• How to hot reload a Vapor project

    One question that gets frequently asked in Vapor’s Slack channel is whether is it possible to not have to recompile the entire project upon the slightest change in the source code. Until recently, I would have told you that this is just the unavoidable reality of compiled languages, but today I have a solution – sort of.

    April 13, 2018 - 2 minute read -
    tidbit vapor web
  • Direction: Japan!

    There are so many topics that I actually wanted to write about in these past few days (and I will get to them eventually, surely) but none is more important for me than the events happening recently. Two weeks ago, my Certificate of Eligibility was issued. Last week, it was delivered to me, I applied for Japanese work visas and still last week, I also got the visas issued.

    April 3, 2018 - 1 minute read -
    japan tidbit
  • How to de-Googlify your life

    Google, back in the day, used to be one of those companies that were loved by everyone and could essentially do no wrong. However, due to Google’s actions in the past few years, it feels like that illusion is slowly disappearing and the true nature of the company starts slowly showing – and honestly, it's not a particularly nice look.

    March 24, 2018 - 8 minute read -
  • How to get a free SSL certificate for your GitHub Pages site

    In the first article on this site, I described a way to host your site or blog on GitHub Pages while having it accessible via your own domain. I left the article with one thing left unsolved: the site was not accessible via HTTPS, and something like that would not fly in current year. Let us see how one can fix that – for free.

    March 14, 2018 - 5 minute read -
  • How to marry a Japanese girl

    A brief description of the legal hell you throw yourself into the moment you and your loved one decide to have an international marriage.

    March 8, 2018 - 5 minute read -
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