Welcome!

This is my web log, where I formalize some of my thoughts and ideas into posts to share with others or keep just for my own reference.

Thanks for visiting!

Ad-blocking with a cloud-hole

Ad-blocking is an ongoing war of developers and advertisers. For some people, removing all ads is as simple as installing an ad-blocking extension. For mobile users, things get trickier. For consoles and embedded devices, your chances of successfully blocking ads take a sharp dive.

What if you could block all ads on all devices on your entire network by changing a single setting in your router?

Read more

Deploying from git via ftp

Lets take advantage of GitLab’s Continuous Integration support, known as gitlab-ci. The project in question will have to be hosted on gitlab.com, unless you have your own (perhaps Dockerized) GitLab and want to implement your own runners.

I use this for websites – deploying straight from git to a staging site – but it’s designed to build and test your code for other projects, too.

Read more