dockit: Container Hopping
Docker containers are awesome little throwaway environments. Often I like to jump into a container to test something out, like installing a project from scratch, swapping runtimes without needing a version manager, or trying something new without gumming up my base system. It’s
A Hobbyist’s Guide to Amazon WorkSpaces
Amazon WorkSpaces [https://aws.amazon.com/workspaces/] are virtual desktops in the cloud. As designed, they’re an office sysadmin’s dream: a simple thin client, integration with Active Directory, and the ability to rebuild WorkSpaces from scratch with the click of a button.
Emacs Cloudformation Mode
After spending some time working in AWS Cloudformation [https://aws.amazon.com/cloudformation/] and running cfn-lint [https://github.com/awslabs/cfn-python-lint] manually, I decided to incorporate it into my Emacs config. Here’s a basic cloudformation-mode for DOOM Emacs [https://github.com/hlissner/doom-emacs]
Batch Filesystem Events
inotifywait is a handy utility that listens for filesystem events you specify and prints them to standard out. This is particularly useful if, say, you want to automatically redeploy a website whenever something changes. (Jekyll comes with this functionality out-of-the-box, but if you have