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) […]


  • Based on the title of this link you’d probably expect it to be an old fart ranting about web standards, but really it’s an important lesson in accessibility… oh, those are the same thing? Right, read on. www.brucelawson.co.uk/2018/the-practical-value-of-semantic-html/ Also on: Twitter


  • iOS Shortcuts for Firefly III

    Update: I’ve posted new versions of these shortcuts for iOS13 and Firefly III 4.8: www.jessedyck.me/2019/12/updated-firefly-iii-shortcuts-for-ios-13/ 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 […]


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