Migrating From Evernote To Joplin

Reading Time: 2 minutes Migrating From Evernote to Joplin is a pretty straightforward task. This article will walk you through migrating from Evernote to Joplin on macOS and Android. My History With Evernote I’ve used Evernote for just shy of three years. I used it briefly when it first came out, then quickly pivoted to using my own handwritten…

Learn Structurizr

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Basics Structurizr is primarily a diagram generation tool created by Simon Brown, the creator of the C4 Model. The primary focus of the tool is the rapid generation of several diagrams with the same components. It appears that Simon was tired of the other tools that make you reinvent the wheel. I share the…

Open Source Web Clipper

Reading Time: < 1 minute Open source web clipper?! Yes, it’s true, there is such a thing, and it’s awesome. I’ve been using Evernote for a couple years, and I’ve found it be less than ideal. It has many features that I like, but it’s trying to do too many things. I’ve also used OneNote and Notion and find that…

Learn Design Systems

Reading Time: 5 minutes The Basics Learn design systems for fun and profit! A Design System is a set of interconnected patterns and shared practices coherently organized to aid in digital product design and development of products such as apps or websites. It may contain but is not limited to pattern libraries and design language, style guides, coded components,…

A Software Development Philosophy

Reading Time: 8 minutes A software development philosophy guides every developer throughout their career. Some adhere to prevailing philosophies that are written down in books or written down in code. Some invent their own beliefs based on their view of the software world. My philosophical influences come from the likes of Domain-Driven Design, Test Driven Development, the Agile Software…

SignalFx

SignalFx and EC2

Reading Time: 2 minutes SignalFx and EC2 are a match made in heaven. If you need to ensure the uptime of your EC2 instances monitoring tools like SignalFx is a must-have. Follow along for details that will help you use SignalFx to monitor an existing EC2 instance. If you have different EC2 & SignalFx integration requirements see this documentation.…