Daniel Bradbury

April 18, 2024

deploying with ecs

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ECS, Deploying from GitHub Actions

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March 23, 2018

Git Auth when Windows Credentials are Locked

Most Windows users won’t run into this problem because they don’t have a system administrator controlling their machine but for anyone who is experiencing weirdness while using wincred Read more

January 08, 2018

Twitter Gaming

There are plenty of twitter management tools out that will help automate / manage your twitter account for a few bucks a month.

While most products don't add too much value I've ...

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December 20, 2017


The initial introduction to the underwater dystopian society of Rapture...

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November 26, 2017

Reverse Engineering 'Product Catalog'

Recently I've been looking at an application that has some data that I'd like to scrape and use/format for my own selfish desires. The application we are targeting is on iOS + Android so...

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November 21, 2017

Ixalan Draft #1

Black/Blue/White Deck

Didnt realize I messed up mana until I got home.. would have preferred a 664...

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November 17, 2017

Connecting to Wifi on Amtrak

I wrote this post a few months ago when I was stuck on a train and figured I'd publish it before it gets lost forever.

Today I bring you the pain in the as...

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November 16, 2017


Just trying to do things like

<a href=”#” onclick=”alert(1)”>ZZZ</a>

Expected behavior here?.. Scroll to top of the page right? Not if turbolinks is...

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October 03, 2017

Horse's Hoofs - Sagely Errors

Associated reading: Zhuangzi - Horse's hoofs

TLDRBWPIKWG; The natural order is pretty chill but some "sage...

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September 11, 2017

Intercepting iOS Network Traffic on Mac

For the most part you are probably fine just using a solution like mitmproxy (shown here) and sniffing HTTP/S traffic but som...

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February 14, 2017

Trying to make sense of PG&E's Marketing Campaigns

We are getting close to baseball season and since I try to catch the majority of games that means I get to watch a ton more local advertising!

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January 22, 2017

Mediocrity in Movies (part 1)

I've been trying to make sense of the wave of mediocore movies, games, and music that has been dumped on us lately. This will be part 1 of a series of rants dedicated to mediocrity.

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December 12, 2016

Exploiting P2P Game Hosting in Dead by Daylight

Any gamer will tell you dedicated servers are prefered to someone being selected as the host and having an unfair advantage with much better latency. P2P online gaming is just awful for anyone w...

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December 04, 2016

Unnecessary Noise in the Programming community

Growing up on the internet I've always been aware of trolling and general BM that are associated with competetive gaming and message boards. Unfortunately I've been noticing similar beha...

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June 26, 2016

Turbolinks and anchors

So far my journey with turbolinks hasn't been too bad; I write my slop and things work as I'd expect them to. I knew this streak of good luck was bound to come to an end at ...

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May 29, 2016

Different browsers are the worst

While working on a personal project I ran into an issue with a bootstrap navbar collapse. In my local testing everything went fine and I decided to push and hoped everything would behave properl...

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May 29, 2016

Vim Tricks - Googling with keywordprg

Most vim users are familiar with the man page lookup; K under the cursor or on visual selection. For anyone who needs a quick refrersher lets take a look at the help docs (hel...

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May 04, 2016

Into the Abyss with Turbolinks

Previous attempts to adopt turbolinks during upgrades or new projects led me to the conclusion that I have a burning hatred for everything the project stands for (rage hatred is the...

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May 02, 2016

Development Turntable

And the turntable keeps on turnin' and turnin' Nothing can fuck with the way it goes around - Slug

Human nature tells us that there is a natural desire...

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April 13, 2016

Scaling Images with HTML5 Canvas

Had intented to post this 8 months ago but it got lost in the sea of gists..

This is old news by now for most but I had quite a bit of fun implementing it for ...

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April 09, 2016

Playing the Twitter-game

I am not a marketer not do I have any real prior experience managing PR/social media for a company of any size. This is just a write-up of some of my learnings while out in the wild...

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February 12, 2016

Replacing SimpleCov

After fighting with simplecov for a little longer that I would like to admit; was attempting to get it to start analyzing a grou...

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December 30, 2015

"Requirements for a Text Editor"

These are my minimum requirements for a competent text editor. The list is meant to serve as a quick litmus test for true understanding of tooling in the craft of writing software.<...

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December 12, 2015

replacing heroku

For anyone still on Heroku and throwing addons at your application please stop and seriously reconsider what you are doing. Across the board things are getting a bit ridiculous for the average h...

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August 10, 2015

Deploying Jekyll Site on Ubuntu VPS

Over the past few months Heroku has become an increasingly expensive option for projects that are starting to scale in any way (Addon price hikes...

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July 15, 2015

matchadd vs match

The target of this post is to clear up any confusion about the subtle differences between matchadd and match/2match/3match. This is not meant ...

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November 01, 2014

stop being lazy and learn haml

The desire to write familiar view code, similar to the same html you were writing to support your shitty LAMP apps is completely understandable but it's time to move on from the...

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October 22, 2014

thoughts on heroku

After deploying over 10 applications with Heroku I think that I can finally make a fair assessment on the general developer / Heroku relationship.

After watching an excellent talk by Mat...

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