Password managers are generally considered an improvement for online personal security. Your passwords being saved in one location may not seem secure, and it definitely comes with its own pitfalls, but a much greater threat to your online security comes from re-using or using simple/common passwords. Having the ability to create a different password for […]
There are some things so fundamentally simple that they cannot be misunderstood, right? Everyone must surely grasp their self-evidence. Maybe there are some axioms like this, but it turns out the HTML reset button is not among them — or maybe I’m just not as smart as I like to think! For years, I thought […]
Astro is a framework that let's you bring your own framework, but when this blog was rebuilt to use Markdown, I ran into an expected hiccup: the content was not being returned in date order like it was from WordPress. How can we sort the blog posts by date order?
The web is no longer in its infancy. At the end of the second quarter of 2018, there were almost 340 million domain names registered across all top-level domains (.net, .com, .org, etc), and that growth is accelerating 2.4% each year. With numerous free or inexpensive platforms like WordPress, Squarespace, and Shopify becoming more powerful and […]
One of the first things I do when learning a new tool or application is to learn its keyboard shortcuts or unique features that might improve my workflow. We try so hard to enter a flow, digging through menus to figure out how to do something is a great way to break that flow. In this post I will share some of my favorite common shortcuts. Some are specific to Windows 10, others are ubiquitous and can be used in almost any application.