Software tools

A collection of 21 posts

May 30, 2015

Folding lines in Sublime

In one of my projects I am adding a good amount of logging to my code, with the result of getting a lot of distracting lines that end up hiding what is really

May 26, 2015

Time tracking with Toggl

My friend Magoo is using toggl for time tracking and decided to give it a go. I usually apply pomodoros when I am programming, but although they are ok to keep me focused

May 25, 2015

A tool to generate .gitignore files

For some time I have been using gitignore.io to create the .gitignore file used in my projects. The content in many cases seems to be overkill (because it includes common libraries used

May 25, 2015

Javascript Graphics libraries

I am doing a bit of visualisation for some of my projects, and today I found the site  JavaScript Graphs with links to libraries and a good filtering tool to make your choice

Apr 12, 2014

Duckdns

I am using Duckdns to have a dynamic DNS pointing to one of my machines at home. The setup is very simple using the command line in Ubuntu (less than five minutes after

Apr 10, 2014

Logstash

in every application now I have at least some logging going on, and if I don’t I am missing it. But having servers distributed around, getting details from the logs is a

Apr 3, 2014

Ghost working in Vagrant

Perfect, effectively the problem with Ghost not being forwarded was that the address use by Node to listen is, by default, 127.0.0.1 A quick edit in the config.js file

Mar 28, 2014

NodeJS meetup

Past night I went to a NodeJS meetup about micro servers and Docker instead of working at home. It was very interesting to see their approach to data distribution. I find it similar

Mar 27, 2014

Ghost continued

Vagrant is up and running, and I completed the script to deploy Ghost on it. But still it isn’t running. I mapped the port 3168 from Vagrant to 8080 in my laptop,

Mar 26, 2014

Ghost blog

Although I am using WordPress to host this blog, I never felt too comfortable with it. For me it looks too complicated, I cannot make sense of the source code, writing plugins has

Mar 24, 2014

Getting started with Docker

During the weekend I was looking a bit at Docker, which is a way to create containers to run your code isolated from the rest of the machine, while still using the common