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Setting up an Elasticsearch testing cluster

Elasticsearch is an open source search and analytics service and is one of the most popular technologies these days for full text search and text analytics. What would you need that for? Well, a full text search engine like Elasticsearch is used in apps...

Setting up your own VPN with Algo - Quick Version

Detailed Guides: Part 1: configuring your devices. Part 2: configuring your devices. Super Quick Version This is the super quick version of setting up the Algo VPN on a server. It’s more of a cheat-sheet really. It assumes you know how to create a...

Setting up your own VPN with Algo - Part 2

Back to Part 1: Setting up the VPN server. Super Quick Version Sections Configuring on an Apple OSx computer Configuring on an Apple iPhone iOS device Configuring on a Windows machine Configuring on an Android phone Configuring on a Linux machine To Sections Configuring...

Setting up your own VPN with Algo - Part 1

Part 2: configuring your devices. Super Quick Version Sections Self-hosting on Digital Ocean Installing prerequisite software Running the self-install script Distributing your config files Turning off the server logs To Sections Cooking your Algo VPN If you’re doing this for the first time and...

Git Without Github: Private Repositories

This is a tutorial made to help anyone currently on Github’s paid Developer Plan end their subscription and divest from Github in response to their unethical and misogynstic treatment of employees. In this tutorial, I’ll walk you through how to setup the private repositories...

Git Without Github

When I read this summer about the experiences shared by some of Github’s former employees about the harassment and toxic workplace environment they faced, I immediately cancelled my $7/mo ‘Developer’ plan with Github. It upsets me when I read an article about people being...