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Set Up Chrome Profiles Like a Ninja

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Browser profiles are a good way of separating logins, history, and other settings for your different accounts eg. work vs personal, or if sharing a computer. One of the challenges when using multiple profiles is opening the browser with the profile you want. Here is how I manage my browser profiles…
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Performance by Default: Why I Rebuilt My Website with GatsbyJS

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I've recently rebuilt my Jekyll website using GatsbyJS . In this post, I'll share some of the great features of Gatsby that I've learned about in the process. Background As I found out while chasing a 100 performance score in Lighthouse for my Jekyll website , performance optimisation takes…
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Jekyll, Docker, Windows, and

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I recently attempted to set up Jekyll using Docker on Windows after running successfully on macOS for a few months. What I expected to be a relatively trivial exercise ended up involving issues with operating system networking, absolute URLs, and behaviour in Jekyll. Here are a few things I learned…
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FileVault and BitLocker on a Mac with Boot Camp

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In the past, setting up both FileVault encrypted macOS/OS X and BitLocker encrypted Windows on a Mac with Boot Camp required manually configuring the disk partitions in a specific way to work around limitations in the MBR (Master Boot Record) partition scheme. This now works by default using Boot…
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