Here lies a tale of a fun adventure with helping a friend remotely set up a VPN server, the joys of UPnP and SystemD. It’s a sort of tutorial but more documenting my own notes for if I have to do it again in future. I want a VPN server… Read More »VPNs and fun experiments with UPnP
Random Mutterings is back, with a recap of what Tim is up to and some retrospective from last month. This month it’s Rust, Typescript and site changes.
Tim discuses his mental health, how he copes with depression and some of the ways he is coping day to day.
So in October 2018 I took a week off work on holiday and decided that one of my “jobs” while on holiday was to look at my development workflow. I last blogged about what and why I was using things a few years ago and I really meant to make… Read More »My Development Workflow Early 2019
Tim takes a look at the Feitian ePass a hardware security key that he uses in place of Google Authenticator on some site.
Tim discusses why he has removed Google Analytics and justifying it beyond the fact he wants to go hide in a cave and wear a tin foil hat.
In part 2 of this series Tim introduces the workflow behind Timnash.co.uk a ramble through how the site is developed a glimpse into his personal workflow and development practices and why he doesn’t always do what he preaches.
Tim introduces the new Timnash.co.uk look, discusses some of his “unique” design philosophy before looking at how he shaved nearly 2 seconds off the sites load time. He looks at how making the site fast has become an important part of what the site is. Right down to swapping out favicons in the name of performance.
Tim writes about his recent talk at WordCamp London, its hopefully an honest post which not only guides people through his methodology but exposes many of the mistakes he made during his talk.
Tim takes a look at the Mac tools he uses everyday that he thinks his friendly and colleague Keith a Linux sysadmin will find useful with his new MacBook Pro
I’m going to preface this with I actually tend to like the Twenty XX themes that come bundled by default with WordPress. Takashi Irie both folks I admire. I have no doubt it will be a fantastic usable and accessible theme. However I don’t think it should be in core,… Read More »Lets say bye bye to default themes
While getting a friend to look over a Codeception video series I’m preparing to release, he noticed that my tests, automated the starting and stopping of PhantomJS. I pointed him at a cool extension and off he went. Unfortunately Codeception like many projects assumes you are using Composer to manage… Read More »Getting PhantomJS working with Codeception in < 5 minutes