Restoring a Linode Backup

By Josh Sherman
3 min read
hosting
linode

Still kicking myself over this one, last night I accidentally dropped a database instead of just the table I wanted to get rid of. Now at one point, I had nightly database backups on my server, but when I added the Linode backup plan for $4.95 a month, I stopped […]

Switching to Linux, you’re doing it wrong (redux)

By Josh Sherman
6 min read
linux

So after the public outcry that I’m a total asshole that just immediately starts yelling “RTFM you fucking n00b” based on my previous post, I decided to revisit each of my points and try to provide some helpful insight. Before revisiting the points I’d like to state that the only […]

WorkFlowy: Adventures in Text Parsing

By Josh Sherman
6 min read
development
php

First off, if you’re not familiar with WorkFlowy you may want to watch this video. WorkFlowy is quite simply a list maker and based on my own usage of planning out a program / script I decided to create a script to take an exported list and convert it into […]

Why you don’t make $80k+ and how you can get there

By Josh Sherman
4 min read
development
career

First off, you’re going to be offended by this, partially because it’s true and partially because I’m right. The reason you don’t make $80-100k (or whatever the magic number of deservingness [my word, you can’t have it] is as per Hacker News) is because you don’t deserve it, for one […]