Tempted by Static Pages Again

July 29, 2017 | Comments

I recently started learning how to use emacs, which is a text editor and a Lisp interpreter. During my quest for resources, I came across a number of developers and their blogs. Since I’m always intrigued by what sort of tools developers use to make their blogs, I did a little snooping. A shocking number of people who didn’t use WordPress as their blogging platform opted for flat files instead.

Category: Programming Websites

Starting a Nanodegree at Udacity

July 16, 2017 | Comments

While I’m still looking for a job this summer (which is almost halfway over already… Blah!) I took a cue from Y who started to work on some side projects and I decided to be a little more productive. Since I have a free month of Udacity from the GitHub Student Pack. Udacity is basically an online learning hub where you can take courses that are related to the tech field.

Category: Crafts Programming
Tags: #crochet

Udacity Programming Fundamental Lesson 5: Take a Break Mini-Project

July 8, 2017 | Comments

Seeing that I am now unemployed and have a lot of time on my hands, I decided to utilize the free month of Udacity I received from Github’s Student Pack. This mini-project’s goal is to create a simple program using Python to open a web browser at an interval of ten seconds three times in a row. Here is my answer: import time import webbrowser break_duration = 10 break_num = 3 break_count = 0 print("

Category: Programming

TIL: How to Add a MySQL User

January 3, 2017 | Comments

CREATE USER 'user'@'server' IDENTIFIED BY 'PASSWORD'; GRANT PRIVILEGES ON database.table TO 'user'@'server'; I recently bought a VPS from Ramnode and started tinkering on it. I needed to create a database for my fanlistings. Back when I was on shared hosting, I would use cPanel and phpMyAdmin to do all that. This is admittedly another TIL that I didn’t learn today but, rather, relearned today because the information slipped my mind. Maybe I need to rename this little segment to “TIRL.

Category: Programming
Tags: #mysql #vps