Ok, so you’ve created a lovely static site and/or set up a CloudFront distribution for https for it. But CloudFront bills by the GB. What if somebody decides your assets are perfect to hotlink to or just straight up makes an insane boatload of requests? How do you protect yourself from getting a frightening bill […]
Ok, so we’ve set up a static site hosted from an S3 bucket with a custom domain using Route 53. But sadly, it’s: Request a Certificate in Certificate Manager Go to Services -> Certificate Manager Click [Request a Certificate] In the window that opens from “Request or Import a Certificate with ACM”, enter your domain […]
S3 Static Site Setup Creating buckets In your AWS Console, go to Services -> S3 Optional: Click [ + Create Bucket ] Type in a bucket name for static site logging (i.e., domainname.com-logs) Accept next all the way to Create Bucket Click [ + Create Bucket ] Type in your domain name (for example, “domainname.com”) […]
Apple and their aggressive EOL/EOS policies I have had an old mid-2009 MacBook Pro (2.26Mhz, Core 2 Duo P7550) that got left behind at macOS 10.11 (El Capitan). I’ve already gone through dealing with end-of-support with a 2011 MBP (no AirPlay server, no longer getting macOS updates, etc…), but the 2009 is old enough that […]
Planet Fitness Cancellation Template in Word Document format.
Who else is doing Advent of Code 2019? I’m using it to try to solve problems in Ruby without actually looking up syntax (looking at you, inject) and getting some practice using MiniTestinstead of RSpec which I use 99% of the time. Day 2 was kind of fun to be able to implement a tiny virtual […]
I’ve been getting an actual 44 MPG over the first summer of owning my Prius. Running the heat and defrosting windows dropped my gas mileage down below 40.
I’ve had 30 years of experience fighting with keyboard instruments in both church services and for musicals. Electronic keyboards are very much a case of getting what you pay for, up to a certain point. However, beyond a certain price point (~$2k), each brand has a few unique characteristics and then a few features that […]
Installing Flutter on MacOS and using IntelliJ https://flutter.io/setup-macos/ From there, just iterate on brew doctor until it stops warning you about things not being installed. In IntelliJ, I also got the following warning about the Dart SDK Of course, when you click on the “Download Dart SDK” link, it points […]
I have my prompt in zsh setup to display what Kubernetes context I am pointing to, so that I will notice if I’m somehow pointed at production environments, but I’m still wary of being asked to check things in production and then forgetting to point back to a “safe” environment before doing something else. So […]