Things no one tells you about servers and hosting
Choosing and maintaining a VPS. Here’s a few of our favorite, usually unspoken tips to maintaining some of your sanity as you put on your sysadmin hat.
Why Rebuilding ls is a Good Thing
You step into a crowded room, maybe a convention center floor, or a wedding reception, or a meetup of tech professionals. Faces start to blur together. Voices crowd one another …
$0 Development Tools: Build Products Faster
We do a ton of frontend development here at SSD Nodes, which means we’re always looking for more (free/open source) tools to use. Here’s some favorites.
Cheatsheet: Productivity-boosting Bash shortcuts
The default Linux Bash shell might, at first, feel like a rather restrictive environment to work in. Many users get stuck on the inability to select text with the mouse, …
5 Lessons Factorio Taught Me About Development
Remember that any automation tool—whether it’s Ansible or Gulp or Travis CI—doesn’t have to be perfect right away. You can always tweak things later.
7 Free Courses to Get You Developing Today
Web development is tough—no one just waltzes in and starts creating complex webapps. The good news is we’re swimming in free resources to learn from.
Diagnosing your server’s internet issues with traceroute
The traceroute command, available on all Linux and OS X machines (or tracert on Windows), gives deep insight into how a packet travels from one location to another across the …