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

  • 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 […]


  • Newly-Rebuilt Web Server

    Despite the fact that this site seems abandoned, I’ve maintained it through many iterations and many web servers. For the longest time it was hosted on Dreamhost’s shared hosting, but a couple of years ago I decided it was time to move to my own VPS. I chose a Canadian host, LunaNode. Initially I built […]


  • Microsoft is Shutting Down CodePlex, the Right Way?

    Brian Harry: At that time, CodePlex.com will start serving a read-only lightweight archive that will allow you to browse through all published projects – their source code, downloads, documentation, license, and issues – as they looked when CodePlex went read-only. You’ll also be able to download an archive file with your project contents, all in […]


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.