Open Source Note Taking Apps

I try to find a good open-source replacement for the big closed source, online-only services like OneNote, Evernote and Simplenote. I've done this a few times in the past and wanted to check back in on the state of development. This time around I…

A noisy check: part two

Looking back, it seems so obvious now. Why hadn't I done the one simple test that would have answered this problem ages ago? …

Morning Lit Magnolia

'Morning Lit Magnolia' Copyright 2015 Frank J Casella…

E-mail Folders and what's wrong with them.

Recently I had a bit of a discussion with someone who was very proud of his elaborate email filing system, which made me remember the days way back when. We are talking 18 years ago, I had perfected my email folder setup - everything had its place,…

A noisy check: part one

This story begins from me wanting to be a good little sysadmin and make sure all our services are properly monitored. Netdata is a rather handy tool for monitoring servers. It can draw pretty graphs of all kinds of metrics from the various services…

Minecraft Catacombs of Sadness

This is just a project update for the work I've been doing on Daniel Turner's Fantasy Realm. I've most recently been building the Catacombs of Sadness, an original Indiana Jone's style mini-game located in the Spooky Ville Area of the Fantasy…

Seriously considering going back to static HTML

Don't get me wrong, I have enjoyed the convenience of posting content on the Internet with the help of dynamic web applications, like Dokuwiki and Flatpress.  But recently I decided to take a closer look at how I've been using them and try and…

Hey! It was a great first week of kahoot. Lots of contestants and a tight leaderboard. I even managed to create some drama, around a quiz... Yeah that's me 🤷‍♂️…