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Things That Help Me Get Work Done [link]

Written by Remy Sharp / Original link on Jan. 7, 2021

Sara Soueidan's post on what keeps her focused is a great read (even if I did miss it being posted over a month ago). Generally I have a similar process to my day to day work, but two things that specifically stood out for me. She writes I’ve found that I like to create standing, and consume sittin…


Connecting to Atlas replica sets [blog]

Written by Remy Sharp / Original link on Jan. 6, 2021

As much as using mongodb makes me feel like I'm being lazy, and as much as I dislike using mongoose in Node, I do keep using it… Up until last year I was using mlab, but they shut down, so for free sandbox mongo databases, I'm using Mongo Atlas. Except actually connecting is a bit of a faff and not…


One liner command [link]

Written by Remy Sharp / Original link on Jan. 5, 2021

A massive list of single line commands (sometimes a bit convoluted, but still) with a simple explanation of what it does. I wouldn't use this as a lookup to "do a thing" but it's extremely useful to browse and see what's possible and how you can go about it. The list is based on linux so for Mac us…


Books I read in 2020 [blog]

Written by Remy Sharp / Original link on Jan. 1, 2021

This year has been a bit of an odd reading year. On one hand I've read some books I've absolutely entirely fallen in love with whilst at the same time I've read a few books (and am still reading now) that are of average length but have taken me what felt like an age to read (Children of Time). I al…


My 2020 [blog]

Written by Remy Sharp / Original link on Dec. 31, 2020

As with previous years I like to leave myself and end of year note to remind Future Remy what he was up to. So is my last me-me-me post of 2020. The 2020 backdrop I very much doubt if Future Remy has forgotten this year, but on the off chance, it was the one with the pandemic. Hopefully the only on…