Speed Comparison: GitHub vs. GitLab (2018)

By Josh Sherman
3 min read

It’s been over a year since I had last compared the speed of GitHub versus that of GitLab. In that time Github was sold to Microsoft and I’ve been adopting GitLab for all of my projects (completely unrelated to the sale, I promise ;) The reason for moving from GitHub […]

How I GNOME or Why I Don't Use a Tiling Window Manager

By Josh Sherman
7 min read
desktop environment

You wouldn’t believe how often somebody says to me, “you should check out a tiling window manager, I think you’d really enjoy it”. I get it, I’m that guy. I still favor the command-line for everything, I use vim and GNU/Screen. I clickety clack on a mechanical keyboard. Hell, I […]

Leveling up My Home Office - Autonomous SmartDesk 2 - Home Edition Review

By Josh Sherman
5 min read
standing desk

I’m pretty terrible about setting up my office. I’m even worse at spending a few bucks on nice(r) things for said office. Because of that, I’m still running hardware from the 2011/2012 and my current home office spent a year without anything on the walls. Oh, and my desk is […]

Left align multiple line list items

By Josh Sherman
1 min read

I don’t claim to know all the things, and this post is definitely something that I’m pretty sure nearly everybody on the planet knew about but me. The problem I was attempting to solve recently is that I had a list and the left alignment of the multiple lined list […]

VPS Showdown - 16GB - August 2018 - DigitalOcean vs. Linode vs. Vultr

By Josh Sherman
6 min read

It’s that time again! This month I decided to compare some higher end 16GB servers instead of the usual $5 to $10 dollar instances. Each costing only $80 per month, these servers have a ton of bang for the buck and should be more than enough for even a high […]