Anthony Mineo

An exploration in design, development and everything in between

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    Quick Tip On Setting Up The Hookdeck-CLI With Docker

    Anthony Mineo on DevOps

    Hookdeck is a fantastic tool that helps you manage and tunnel external webhooks into a local development server, among other things. The Hookdeck-CLI is simple and works pretty well; however, I wanted its integration into our workflow to be more portable for fellow developers on our project. I was trying to avoid having everyone install yet-another-cli-tool.

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    Learning Elixir by Querying a Tribes 2 Game Server with UDP Packets

    Anthony Mineo on Elixir

    In my path to learning Elixir, I accepted the challenge and queried a Tribes 2 server. To perform the query fully, it required sending two different packets to the server where the first byte denotes the type of information we're asking in return. The first is called the info packet, which doesn't contain much more than the server name. The second is called the status packet, which contains all the meat and potatoes.

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    Hey, I rebuilt my blog with Next.js

    Anthony Mineo on React

    My original blog was built with Ghost and hosted on DigitalOcean. And while I enjoyed my time with Ghost, there were a few things I wanted to explore outside its scope, like writing posts with MDX! Mounting React components in blog posts is really cool! While I did manage to work everything out, the migration was not a cakewalk, however. It's 2020, what could go wrong?

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    Automatically clear that bash history!

    Anthony Mineo on Linux

    Bash stores a history of commands that were previously executed by a user in plain text (.bash_history). As you probably realize, this becomes a security issue when you're running commands that contain sensitive information

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    MJML4-Lambda: Convert MJML to HTML

    Anthony Mineo on AWS, Node.js

    With the latest version of MJML, there came a lot of nice features and upgrades. However, prior to version 4, the NPM module didn't include system API calls like fs, which can't be used in a web browser...

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    Docker Healthcheck for your Node.js App

    Anthony Mineo on Docker, Node.js

    Your container is running... but is it working? You should have health checks defined for all your containers. The HEALTHCHECK instruction tells Docker how to test a container to make sure it's working properly.

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    Hotel - A Process Manager for Local Domains

    Anthony Mineo on DevOps

    Hotel is a simple process manager for developers that allows you to start your apps from a browser and even access them using .localhost domains. It practically works with all servers and even supports https...

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    AdonisJS: ToDo App

    Anthony Mineo on Node.js, AdonisJS

    The purpose of creating this ToDo app was to get more comfortable with Node and the Adonis framework. This isn't a walk-through on how to create a ToDo App, but rather the bits-and-pieces of Adonis that makeup the app.

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    Trace Elements Plugin for Redactor

    Anthony Mineo on Redactor, JavaScript

    Uncover any unnecessary tags generated by the editor. This plugin adds the ability to toggle a trace on common parent block-level elements with an outline and their element name. The purpose for creating this plugin was so that it becomes a little clearer on what my WYSIWYG is doing.

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    Migrating From ColdFusion 10 to 11 Side-by-Side

    Anthony Mineo on ColdFusion, IIS

    Earlier today we migrated our dev/staging server from ColdFusion 10 to 11 without using CF's built-in server. We wanted to do this as a side-by-side migration to test and flesh-out the process before we actually made the switch on our production servers. Here's how it went.

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    Getting Started with Gulp

    Anthony Mineo on Gulp, JavaScript

    A simple approach to start automating with gulp!

    Gulp is a robust javascript automation tool that uses a code-over-configuration, streaming build system that's powered by Node.

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