The fallacies of unlimited

By Josh Sherman
3 min read
entrepreneurship
personal finance
health

This topic has been rattling around in my head for the last few years. It was brought to the forefront of my brain by a chance encounter at the mall with a Verizon store employee this past weekend. Who’s your current cell phone provider? Some provider other than Version. What […]

VPS Showdown - September 2019 - DigitalOcean vs. Lightsail vs. Linode vs. UpCloud vs. Vultr

By Josh Sherman
10 min read
reviews
hosting
digitalocean
lightsail
linode
upcloud
vultr

September already! Linode was tangled up with StandardJS’s funding experiment. DigitalOcean added some new managed databases (still no MongoDB). Nothing else to report from the other providers, but honestly, month to month, most of the other providers don’t usually have a ton of movement. Sticking to previous months, I’m including […]

Could not find a declaration file for module

By Josh Sherman
4 min read
development
typescript
nodejs

I’ve been working with Typescript on a daily basis for the last year. Admittedly, I still feel pretty amateurish with it. Mostly due to the fact that I’ve mostly been working with it on an existing stack at work and minor application of it on my own side projects. With […]

How to install packages from testing on Arch Linux

By Josh Sherman
3 min read
linux
arch linux
nodejs

The reason I have stuck with Arch Linux and have looked past the issues I’ve had with it, is because of the availability of newer packages without the need of additional package mangers. That said, I started working on a new project recently, and wasn’t quite ready to move things […]

Checking disk space from the command-line

By Josh Sherman
3 min read
command-line
linux

As you may already be aware, I also write guides for Alligator.io. As of late, I’ve been covering a lot of command-line tools and tricks as part of a “Command-line Basics” series. I’m also a bit of a scatter brain sometimes, and last month ended up starting on this particular […]