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Crypto Mining

CPU Mining on a Raspberry Pi

Monero is one of the most profitable cryptocurrencies that can still be mined using a CPU. Unlike other cryptocurrencies that rely on specialized hardware, you can mine XMR (RandomX) using your computer or, in this case, a raspberry pi. With that said if you’re going to use your raspberry pi to mine Monero don’t expect […]




MS SQL Server on MacOS with Docker and VS Code

Now that Docker has made every developers life easier, I’m going to walk you through a few quick steps to get Microsoft SQL Server up and running on MacOS. The first thing you need to do is install Docker on your Mac. Install Docker I chose to install Docker Desktop so that’ll be what I’ll […]




.NET Core, Identity and MySQL on MacOS

I recently went through the pain of developing a .NET Core MVC website on MacOS. This post is meant to help you get started using Identity authentication and MySQL as your backend database. I’m going to assume you have .NET Core SDK installed. If you don’t make sure you install the latest version. The current […]




Allow Multiple Email Addresses in a Lightning Input Component

The lightning input component has built in support for emails which works great when you need to accept an email address as input. <lightning:input aura:id=”emailForm” label=”To: ” type=”email” name=”toEmail” value=”{!v.toEmail}” required=”true”/> This auto validates the input to ensure its in the correct format. The moment you add a semi-colon to add multiple emails, the validation […]



SSL Lock

Setup A Free SSL Certificate For Your Website With Cloudflare

There are numerous reasons why you should be using SSL on your website or blog. I won’t go through all them but a few reasons include: Protecting user privacy Improved SEO scores Browsers will mark your website as secure Gain customer/reader trust These are just a few but there are several other reasons to be […]




GDPR Blocking Services

Since I posted my solution for displaying ads after users have given consent, a few solutions have emerged to block EU users completely. This may be a bit extreme but if you’re worried about being complaint and don’t care about EU traffic then take a look at these services: https://euroshield.xyz/ https://gdpr-shield.io/ I’ll keep updating this […]




Google Adsense And EU GDPR Compliance

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect on May 25th, 2018 and many of us who use Google Adsense to monetize our blogs may be in violation of the new EU law. Google is working on serving non-personalized ads to EU visitors but at this time that hasn’t been released yet. Many are […]