Restarting NodeBB after a crash and at login

I ran in to a minor issue the other day with my NobeBB install, and woke up to find it had crashed. Not really a big deal, as it is super easy to restart. But restarting it manually after a crash, or system reboot is not ideal - there must be a better way. And of course there is, and its super easy using systemd. There’s official docs on how to set this up. »

Migrating away from Wordpress to Hugo

In my quest to remove all php code from my site, it was time to get rid of Wordpress. don’t get me wrong, Wordpress is a great platform and is extremely useful for many different applications, but does feel very heavy for how I use it - as a simple blog. I use minimal plugins, and really only wanted a secure platform to share my thoughts and interests quickly. »

Migrating from myBB to NodeBB postgreSQL

Ok, so I’ve recently upgraded my support forum from myBB to a NodeBB install. I’d like to stay it was easy - well it kinda was, but there were many steps, so I thought I’d quickly outline what i did. The migration was a couple of weeks ago now - and not super fresh in my mind, so this is not a complete migration tutorial - more of an overview »

macOS Mojave and Mac App Store review purgatory

So, here we are again… stuck at the mercy of an opaque review system. Cookie (and also Privatus) have both been stuck in review now for close to a month. 😕 At first I was given reasons why review was failing, and while a few days earlier this was not a problem - I quickly fixed the given issues. That was the last time i heard back from Apple review… Both apps have been sitting in review now for weeks. »

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Resending dropped emails in Mailgun

I use a custom setup of Mailgun and Mailtrain to send out my newsletters. Recently I had an issue with sending out my latest newsletter, and came up with a solution I figured I would like to share. My small issue with Mailgun & Mailtrain Now don’t get me wrong, Mailgun + Mailtrain is a fantastic combo and saves me hundreds of dollars when sending out newsletters. If your’e not using it - you should be! »

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