Today I'm stepping out of my comfort zone and committing to doing lightning talks at Tulsa Web Devs. After last nights meeting, while others were doing so, I realized that I should also be sharing the things that interest me. Maybe someone else will find something I have to say interesting.

This just so happens to coincide with a campaign GitLab is pushing which encourages others to make commitments and stick with them.

So, here I am, committing to these lightning talks which may (or may not) include topics that include Netlify, GitLab, and Let’s Encrypt.


As previously mentioned, Netlify has done a really nice job of putting together a product which exemplifies a solid, modern approach to web development. The architecture is commonly referred to as "JAMstack", and while I initially cringed at the name, I've come to embrace the moniker.

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Control-C vs Control-D

When starting to use the terminal, it’s inevitable that you come across running a command that remains running and the direction is to press Control-C to stop it.

And sometimes, you may be directed to press Control-D.

But what’s the difference? Why did one work one time and not the other?

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