Personal and Site Updates

December 19, 2022

I'm back! Well, actually I never went anywhere. After working all day as a software engineer though my motivation for updating my personal site was non-existent. That's starting to change now though. After an eight year career at Yardi I decided that I wanted a break. I wanted a chance to re-focus and decide what I wanted my life/career to look like going forward.

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Generating static websites with Clojure

March 20, 2016

I'm a big fan of working with static sites whenever I can.

Some of the reasons for my affinity for static sites:

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Adding canonical links to Cryogen

March 13, 2016

I'm currently in the process of adding HTTPS support to this site (if you haven't been redirected you can check it out here)

As I was doing this I wanted to check to make sure that my pages were using the HTTPS version of their URL as the canonical link. That's when I noticed that there wasn't any canonical link at all. That's no good! 1

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Site update, now with more Clojure

March 12, 2016

It's been a few years since I regularly updated this site and I'm ready to try again. I'm planning on using this site to keep track of the various projects and technologies I'm interested in and hopefully generate some value for myself and others at the same time.

As part of this effort I've switched the site over to Cryogen. Cryogen is a static site generator written in Clojure. It has a few rough edges but works quite well.

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Migrating to a larger hardisk with CloneZilla and VirtualBox

April 7, 2014

I run Arch Linux as my primary operating system but use VirtualBox to run various Windows systems for developing software and accessing Windows only programs. I recently started running out of space on the hard disk for one of my virtual machines. I was quickly able to use one of my favourite Linux Boot Disks CloneZilla to copy my existing virtual hard disk to a new, larger virtual hard disk. This process was done using virtual disks, but the steps are exactly the same when using physical disks.

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HTML5 Mobile Site for Bitcoin exchange

February 9, 2014

Update March 2016

Cavirtex has been sold a few times since I built this and the API I used is no longer available. Thus this little app doesn't work currently.

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