Local development using test domains

Use .test for all your local projects

tech 3 minute read

Most web developers work with their projects locally set up on their laptop to easily test things without having to push changes to a server. I prefer to use docker-compose and the “.test” top level domain so each projects ends up at: “www.project.test” Problem When using Docker for local development with multiple projects, you quickly end up with of having to separate your projects only by port numbers. Each project takes up one or more ports on your local machine.

Installing Plex on Raspberry Pi

Stream your media to any device using a tiny server

tech 3 minute read

Plex is like having your own Netflix, but with the movies you have on your computer. You can also put it on a computer that is always on, like a server, and then access it from anywhere in the world! I am a long time Plex user and obsessed with how well made this free software is. I’ve been running it on many different machines throughout the years. Recently I tried installing it on an old Raspberry Pi 2 that was laying around, these are my notes from that installation!

Future digital surveillance state

Facebook promises us that the future is private

privacy 2 minute read

Take a look at this condensed keynote presentation from Facebooks developer conference. They know they are failing our trust and are trying do better. Sounds almost believable right? Just watching this video gives me the shivers. The new facebook design will be more “immersive”, as in more addictive! They are also adding a plethora of new features, it almost starts to sound like they expect us to live our entire life on facebook.