7 Minute Workout Review

By Josh Sherman
2 min read
reviews
health
fitness

Part of my 2018 goals this year is to do at least 1,000 reps of body weight exercises per month. Being too lazy to do the research on what kind of exercises I should be doing and on which days, I did what any red-blooded American would do… I DOWNLOADED […]

2017 Year in Review

By Josh Sherman
2 min read
retrospection

The year was two thousand and seventeen and I made a formal decree that I would not engage in any new side projects that year. They were distracting and I already had a full plate with my existing projects as well as the goals I had laid out for myself. […]

Days until Christmas in JavaScript

By Josh Sherman
1 min read
development
javascript
nodejs

Time again for one of my holiday cop out posts :) Here’s a couple of ways to calculate the number of days until Christmas: Vanilla JavaScript Math.floor((+new Date('2018-12-25') - +new Date()) / 86400000) Using momentjs moment('2018-12-25').diff(moment(), 'days') Merry Christmas! […]

VPS Showdown - December 2017 - DigitalOcean vs. Linode vs. Vultr

By Josh Sherman
4 min read
reviews
hosting
digitalocean
linode
vultr

It’s about that time again, folks! Based on the feedback I’ve received on previous “VPS Showdown” posts, I’ve changed a few things up! First off, I’m offering up data on both the $5 and $20 price points to paint a decent picture of how things can scale up on a […]

Upgrade to Node.js 8.x on Debian and Ubuntu

By Josh Sherman
1 min read
development
javascript
nodejs
linux
debian
ubuntu

Not too long ago I wrote a post on how to upgrade to Node.js 8.x on Ubuntu 17.10. Post has done well but it’s generated quite a few inquiries on if it would work on other versions of Ubuntu, specifically LTS versions. This guide should work for both Debian (Wheezy, […]