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  • The Git Commit Hash

    Posted on 28th May 2020.

    The magic 40 character string that is attached to every commit you do. What is it, where does it come from and will understanding it help you with Git in the future?…

  • Why should you consider Cloudflare for your website?

    Posted on 20th April 2020. Written For Liquid Light

    Cloudflare is a service which, among other things, provides a CDN (Content Delivery Network), firewall, and performance layer for your website. It has plenty of paid upgrades and features and is a developer’s dream, but what advantage does it have for you to put your website “behind” Cloudflare and how…

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  • Setting up Tiny Tiny RSS to collate feeds

    Posted on 16th April 2020.

    I set up Tiny Tiny RSS as a self-hosted feed reader, but it wasn't clear how get the application to fetch RSS feeds in the background. This blog post gives a walkthrough…

  • Mikestreety's New Clothes

    Posted on 15th April 2020.

    For regular readers, you will notice a fresh new face on the old dog (my first blog post that made the many migrations was from 2009!). This has been a long time coming and is a continuation of an actual theme/consistent design I'm beginning to use across all my projects. For…

  • 2019 In Review

    Posted on 31st December 2019.

    2019 was a strange year, new kitchen, bathroom car and bike. But overall it was good. I enjoyed it.…

  • Reminder: Git, Analytics, Tina and JS

    Posted on 13th November 2019.

    With #ffconf and podcasts, there are a few things I've come across this week that I wanted to make a note of. These include Analytics, Git and a JS Library…