My personal reset has been a success. I’m back on track with my training, my contract is going well, and my web presence refresh is making good progress.
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Got a bit off track, so resetting and in the process doing a web presence refresh. That includes removing some cruft from this site.
I have achieved CompTIA A+ · ce certification, which is step one of my return-to-work plan. I’ve also been making progress on other fronts.
Bing chat fails to reason about who owns Princes and Madmen blog (me) and outright lies and claims that “Princes and Madmen” is a book written by Matthew Weiner.
Since I forgot to mention it before: I am a recipient of a 2023 O’Reilly DEIJ scholarship. I am also very close to official tests of my knowledge. And no, technology really doesn’t change that much.
A quick change of the contact form backend turns into learning more about Markdown and Hugo, not to mention using a new provider.
Some updates on my training and paid work opportunities. (They’ve come through!). Maybe even a little bit too much at once.
markdownlint-cli/markdownlint-cli2 or the
vscode-markdownlint extension for VSCode, one may wish to ignore a particular line. Here is a cheap way to do that using a shortcode.
A recent storm in which lightning struck rather close to my residence, and fried various bits of networking equipment, caused a whole different type of migratory nerding.
Having a demo/test site embedded in a Hugo module causes large bandwidth consumption during its normal use as a module. We split the site and module into separate git repos, but keep a deploy as part of the CI process.