Dustin Davis
Developer, Entrepreneur
Category: Programming & Internet

I love the idea of Disney Circle, Torch, and Luma where you can get on your phone and pause the internet for certain devices at home. But Circle being the cheapest, I didn’t really want to shell out $99 for yet another device when I just paid $155 for a new Nighthawk R7000 router and […]

In our home we have an old iMac for the kids to use. They each have their own login. Each login has a parental control that logs them out after one hour. This has been helpful to prevent fights over who has been on too long and limits their screen time. The problem I’ve had […]

As I have been working on a new project in Aurelia the past few weeks, I’ve encountered a number of problems. Solutions come that seem obvious after the fact, but a slow process to get to them. In this simple tutorial, I show show a simple proof-of-concept I came up with for an accordion resource […]

TL;DR – After analyzing the current state of Angular 1, Angular 2, React/Redux, Aurelia, Ember & Meteor, I’m using Aurelia for my next project. Since attending ng-conf 2015,¬†and the announcement of Angular 2, I felt 2015 would be the year the internet stood still to wait for Angular 2. It turns out that wasn’t the […]

I just saw WordPress admin is now running on node/react/flux. That is pretty huge. I’ve downloaded their mac desktop app and I’m writing my first post using it. While I don’t do much PHP development these days, a lot of my day has moved from Python to JavaScript. I’ve always felt that is the way […]

Thanks to Matt Berther for this nice little command to create an iso image from a directory in OS X. hdiutil makehybrid -o ~/image.iso ~/path/to/folder -iso -joliet Let’s be honest, I’m not going to remember this command in 6 months when I need to run it again. So I created a service. I’ll show you […]

I love collecting t-shirts at programming conference. So far I’ve gotten some good ones at ng-conf. Here are the eight shirts I added to my wardrobe. Counting down to my favorite. 8. CDK Global These guys were awesome to put a t-shirt in every swag bag so you didn’t have to go ask for it. […]

Yesterday I attended the advanced workshop at ng-conf. I thought I\’d share some of the highlights. There were four rooms for the advanced workshops. We stayed in the same room while the instructors rotated. AngularJS Animation Our first session was on AngularJS Animation by Lukas Ruebbelke. I\’ll be honest, I\’ve been spoiled by being able […]

I recently needed to update the SSL certificate on EnvelopeBudget.com. Below are the notes I took in the process for when I need to do it again in 5 years. Step 1 Purchase an SSL certificate. I bought a cheap one from namecheap.com. Step 2 Create CSR (certificate signing request) openssl req -newkey rsa:2048 -nodes […]

My mom called me last night. She owns a hot tub dealership in the Salt Lake City area. She said she had a woman come in and purchase a top of the line hot tub the other day. The woman said, \”I\’m glad I found you. You were not on Google when I searched. Someone […]