Scraping Twitter Feeds with NodeJS

Well, the time finally came. I had been using Remy Sharp’s handy little twitter.js script to show one tweet on the homepage of my latest live site, Pulse, and Twitter’s API changes finally caught up with it. Now, I’m not the sharpest cookie in the drawer (see?) so wrapping my...

Setting up a FreeNAS server

Intro The Hardware Installing FreeNAS Configuring Conclusion Intro I’d planned on setting up a Fileserver/NAS for quite a while now. Who hasn’t? I even bought all the hardware over a year ago. But, for whatever reason, I’d felt that it would take forever to sort out and put it off...

Occasional Git

Welcome to Occasional Git! For when you’re working on your own, on small-ish sites. These are the things I encounter sometimes only once a month, if that. I’ll be supplementing the commands with examples I’ve used personally. Ignoring files already committed git rm --cached I’m horrendous at knowing what files...

The Case of the Linux Box and nginx

Following on from the last post which laid the landscape covering the whys, we now get on to the hows. The server I’ve been with MediaTemple for many years, first with their (dv) servers for client work, then their (gs) servers for my personal sites. I’ve never had a problem...

Welcome!

Welcome, fine folks, to the all-new gablaxian.com. It was back in May when I vowed to take this back to basics in a blog post called, ‘The Rebrand’. I wanted to get a bare-bones server and configure it the way I wanted, from the ground up. Well, I got the...