DRU (DIVA Resource for Users)

DIVArchive is great at what it does, but sometimes you need to fill a gap in the product and the workflow. Thankfully there are APIs we can use for that.


As a self proclaimed small-time coder I've always been scared to contribute to open-source projects, but I decided to change that.

From Zero to AWS Certified

When everything is moving the cloud you should probably learn it because the cloud can solve all the problems (right?)

Migrating to Hugo and S3

When hosting costs have got you down, the only logical thing to do is migrate your entire website. This is my journey from a shared webhost to a static S3 website.

Filmmaking and Open Source

I have a crazy idea. I'm not sure if it will work, but I'm going to try and see if I can't make it a reality. I want to make an open-source film, in a fashion I don't think has been attempted.

Windows 10 and the Future

Windows 10 has been out for a little over 4 months now. I've had it installed on a vitual machine since then. I like to see what's coming, and get a grasp on it. In the past, with Windows 7, 8, and the 8.1, and the 10 (up to now) betas that is all I've every done. Then my desktop started giving me problems.

Video Encoding Made Simplier

FFmpeg allows for ProRes to be generated on a Windows machine freeing the need for a Mac, but it lives in the command line out of reach of many. While not as feature rich as others may be I make the encode as simple as possible so that video encoding can be simple.

Perfecting Lazy

A first attempting at making my onset life easier with python. I decide to automate most of the tedium to free myself to work on other important matters.