Move slow and break nothing

Danny Crichton, TechCrunch: For everyone, but particularly software engineers: let’s get back to basics. It’s better to have more reliable but less features than more features that are breaking every other day. Let’s move slow and break nothing. Reliability and stability are features. Focus on them.…

Automatic Feedbin subscription backups

A few weeks ago I switched from Fever. to Feedbin. I had been using Fever on a shared hosting account and, over the long term, was proving to be slower than I had expected it to be. So far Feedbin has proven to be considerably faster than my old Fever…

Fastmail in Fluid.app

I've spent the last few months bouncing around OSX mail clients. I went from Mail.app to Airmail, to a Mailmate trial, back to Airmail and then back to Mail.app. Now, however, I've finally settled on a mail client: Fastmail's web interface in a Fluid instance. I've gone with…

Sorting email using aliases and plus addressing in Fastmail

I subscribe to a number of mailing lists and, up until recently, had been using individual server-side rules to sort all incoming messages from those lists in to a specific folder. However, as the number of lists I was subscribed to grew, adding and maintaining individual rules became increasingly tedious.…

Leaving Google Apps for Fastmail

I recently began a process of re-evaluating the web services I use, the companies that provide them and an evaluation of where I store important data. I had used Google services extensively with Gmail handling my email, my contacts synced through Google contacts, calendars in Google calendar and documents in…

Sublime Text 3 - ctrl + tab key bindings

I use Sublime Text as my primary text editor but have never liked the default tab behavior where ctrl + tab takes you to the most recently used tab rather than the next horizontal tab in the tab bar (ctrl + shift + tab does the reverse).To fix this, I've added a…

Australian political parties hacked

Ars Technica:Morrison said that the Australian government had made moves to "ensure the integrity of our electoral system," including instructing the Australian Cyber Security Centre "to be ready to provide any political party or electoral body in Australia with immediate support, including making their technical experts available."If they…