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A fortuitous concatenation of pixels

JEKYLL ON WINDOWS

Posted on January 10, 2017

Just some random notes on getting jekyll setup on a new windows box.

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GITLAB CI DEPLOYMENT

Posted on October 02, 2016

I’m currently playing around with https://gitlab.com and their CI for deploying a jekyll website.

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SOS PROJECT NOTES

Posted on August 30, 2016

Just some random notes from a project - the Simple Ordering System.

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AWS API GATEWAY MAPPING TEMPLATE WITH MAP AND LIST DATA TYPES

Posted on July 16, 2016

I am using API Gateway to provide a simple (or so I thought) API using AWS DynamoDB for a photo ordering web app. Some of the data is nested in List data type, and others in a Map data type.

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AWS WINDOWS EC2 CANT RDP

Posted on June 21, 2016

I have an existing windows t2 Micro running on AWS EC2 and wanted to play with another one so I spun it up and couldn’t rdp into it. I tried everything i could think of - allow any ip on the rdp port, turned off my local firewall, nuked the instance and started another one (2 more) and it was the same story.

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USING AWS API GATEWAY WITH DYNAMODB

Posted on June 11, 2016

I wanted to make a simple api and found this article: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/compute/using-amazon-api-gateway-as-a-proxy-for-dynamodb/ which was great but not so easy to follow along. After hours of trying to get it to work it finally did, and was really easy.

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THINGS TO USE TO CHECK YOUR WEBSITE

Posted on April 10, 2016

These are the websites I use to check my work when developing a new website or new page.

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JEKYLL WALK THRU VIDEO

Posted on April 06, 2016

I made a video showing how I use Jekyll to build our website for our lab - ProLabPrints.com. It came out a little long at 35 minutes, I was hoping for something a little more watchable around 15 minutes but that didn’t happen.

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GULP FILE FOR JEKYLL BROWSER SYNC

Posted on March 25, 2016

I’ve been using browser-sync with Gulp for auto re-loading the browser whenever I save a file. It is pretty cool!

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COMMON GIT COMMANDS FOR SOLO WORK

Posted on March 09, 2016

Just learning Git and working by yourself? So am I. Here are my notes for using Git from the command line.

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GITHUB PAGES WITH CNAME SETUP

Posted on March 07, 2016

Yesterday I setup my first GH pages project website as a sub domain for my business - ProLabPrints Photo Lab. Usually I host on Amazon S3, but for this project I wanted to try out GH pages. This post goes over a few things that threw me off.

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