January 29, 2023
I'm currently reading the book Introduction to Compilers and Language Design by Douglas Thain. These are my notes from Chapter 3, which walks us through the basics of writing a scanner using Flex.
September 18, 2021
In this part, I attempt to run Metaplex locally and create an NFT on the Devnet
September 18, 2021
In this part I attempt to run Solana's Dapp Scaffold project locally and add funds to my Phantom wallet
September 12, 2021
In this part, I install Solana and get set up with Devnet
March 14, 2021
Creating and deploying a hello world lambda function with ruby and AWS
January 01, 2021
An experiment in converting Adobe LightRoom templates into reusable LUTs. These can be used to add cinematic or vintage colors and effects to your videos using FFmpeg.
August 27, 2020
A quick look at recreating a retro glow filter I recently built using FFmpeg.
August 18, 2020
Some experiments with film mattes and chromakey filtering using FFmpeg.
August 15, 2020
A simple tip for converting HEIC files using imagemagick's mogrify
August 8, 2020
More FFmpeg experiments! In this post we'll look at some initial expiriments and examples trying to create vintage video and camera filters using FFmpeg.
May 31, 2020
Experimenting with creating gifs/stop-motion videos from images with FFmpeg.
March 12, 2020
A quick dive into trying to convert videos into high quality gifs with FFmpeg.
March 1, 2020
In part 1 we built out our rails api. In part 2, we will build the react portion of our app.
March 1, 2020
A step-by-step approach to building a CRUD app with ruby on rails and react using webpacker.
October 10, 2019
Rails can make it easy to avoid learning how to interact with your postgreSQL database or use sequel. But learning these things can give you a competitive edge. In this post, we'll look at some tricks to interact with postgreSQL for your rails apps.
August 22, 2019
Get sidekiq and redis working on your rails app on heroku in just a few minutes. If you're looking for an easy way to start incorporating background jobs into your app, try this out.
August 2, 2019
An approach to resolving csrf issues when building rails apps with react and the webpacker gem
April 20, 2019
In this post, we create a fully functional cryptocurrency portfolio using react and ruby on rails. We will learn how to get the real-time prices on over 1300+ cryptocurrencies, and how to calculate the values based off the market price for different cryptoassets.
January 1, 2019
In this post, we are going to dive into building your first react app with ruby on rails. We will be using the webpacker gem, which will let us manage everything together in a single app, instead of creating a separated react app and rails api.