Garrett Mills - Posts & Updates A sporadic collection of my thoughts, blog posts, and project updates Thu, 23 Jul 2020 09:15:49 GMT awesome en Copyright 2020 Garrett Mills. All rights reserved. Technology Software Development Education <![CDATA[Blog Post]]> 5f199bad6ba57f18297b4e7c Thu, 23 Jul 2020 09:15:49 GMT How to Code From Home Like a Boss

With the current need to work from home, I've put together a list of tricks and tools I use to do my work as a software developer remotely, and discuss the challenges. Here's what I use.

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I also added the ability to subscribe to this feed using RSS, Atom, and JSON thanks to a handy NPM package.]]> (Garrett Mills)
<![CDATA[Code Release]]> 5ea0d07b000b92b10459cd4f Wed, 22 Apr 2020 23:17:15 GMT VuES6 - ES6 Vue.js Components, in Plain JavaScript

I recently released a small utility library for defining Vue components as proper ES6 classes, but in vanilla JavaScript. I like to use this in small projects where I don't want to have to set up vue-cli and compile templates. More info here.

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<![CDATA[Side Project]]> 5e8ddda99127dad0043b9c66 Wed, 08 Apr 2020 14:20:25 GMT Connect-4 Webtoy

I've built a simple Connect-4 webtoy as a project for EECS 368 at the University of Kansas. You can play with it here.

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<![CDATA[Blog Post]]> 5e632cd98c1b7808113a5adb Sat, 07 Mar 2020 05:10:49 GMT Code Freedom with Gitea & Drone - Part I

In my never-ending quest to self-host all the things, I've deployed a combination of Gitea and Drone CI for a feature-for-feature, self-hosted alternative to GitHub. Here's how.

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<![CDATA[HackKU 2020]]> 5e547826173147060d872951 Tue, 25 Feb 2020 01:28:06 GMT Noded - Free-Form Notes & Databases

I recently attended the annual University of Kansas hackathon, where me and a couple friends built Noded.

Noded is a tree-based note taking app based on reusable page elements. It provides support for basic notes, uploaded files, a built-in code editor, customizable databases, static website exports, and sub-tree sharing. Check it out here.

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<![CDATA[Code Release]]> 5dfbe96b78c3d7593abd5c8d Thu, 19 Dec 2019 21:19:39 GMT flitter-di@0.1

Flitter-DI is the second-generation dependency-injector used by the Flitter framework. It was pulled from the libflitter project in the hope that it can remain independent from the rest of Flitter and can be used in other projects. More info here.

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<![CDATA[Blog Post]]> 5dd04b99e54ea20caf6b7249 Sat, 16 Nov 2019 19:18:49 GMT Dependency Injection in Less Than 100 Lines of Pure JavaScript

DI is a powerful pattern for segmenting code to keep it efficient and easy to reuse. In this article, we're going to build a basic DI in <100 lines of pure ES6. Read about it here.

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<![CDATA[Blog Post]]> 5dce587aac2bb042f50478ab Fri, 15 Nov 2019 07:49:14 GMT A New Platform - My Relentless Pursuit of Privacy

I've finally moved the home of my blog from over to a self-hosted Hexo blog. Why? Read more here.

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<![CDATA[Code Release]]> 5dbc5b2298927ad9f6245e7c Fri, 01 Nov 2019 16:19:46 GMT flitter-auth@0.13

This release of Flitter's auth provider brings an OAuth2 server, OAuth2 client, and refinements to the login flow structure. More details here.

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<![CDATA[Speaking]]> 5dbc53fe98927ad9f6245e7b Fri, 01 Nov 2019 15:49:18 GMT Computing in the Kubernetes Framework

Recently I had the pleasure of presenting at the University of Kansas' Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis Weekly Colloquium. You can find resources from my talk on using k8s for scientific computing here.]]> (Garrett Mills) <![CDATA[Blog Post]]> 5dbc536798927ad9f6245e7a Fri, 01 Nov 2019 15:46:47 GMT Building a Raspberry Pi Cluster - Part 3

In the third installment of my miniature-HPC series, we discuss OpenMPI, Python3, and running parallel jobs. Read more here.

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