a little place I like to call home.

Custom Router

Apr. 9, 2019

I'm always a collector of weird and old pieces of computer hardware. Some would even call me a hoarder (Amy especially). But there is a reason why I love collecting the old hardware. It's so that I can find an alternative purpose for it. In this case...

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Car Detailing Product List

Apr. 7, 2019

After getting my pressure washer I decided to revisit my car cleaning products. This is what I'm currently using, but will update this page regularly when I find new or better products.

  • Bug and Tar Remover - Rain X Bug & Tar Pre-Wash Gel (has petroleum...

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Kubernetes Ingress With Server Host

Mar. 27, 2019

While setting up the ingress controller I needed a way to pass through the server headers from the proxied web applications. There wasn't much in the ingress annotations documentation to help me figure out how to remove the default Server: Nginx header...

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Rails Engines - Part 1

Feb. 18, 2019

Rails Engines have been around for a quite a while. Many of the popular Gems (Devise, etc) that we work with through our day-to-day as a Rails developer are actually Rails Engines. The purpose of these Rails Engines is to provide additional tools/techniques...

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WSL + Docker Bind Mounts

Jan. 11, 2019

Docker + WSL is a Linux developers dream came true for anyone using a Windows platform at home.

Following tutorials like this and that are great, but they aren't flawless, most of miss out on the important part.

In order to get bind mounts working...

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ESXi vim-cmd Grammar/Parser

Aug. 26, 2018

Govc is super cool, but sadly it doesn't fully work with my ESXi setup since my license doesn't have support for writing to the SDK endpoint. What I want is the ability create a new VM remotely, but for the free license of ESXi.

starts another new...

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Showing All Positive Expenses in Ledger

Jul. 5, 2017

I typically need to check to see what my current expenses are over the last month without seeing any payments and this is how I do it:

ledger reg visa -p 'last month' -l 'amount<0'

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Famous Chicken Finger Sauce

Mar. 28, 2017

I recently found a recipe for a famous chicken finger sauce on Reddit. The comments make me optimistic.

1⁄2 cup mayonnaise
1⁄4 cup ketchup
1⁄2 teaspoon garlic salt (you can substitute garlic and salt)
1⁄4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1⁄2 teaspoon...

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Docker Gitea SSH Setup

Mar. 25, 2017

Been having problems using http to push a large-ish repo. Setting up a ssh key works, but my Docker host is already running on port 22. Here is how you can specify a different port via git push

$ git remote add origin ssh://git@gitea.tld:10022/silasb...

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