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  • A Portable Shell Script Template

    Often write small utility scripts to perform repetitive tasks. More often than not, throw-away scripts become tools I come back to over and over. I’ve decided to spend a bit more time on polish so that when I use the script again, it is documented and easy to use.

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  • How to Fail Better

    Software development is like an art. Every project starts with a concept, an idea that organically unfolds into something beautiful. That is the creative process that makes my work worthwhile. However, for every masterpiece there are a thousand failures. How should software developers deal with failure?

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  • How I Set Up GitHub Pages

    I was suffering from analysis paralysis trying to choose a platform for this blog. Out of the hundreds of options, GitHub Pages and Jekyll provided the right balance power and simplicity. I’ll explain why, and how to get started.

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