Kicking the wife out of the house

By Jenny Sherman
2 min read
introspection
retrospection
self improvement

You might have read about me on a few occasions. I’m Jen aka thatgirljen, or here I think I’m lovingly referred to as the wife or the Mrs. My over-time job is being the mom, wife and partner. But enough about me. Today I wanted to share something that has […]

Upgrade to Node.js 10.x or 11.x on Ubuntu 18.10

By Josh Sherman
1 min read
development
javascript
nodejs
linux
ubuntu

The latest and greatest, albeit not a long-term support release, from Canonical is here! Ubuntu 18.10, Cosmic Cuttlefish, was released this month and shipped with the current LTS version of Node.js, version 8. Actually, it’s a minor revision behind at the moment with 8.11.x being what’s available. Not that there’s […]

How to check if a string contains another string with JavaScript

By Josh Sherman
2 min read
development
javascript

Checking whether or not a string contains another string, or just a single character. It’s a been a pretty unavoidable sanity check in my programming career. It’s not quite a problem for the ages, but it comes up regularly and can be approached a few different ways. ES5 and prior […]

Finding which process is listening on a port

By Josh Sherman
2 min read
linux
cli
dotfiles
networking
development

I’m known for having a lot of projects. These days I have a day job, am trying to grind out more posts a week on this blog, regularly write for Alligator.io, run HolidayAPI and Ginpop and am currently on the “advisor track” for Startup School with CrowdSync. This list doesn’t […]

Blogging too frequently

By Josh Sherman
1 min read
blogging
retrospective

Can you ever really blog too much? I wondered that so after my 10th anniversary post, which occurred outside of my usual Sunday or Monday posting schedule, I decided I would up my blogging frequency to three times a week. This went on for a three weeks as part of […]