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Ruby clamdscan - New Gem Available

Tags: Programming, Ruby

In an attempt to learn how Ruby and Ruby Gems development works, I've published a new gem!

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This removes the neccessity for Ruby and Ruby on Rails services to have ClamAV or any of its programs installed on the same host. You can now communicate with a separate servic...

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Christ Never Called Us Lions

Tags: Life, Theology, Christianity, Ministry

My goodness. 2020 was A YEAR. 2021 has shaped up to be a match, just half way in.

There's a lot to unpack in the questions I've had over the past year. The pandemic has claimed so many lives; either directly by illness, by horrid injustices especially for our BIPOC brothers and sisters, or indirec...

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Bless the City

Tags: Life, Theology, Christianity, Ministry

Often times, I hear Christians worry or complain that we live in a post-Christian world. What people usually mean by this, is that for a time, the world (and in most cases, the "world" they refer to is the United States) was largely full of people who would call themselves Christians, but now that t...

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Webhooks Continued, Server Configuration And You

Tags: Git, Websites, Webhooks, Linux, Nginx, LetsEncrypt

Continued from Using Git to Keep Your Website up to Date

In the previous post, we set up a listener that would listen for an HTTP request from Github and run a script to update your website automatically. But, there are a few things left undone.

In this phase, we'll set up an Nginx reverse p...

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Using Git to Keep Your Website up to Date

Tags: Programming, Git, Websites, Webhooks, Node, Restify, Linux

I'm not a website developer by trade, though I can do some of the work. Honestly, for years, I felt like I needed to build my own CMS from scratch or I wasn't a good enough developer. But I'm also a developer that has a tendancy to redo his work over and over again unless I have a deadline.

So fi...

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Tags: Life, Surgery

So I had Lasik yesterday.

And I can say, it was fantastic! The day after I've got 20/15 vision. Almost all of the discomfort is gone and I can see better than I did before with my contacts.

I think that everyone should do research before getting surgury, especially elective surgery, but in th...

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