Ready, Set, Flail

My Origin Story I started my career as a student. Spoiler: I’m still a student. I didn’t know what I wanted. OK, I knew I wanted to just play games, eat pizza, and drink mountain dew all day. But none of that was going to get me anywhere except diabetic. …

Hosting Multiple WordPress Sites on a Single Server With NGINX

Table of Contents Required Packages Installing WordPress Setting Up the Database Setting Up NGINX (Your Traffic Controller) Nginx basic file architecture Install and Test NGINX Modifying the Default Site Settings Mapping Your WordPress Install to Your NGINX Server Troubleshooting: PHP Processing Errors Troubleshooting: Possible Missing Packages Setting Up DNS (Domain …

My Task Workflow

I love my productivity apps. I like to experience all the things. There’s a lot of redundancy, and not much automated information flow, but I’ve developed a system that helps me internalize where a particular type of information is stored, so I can find it when I need it. The …

Hosting Node.js and Express App on Heroku

I’ve been checking Node.js out lately, and thought I’d share a quick Hello World using the Jade templating engine. Get Node set up From your terminal: cd /tmp wget http://nodejs.org/dist/v6.9.2/node-v6.9.2-linux-x64.tar.gz tar xvfz node-v6.9.2-linux-x64.tar.gz mkdir -p /usr/local/nodejs mv node-v6.9.2-linux-x64/* /usr/local/nodejs Then add this to your ~/.bashrc: export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/nodejs/bin Don’t forget to …