How I Come Up With Some of My Blog Post Ideas

The hardest part about blogging is thinking of what you should say. For me, this blog has become focused heavily on Aurelia and Javascript, blogging about other things occasionally. I tend to stick within the front-end development niche. When it comes to blog post ideas, believe it or not: Stack Overflow has been a very … 

 

I Like Competitions

Kind of a strange post from what I usually post, but the last few months I have been addicted to entering online competitions. The fact I have won a few great prizes in just a few months probably helps. I won a runner up prize which was an LG television and then I won a … 

 

Migrating Servers

Update:┬áSite is operational and working again. The last couple of months this blog has grown tremendously. Even though I have caching and other performance tweaks in place, the server my site runs on is surprisingly barebones. The traffic to this blog is around 100k visitors per month, the single core CPU just wasn’t cutting it … 

 

Goodbye ANZ, Hello Westpac

Switching banks is a big deal. I have been with ANZ since I was about 14, it was my first bank that my first job salary went into. But times change and now I’ve switched to Westpac. Whom I also got a mortgage through as well. There were many deciding factors, but a couple of … 

 

Fixing Slow Optus Wireless 4G

I recently moved house and while I wait for my Telstra cable connection to be sorted (address issues) I got myself an Optus home wireless broadband modem which is 4G based. For $80 per month I get 200gb of data at capped speeds of 12/1mb. One problem I encountered however was Netflix wouldn’t work for … 

 

Pokego.run: Now Open Source

As promised, I have open sourced my quick Aurelia CLI project Pokego.run which you can find here if you just want the code and don’t want to keep on reading. I am open sourcing the work I have done on this because I want to see the Aurelia Javascript framework grow and I realise there …