Monthly Archives: January 2014

AWS/node.js question

I’m looking for sample code that sets the “website-redirect-location” property of an S3 object using the AWS toolkit for node.js. Here’s the code I wrote that does not succeed in setting the property on the object. s3.putObject ({Bucket: “scripting.com”, Key: … Continue reading

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Wealth does not make you smarter

This thread began in a Facebook post by Mike Godwin, who is the Godwin in Godwin’s Law. I know Mike. He’s a regular East Bay liberal lawyer type. Not rich, as far as I know, intellectual, opinionated, left-leaning, and a … Continue reading

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The ideal Node.js starter platform

How to… 1. Create an account, enter a username and password. 2. Go to my GitHub project, click on Settings, click on Service Hooks. 3. Click on the name of your platform, enter your credentials from step 1, and click … Continue reading

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The browser and spaces after periods

A great thread on Facebook started by my friend Elisa Camahort Page. She pointed to a Slate piece by Farhad Manjoo (another friend!) that says you should never put two spaces after a period that ends a sentence. I certainly … Continue reading

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Rebooting the Cobalt Qube?

This came up in a comment on yesterday’s post. I used to have a Cobalt Qube, many years ago. I even hosted scripting.com on it, as a static site. It ran Linux and Apache, but I never accessed it through … Continue reading

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I’m becoming a Node.js developer

A little over a year ago I switched my primary development platform to browser-based JavaScript. Fargo came out of that, and soon there will be Fargo 2. But we needed a solid back-end, and we didn’t have one as of … Continue reading

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The future was more exciting

For decades the future of tech was far more exciting than the present. The potential was overwhelming to people who got a glimpse of it. But a lot of that potential has now been realized. It has been incorporated into … Continue reading

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