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Matthew Cantelon

Things I do: develop software, ride bikes, and drink pop.

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Evoluent VerticalMouse4 + OSX Catalina + Karabiner = Working Buttons

One month ago, I got a new laptop for work. It was provisioned with OSX Catalina and there was no way to go back. The bad news, my Evoluent VerticalMouse 4 did not work properly on Catalina. After one month of having only a Back button, which was in the wrong location, I got frustrated enough to fix it.

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Finding Available Icons for Ubuntu Touch App Dev

There is no official list online but there are two ways to get the list of icons: finding the repository they come from or connecting to a phone with Ubuntu Touch installed.

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Anchors and height of a Page are automatically determined to align with the header of the MainView, but can be overridden. Page contents does not automatically leave space for the Page header, so this must be taken into account when anchoring the contents of the Page.

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This totally didn't kick my ass

Setup your Wifi Card from the Command Line in Debian Buster

For the past few weeks I have been setting up an old (circa 2003) laptop for my day to day usage. In doing so, I am having to learn how to setup common things (like wifi) from the command line. I have read a bunch of documentation and blog posts to get my network card working in Debian Buster and I hope this post brings all of it together.

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πŸ’» Watched: Preventing the Collapse of Civilization by Jonathan Blow

 

Finally, Smaller Images

Big thanks to Laura Kalbag and her post on responsive images with Hugo. I have straightup ripped off the img.html shortcode that she posted. It is great!

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Project Beetle: Year 2019, Week 38

Two failed attempts to perform an oil change… 🀨

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Project Beetle: Year 2019, Week 37

Parts I ordered last week have arrived so next week I’ll be able to do my first service, which is much needed.

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πŸ’» Watched: The Future of Programming by Bret Victor

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Using Fastify with Sapper

The Svelte library has been picking up steam lately so I gave it a try this week and found it quite enjoyable. The next questions for me were: how do I use Fastify server and get server-side rendering?

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Project Beetle: Year 2019, Week 36

Settling in after our move.

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πŸ’» Watched: The Future of Programming - A talk by "Uncle" Bob Martin

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Project Beetle: Year 2019, Week 28

Not a ton of work done this week but did manage to make it to a small meet.

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Project Beetle: Year 2019, Week 27

My wife, the dog, and myself were all sick for a week. It was brutal. We are still recovering so this week has been cleaning, organizing, and preparing to do work.

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