Staticman...The Journey Continues

In this post I will do a quick dive on how I setup my own staticman instance in Heroku since the public API and Dev API are no longer responding. First, this site from yasoob does a great job running down how to get this setup in Github and on Heroku. I will just add af ew changes I made based on the content of Issue #299. As pointed out in yasoob’s post, and in a ton of issues on the repo, there are a few things amiss with the master branch....

August 20, 2019 · 2 min · Dan C Williams

I do enjoy a good pound cake

…and here is my favorite recipe! I do enjoy baking a pound cake form time to time and here is my favorite recipe. It is very basic, but gets the job done! 2 cups of flour 2 cups of sugar 2 sticks of butter 2 teaspoons of vanilla 6 eggs Boom! Too easy, right? The secret is to mix this…FOREVER. When you put this in the mixer for 5 minutes or so it will be yellow....

August 17, 2019 · 1 min · Dan C Williams

Notify the world

But leave me out of the discussion… We all know the patron Saint of spreading your message to the world: But, lets be cognizant of our surroundings. Everyone wants to hear your announcement. But, maybe, they do not want to be a part of the overall discussion. More often these days folks are copying God and country on every e-mail that goes out. Most of these e-mails are announcements that require little to no feedback....

July 16, 2019 · 2 min · Dan C Williams

I like vacations

…and you can let me know about yours. Just don’t blow up my calendar. Even with all the super cool collaboration tools that are available today, a lot of management types still rely on the old faithful Outlook Calendar. They ask that you send out an invite for your vacation so that all the key stakeholders are aware of the time you will be out of the office. I will admit, I still do this today and I encourage my staff to do the same....

July 14, 2019 · 2 min · Dan C Williams

First Test with new Drafts and Shortcuts Automations

…Let’s See if This Works! I just spent the last day putting together some Drafts actions and iOS Shortcuts. This is just a short test to see if the process works. Then I will document it all. Image test:

May 31, 2019 · 1 min · Dan C Williams