VPS Showdown - 16GB - August 2018 - DigitalOcean vs. Linode vs. Vultr

6 min read
reviews
hosting
digitalocean
linode
vultr

It’s that time again! This month I decided to compare some higher end 16GB servers instead of the usual $5 to $10 dollar instances. Each costing only $80 per month, these servers have a ton of bang for the buck and should be more than enough for even a high […]

Will Vim die with Bram Moolenaar?

2 min read
vim
neovim

I really, really really want to love nvim. Yet another go with it this past week and I’m still not convinced it’s ready for me. With that, I do agree that it’s the future of vim. Development still seems to be moving quickly and in the right direction, but as […]

FizzBuzz in TypeScript 3.0

4 min read
development
typescript
career

FizzBuzz, the engineering smoke test that quickly reveals if somebody is drastically under qualified in their development abilities. Even if you’re unfamiliar with the exercise, most are able to make short work of it. It only leverages a small handful of programming concepts that even the most novice developer should […]

$5 VPS Showdown - July 2018 - DigitalOcean vs. Linode vs. Vultr

6 min read
reviews
hosting
digitalocean
linode
vultr

Bit late with this month’s post, been a crazy month for me! Since last month, DigitalOcean has released Projects which doesn’t really affect these benchmarks, but is notable because the concept of grouping servers has been something that both Linode and Vultr have had in some capacity for a while […]

Keeping up with what's next

2 min read
development
introspection

Had an interesting conversation today with a buddy of mine. He was telling me about how he’s mastered gulp and right on cue, I asked “why not webpack”? No, I didn’t triage that into a lecture about how superior Arch Linux is or anything. Quite the opposite, I got to […]