17 Posts

My experience with Coin and why it will ultimately fail

Update: While my opinion of the Coin has not changed I just wanted to give Coin's PR a shout out. This is how you do PR. And for the record I don't regret my decision to buy the Coin at all, it's just not going to cut it for me…

Ubuntu, formatting a 3TB drive

There was a blog post that I have used multiple times to format a drive at or over 3TB in size. Unfortunately the original blog post recently went offline and I had to use the wayback machine to get it's contents. The original URL of the post is: here and…

Why it's a bad idea to put a CNAME record on your root domain

When I first setup this blog on AWS S3 I wanted to use my "naked domain" name. What that means is instead of visitors going to www.joshstrange.com I wanted them to be able to go to joshstrange.com. It just seemed cleaner to me and it was fairly…

Playing around with GoAngular

UPDATE 12/23/13 On December 21st, 2013 Firebase reached out to me because of this blog post to ask for what exactly I found more desirable in goAngular/goInstant over AngularFire/Firebase and to point out the updated documentation for AngularFire which has really simplified the API. Not only…