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Erraticbits

Writings

Here are a collection of things I’ve written over the years. While occasionally useful to others, the primary purpose of writing these is for me to document/remember how I set things up.

2022


Analytics via. Ackee

·3 mins
Ever since I moved away from platforms like Wordpress and Google Analytics, I’ve had limited visibility into usage of this website.

Moving my files in-house

·5 mins

Every six months or so, when the position of the moon is just right, I flip-flop on the privacy/self-hosted vs. just-let-Google-handle-it issue. Today, I’ve flopped toward privacy and self-hosting.

2021


My Traefik Setup

·2 mins
This post, as most of my posts tend to be, is my attempt at documenting how I set something up so that future Jeff can do it again, or troubleshoot it when it inevitable breaks at some point in the, hopefully, distant future.

FastAPI, React and Docker

·7 mins
I’ve recently been working on a fun Advent of Code project for work and using some new (to me) technologies like FastAPI and Docker for deployment.

Monica on Docker

·3 mins
I recently came across a post on Mastodon about someone adopting a personal CRM (Monica CRM) as a way of keeping track of their personal relationships.

2020


Tor Relay

·4 mins
tor
I’m a huge fan of both privacy and cool technology, so it goes without saying that I’m also a huge fan of the Tor Project.

2019


Blog with Hugo, Gitlab CD, and Caddy

·11 mins
This post is an overview on how I setup this site (built using Hugo) to be automatically deployed to my Caddy server using Gitlab’s continuous deployment.