Author Archives for vlucas

BudgetSheet

August 25, 2020 2:38 pm Published by Comments Off on BudgetSheet

BudgetSheet is your own bank transactions in your own spreadsheet so that you can budget your own way. That’s the... View Article


Increasing in Relevance

May 20, 2020 5:25 pm Published by Comments Off on Increasing in Relevance

The #1 question I ask myself before starting any new side project idea or startup venture: “Is this increasing in... View Article


Airtable API filterByFormula

June 12, 2019 4:05 pm Published by Comments Off on Airtable API filterByFormula

There is not a lot of documentation around advanced usage of the Airtable API, but it has some fantastic features... View Article


New Blog Design

June 12, 2019 3:27 pm Published by Comments Off on New Blog Design

Finally, a blog that doesn’t look like every other blog out there. I had a simple and clean design up... View Article


Building a Custom Swing Set

October 26, 2018 4:29 pm Published by Comments Off on Building a Custom Swing Set

Sometimes it’s good to spend some time away from the computer and do some real hands-on work. Last weekend I... View Article


Using window.confirm as a Promise

April 23, 2018 7:05 pm Published by Comments Off on Using window.confirm as a Promise

When writing a modern JavaScript application that uses Promises or async/await, it is sometimes useful to wrap other things in... View Article


YakYak: Google Hangouts Desktop App

January 12, 2018 8:38 pm Published by Comments Off on YakYak: Google Hangouts Desktop App

The biggest downside to switching away from Chrome, is that you effectively lose access to Google Hangouts, because of how... View Article


Chromeless: Switching to Firefox

January 12, 2018 8:24 pm Published by Comments Off on Chromeless: Switching to Firefox

I have been a long-time Google Chrome user, but have been wanting to switch to Firefox for the past several... View Article


My Biggest Regret of 2017

January 8, 2018 9:48 pm Published by Comments Off on My Biggest Regret of 2017

Now that 2017 has come to a close, I can safely say that my single biggest regret of 2017 was... View Article


ThunderPlains 2017

November 1, 2017 4:26 pm Published by Comments Off on ThunderPlains 2017

ThunderPlains is coming up fast – just two days away! This is the fifth year of co-organizing the conference, and... View Article


Vim With ESLint

July 7, 2017 6:58 pm Published by Comments Off on Vim With ESLint

If you’re looking to add ESLint capabilities to Vim, check out ALE (Asynchronous Lint Engine). It’s faster than syntastic, and... View Article