Padding strings and numbers with JavaScript

By Josh Sherman
1 min read
development
javascript

Programming languages can change pretty regularly, and I try to carve out some time periodically to catch up on the latest and greatest the languages I love have to offer. With that, recently I was poking around on JavaScript’s string prototype and came to realize that there were some string […]

The end of a decade

By Josh Sherman
1 min read
retrospection
introspection

Usually for the last post of the year I do a bit of a retrospective / lessons learned kind of post. Not going to bore you with that this year. Instead, I want to talk a bit about the concept of a decade. The only time I personally seem to […]

Installing `pacman` breaks dependency replaced by `yay`

By Josh Sherman
2 min read
linux
arch linux
pacman
yay

Even though I’ve been using Arch Linux for a few years now, from time to time, I do run into small issues that are unique to Arch. One such issue happened when I was trying to upgrade my system, only to be blocked immediately with some sort of dependency mis-match […]

Another two weeks with Firefox

By Josh Sherman
3 min read
firefox
google
privacy

A few years back, I went all in on Firefox and Duck Duck Go for a few weeks, only to wind back up on Chromium. Duck Duck Go has been my default search engine since then, but Firefox ended up being somewhat underwhelming for me, and I ran into a […]