General web nerd. Rider of bicycles. Amateur picture taker.

  • Quick Script to Migrate from SimpleNotes

    Moving hundreds or thousands of notes from SimpleNotes (to Apple Notes in my case)? This script aught to help clean up a few things for a better structure after importing. Converts tags in *.txt files to #tag format for easier searching. Preserves original modified timestamp. Updates the modified timestamps to a UTC offset (if specified) […]

  • iOS Shortcuts for Firefly III

    Update: I’ve posted new versions of these shortcuts for iOS13 and Firefly III 4.8: I built a couple of iOS shortcuts for Firefly III (a self-hosted personal finance web app) to let me add transactions on the go. I’ve shared some more details and iCloud links to the shortcuts below. The first Shortcut is […]

  • Self-Hosting Fathom analytics behind Apache

    I’m hosting Fathom on my domain at /fathom. It runs its own web server, so I’ve done this using a reverse proxy that makes the Fathom server accessible at that virtual directory. Their self-hosting instructions do have an example configuration for using Fathom with a reverse proxy through NGINX, but not Apache. Fortunately the idea’s […]

Please excuse the rough edges. This site is an experiment with WordPress 5.9’s Full Site Editing – a new way to make websites with open source software. Things may be a little rough for the foreseeable future, though (hopefully) still entirely useful.