The Room Do I dare disturb the universe?

How I set up a social media site from an iPad for $50 a month without managing servers.

The Pledge Over the last month I’ve set up a Mastodon compatible service for about $50 per month without a single server to manage. The easiest solution is a hosted solution. There are several decent hosting providers out there. Check out Join Mastodon’s list, not all of them are the same. They start out at well under our price but a few of th... Read more

Building a Shopify App with Perl & JavaScript & Kubernetes (Part 3b)

The Preface My wife runs an after-school pottery program in various elementary schools around town. Parents sign their kids up for the classes, and then my wife’s staff go out to the various schools and teach basic ceramics to the kids. All the existing student registration systems for this are both wildly expensive, and they suck. She asked me... Read more

Building a Shopify App with Perl & JavaScript & Kubernetes (Part 3a)

The Preface My wife runs an after-school pottery program in various elementary schools around town. Parents sign their kids up for the classes, and then my wife’s staff go out to the various schools and teach basic ceramics to the kids. All the existing student registration systems for this are both wildly expensive, and they suck. She asked me... Read more

Building a Shopify App with Perl & Javascript (Part 2)

The Preface My wife runs an after-school pottery program in various elementary schools around town. Parents sign their kids up for the classes, and then my wife’s staff go out to the various schools and teach basic ceramics to the kids. All the existing student registration systems for this are both wildly expensive, and they suck. She asked me... Read more

Building a Shopify App with Perl (Part 1)

The Preface My wife runs an after-school pottery program in various elementary schools around town. Parents sign their kids up for the classes, and then my wife’s staff go out to the various schools and teach basic ceramics to the kids. All the existing student registration systems for this are both wildly expensive, and they suck. She asked me... Read more