Blog Archive


I like to write. Here's a collection of my blogposts.

Is bitcoin dead yet?


How we used Caddy and Laravel’s subdomain routing to serve our status pages


Announcing Status Pages for the Oh Dear monitoring service


Time for Change: Going Independent


Trigger an on demand uptime & broken links check after a deploy with the Oh Dear! API


There’s more than one way to write an IP address


Nginx: add_header not working on 404


Some useful changes to the Oh Dear! monitoring service


Enable the RPC JSON API with password authentication in Bitcoin Core


How to upgrade to the latest Bitcoin Core version


I forgot how to manage a server


Retrieving the Genesis block in Bitcoin with bitcoin-cli


Requesting certificates with Let’s Encrypt’s official certbot client


Lazily load below-the-fold images and iframes


Using Oh Dear! to keep your Varnish cache warm


Podcast: Exploring Bitcoin with Edd Mann


The end of Extended Validation certificates


Archiving the bitcoin-dev mailing lists


Initial impressions on running a Bitcoin Core full node


MySQL 8 & Laravel: The server requested authentication method unknown to the client


Showing the DNS score in your dashboard & an updated layout


Run a Bitcoin Lightning Node on CentOS 7


Limit the disk space consumed by Bitcoin Core nodes on Linux


Run a Bitcoin Core full node on CentOS 7


Remote Code Execution in apt/apt-get