DIY Slack Busy Light »

DIY Slack Busy Light

My adventure of recreating this DIY Raspberry Pi Busy Light by @eliostruyf for Slack. A few months back, after listening to Deep Work and trying it out, I was hooked. I found I could accomplish the most difficult and daunting of tasks with absolute understanding and concentration. Though working from a small home with a … continue reading »

Albert Dashboard »

Albert Dashboard

This project is incomplete, a work in progress. A NodeJS Express app alternative to the now deprecated Panic Statusboard. This app features stock widgets that can be configured within a config file in the app, as well as BYOD (bring your own data) widgets that require external data in the form of JSON blobs. Widgets … continue reading »

Troubleshooting xdebug setup on VVV with VS Code »

Some tips for troubleshooting setting up xdebug on VVV while using VSCode and Felix Becker’s PHP Debug extension and BrianGilbert_‘s Xdebug Helper for Firefox add-on. Ensure xdebug is turned on within vvv You may check xdebug status by taking a peak at your servers http://vvv.test/phpinfo/ page. If not on, via we can toggle it … continue reading »

Separating Work & Life »

This is something we know, we hear about, we’re reminded about, but we rarely do. After all, contrary to stereotype, we’re the hard working millennial who don’t know how to quit. One of the many parts of preventing chronic burn out is to properly separate work and life, with no exceptions. For me personally, I … continue reading »

Tabbing Through Links in FireFox »

I migrated from Chrome to Firefox in a support of Open Source software and because all other browsers have caught up to Chrome in terms of quality, performance, tools, and integrations. Nothing much has been different except by default you cannot tab through links on a webpage! I’m a huge proponent of using my mouse/trackpad … continue reading »

Sticky Buttons Within A Section »

Sticky Buttons Within A Section

Common practices for sticking elements weren’t working for me: position: sticky and stickybits. I didn’t want to use jQuery either, normally I’d reach to use waypoints.inview. So I wrote my own in vanilla Javascript. The nice part is it was much easier to do a sticky bottom. Scroll to element, bottom of viewport hits bottom of … continue reading »