Blog Updates: Series

June 17, 2019
I’ve been using Hugo as my blog framework for a good while now and the reason I’ve stuck with it for so long is the freedom it gives me to tweak things to be exactly how I want. The series list I added this week is a good example of that.
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Japan 2019: Planning and Packing

June 15, 2019
So I’m off to Tokyo (and probably other bits of Japan) next week. I’m planning on blogging about the trip but I also thought I’d blog about the process of figuring the trip out!
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Calling a Go Library from Rust: A Case Study with SQIP

May 27, 2019
I’ve spent this bank holiday weekend building an improved tool for generating my Hugo short codes for responsive images on my blog. In the process I ran into a situation where I needed to call a Go library from Rust. In doing so I learned a fair bit about FFI and as there was no single resource that documented the process I thought I’d break down how to do it and highlight some of the intricacies.
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Shell Shortcuts

May 24, 2019
Getting good at using a command terminal and distancing yourself from GUIs is part of the rite of passage of becoming a programmer and has been something I’ve taken at a slow pace. Here are a few neat tricks I’ve learned when I joined Limejump.
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All Marvel Movies Ranked

May 13, 2019
With Avengers: Endgame behind us, it feels like a huge milestone has been passed in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Whilst technically there’s one more movie still to come in MCU’s Phase 3 - I expect the Spiderman: Far from Home to bridge the story rather than add to the previous chapter so I think it’s fair and fitting to reflect a little on the past eleven years of Marvel cinema.
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Weeknotes #5

April 28, 2019
Trys wrote in his weeknotes this week that he uses JournalBook to write his weeknotes up. I haven’t cracked the discipline side of that yet - and only have two entries for the past seven days - but thankfully those entries reminded me of a few things worth writing about, otherwise this would’ve been a weeknote-less week.
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Weeknotes #4

April 22, 2019
This week has been short but sweet! I managed to write my first Rust microservice, got deep into interviewing, and took time to see some of my favourite people.
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Weeknotes #3

April 12, 2019
Features of this week include me curled up in my bathroom vomiting, the proper launch of Limejump’s tech discussions, and movie of the week Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.
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Rise of Shadows Pre Release

April 7, 2019
Rise of Shadows is Hearthstone’s latest expansion - this week I hosted a private pre-release party to open my packs early and play with the cards.
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Weeknotes #2

April 5, 2019
This week is a little less full than last week but there was still plenty of time for fun including a rewatch of Creed 2 and some minor tweaks to some of my projects.
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Last Updated: 2019-06-23 21:52