Gmails Got a Confidential Mode

GMail keeps getting feature rich day in day out. I noticed this update after GMail for web (chrome browser) asked to be refreshed after installing some updates. The confidential mode allows for emails being sent to be read-only....

Github : Codeship :Firebase Hosting

If free is a requirement to hosting your code amidst running a continuous integration and delivery setup. You have come to the right place. This here, is a short tutorial to making this come true....

What the Heck Is Gdpr

This is a blog post, that is meant to paint in broad strokes an understanding of what GDPR is. Almost every website or web app you access today is in your face about new terms and conditions they are rolling out and will like to make you aware and/or seek your permission....

The Pipe

The alternate symbol (vertical bar) on the backslash key, on the standard US keyboard: is known as the pipe. i’m sure more of you didnt know it was called that....

The Move to Firebase

For some reason, I just do not remmeber why, I decided to find out if my one off blog could find another home. For two years, this blog has been squatting living for free on github and before that blogger....

After a Fortmat

Something I do regulary to any machine I work with is a regular format. I find, that with regular use, a MacOS | Win | Linux box gathers dust - remanants of software installed, uninstalled, used-no-more, forgotten among other things, that clutter or clog ones workflow....

Grep

Another linux command, I find very useful, this is a command that helps you search for strings/text within documents. There are a whole lot of uses for it, but I will leave you to explore that yourself....

Nifty Linux Commands

This post is the beginning of a series I’d tag nlc to talk about linux commands that I come across.A simpler man page for myself of my own words, minus the bells and whistles of the many options you come across in the man pages without almost ever using....

Running Ghost on Google Compute Engine

So what do you with $300 you cannot spend. Well except on the platform that gave you the cash, albeit virtual. I run a blog or as I like to say, a place where I dump my thoughts and ideas at johnawotwi....

Apps Unbecoming

“There is an app for that” is a phrase that 2016 saw and heard in abundance. Almost every facet of our lives has been permeated by a plethora of apps. Most notably mobile applications, spurred on by the constant growth of the smartphone market and the need for connected devices....