Old Guy New Trick

An old guys journey to learn how to code.

Summary of all published posts

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NetCat Part Deux - The Writing on the Wall SUMMARY:  TUse NetCat to help troubleshoot a TCP Port issue on a Linux VM (Guest) and our Laptop (OS X) which is a Host running VirtualBox. My node (laptop) on the networ... 2017-01-12 23:36:35 UTC 2017-01-16 19:23:00 UTC
OMG Netcat Can Do That?!!! SUMMARY:  Today we will see yet another cool thing netcat can do - file transfer. I could be King if I surrounded myself by fools.  But I'd rather immerse myself in a gro... 2016-12-14 00:48:15 UTC 2016-12-14 15:20:35 UTC
Fist Full of Tips SUMMARY:  Today I will cover a few tips that I picked up recently from my new job and noodling around a bit.  We will re-visit ngrok, explore iTerm, use netcat (nc) and brush ... 2016-11-30 00:43:52 UTC 2016-12-01 14:02:11 UTC
IP Man, err I mean Binary Ipsum As an intravert, it is hard for me to do public speaking.  But after enjoying so many speakers at Conferences and our local RubyJax MeetUp, I decided that I had to buck up and d... 2016-11-29 02:00:00 UTC 2016-11-30 02:01:13 UTC
Importance Of Naming Things SUMMARY:  A quick look at the importance of using the correct file name format when creating Rspec tests.  In this example I had some issues with the creation of new feature t... 2016-08-04 13:43:12 UTC 2016-08-12 15:33:11 UTC
When It Is Time To Share, Add A Dash of Ngrok SUMMARY:  Today I will cover a possible solution for sharing your Rails Application from your development environment to your client over the internet.  I will be using a tool... 2016-08-02 00:16:28 UTC 2016-08-02 00:47:51 UTC
Own And Fix Your Mistakes SUMMARY:  This post will cover one possible solution for fixing an issue where one has committed sensitive data to a remote repo.  I will be using a tool called BFG Repo Clean... 2016-07-24 00:51:07 UTC 2016-07-24 19:11:16 UTC
Pour Some Subdomains On Me SUMMARY:  This post will cover one possible solution for working with subdomains in a rails development environment.  The solution will use lvh.me and comes with an example Ra... 2016-07-20 22:15:07 UTC 2016-07-22 18:54:24 UTC
Walk On The Wild Side SUMMARY:  In this post I will cover how I solved a problem of creating multiple Virtual Machines, in an automated fashion, using virt-install.  Our Virtual Server host system ... 2016-07-20 18:35:32 UTC 2016-07-22 16:47:40 UTC
Ooopsie, Time to Automate A week or so ago Digital Ocean had done some maintenance and had to restart my droplet.  Althought they had done their part and notified me about the outage, it slipped my mind.... 2016-05-30 22:59:33 UTC 2016-06-01 00:45:20 UTC