny new M1 macbook air. In the process of setting it up, I noticed a ton of dotfile configs. This is from my home directory alone: Half of them…

2021 New Mac Setup

So, i’ve finally made the move to an M1 based mac. I’ve had a ton of Macs but always found myself returning to the 15″ 2015 macbook pro. It has a great keyboard, 16GB of ram, lots of ports, i7…

Using H5BP to Generate the Framework for a Basic Website

Target Reader: Someone who knows Git basics and wants to generate a bare-bones, current-standards compliant, website with a typical npm/package-based directory layout. Related to another guide I’m writing, hosting your website on Amazon, readers need to have a website ready,…

Use CDK to setup AWS for Static Website Hosting

This is a continuation from the last post where I used the console to provision and setup the resources needed to host a static website on AWS, complete with SSL certs, CDN resources, code versioning and updates via a simple…