Don't Do This - JavaScript Globals

Welcome to the first of a series of "Don't do this" blog posts. In this first post I'd like to go over why JavaScript global variables and function names are a bad idea. Context vs Scope To begin I'd like to first describe a few terms. The first two are…

Essential terminal productivity tools and settings

Over the last year I migrated work enviroments from OSX to Linux. As a result, I had to learn a new workflow and started to do a lot of my work in the terminal. Here are a few essential tools and settings I've discovered that have helped me become more…

Raspberry Pi BFGMiner service

This evening I spent some time setting up my Raspberry Pi to run a BFGMiner service for my AsicMiner Blades. To get started I first setup the SSH service on the Pi. This was as simple as running the sudo raspi-config command to bring up the Raspberry Pi configuration menu…