How to install the latest version of Node.js 8 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

By Josh Sherman
1 min read
development
javascript
nodejs
linux
ubuntu

Right on schedule, Canonical has released the latest long term service release of Ubuntu, version 18.04. This particular release is shipping with Node.js 8 which is the current long term service release of Node.js. Unfortunately, the version which shipped (8.10.0) is already a bit behind the latest version, 8.11.1 (at […]

I deleted my Facebook and here's what happened

By Josh Sherman
3 min read
privacy
security

Not a damned thing. Nothing bad at least. Unless you count typing facebook.com a few times a day when I was trying to avoid the things I should be doing. Time heals all wounds though ;) With that, I have never considered myself addicted to Facebook. In fact, I went […]

So I guess that makes me a liar

By Josh Sherman
2 min read
blogging
design

It was just over a year ago that I wrote this gem. I shouted to the world that I was done fucking around with how my blog looked and would solely focus on content creation moving forward. Indefinitely. 5ever. Then a little over a year later, I got a bug […]

Chunking an array in JavaScript

By Josh Sherman
1 min read
development
javascript

Recently I was working with some data coming out of a Redis pipeline and I wanted to take the data and split it up into an array of X items per key. I was working with PHP, this wouldn’t have been a big deal, just use array_chunk and get on […]