TIL Converting Visio to PDFs Recursively

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Today I learned that you can use powershell on windows to recursively convert visio files to PDF files.

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Hayden

Jun 5, 2021

TIL Securing Your Ansible Vault

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Today I learned you can setup a pre-commit hook to keep you from committing your secrets to source control.

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Hayden

May 11, 2021

Generating Blog Frontmatter

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Using jinja2 templating as base, I was able to use python to create metadata for my blog posts and automate some of the boring parts about moving from a draft to published post

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Hayden

Mar 1, 2021

Serving SPAs and API With Caddy v2

Caddy is a simple, powerful, and extensible platform to serve your sites, services, and apps, written in Go. It's ability to split your SPA and API with a short and simple config makes it my favorite web-server for my projects.

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Hayden

Feb 13, 2021

From Windows to M1

As a long time, diehard Windows fan it slightly pains me to say that the M1 MacBook Air is by far the greatest laptop I've ever used. I adamantly refused to buy into the MacOS ecosystem but after weeks of being undecided on a new laptop I finally caved and took the plunge into the MacBook Air.

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Hayden

Feb 12, 2021

SSH Login Notifications in Home Assistant With Node-Red

Adding SSH logging to Home Assistant is super easy to do and can offer a tiny sliver of reassurance that your whole system isn't burning down by an unauthorized user.

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Hayden

Jan 5, 2021

Mealie - Reflecting on my First "Real" Project

This is short blog post on my first "real" programming project, and what I learned through the process.

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Hayden

Jan 2, 2021

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