0 VPN using a cheap VPS and sshuttle It really is awesome, sshuttle basically allows you to browse the web via your VPS, in my case, a VPS from DigitalOcean (sponsored link, as are the others to DigtialOcean). It works on Linux and MacOS. The GitHub repo explains it better than I can. Transparent proxy […]

0 Manipulate Mailgun Bounce Lists: Show, Add, and Delete Email Addresses. All from the terminal. I recently came across a situation where a client reached their disk usage limit. As a result, they were unable to receive emails. This went un-noticed for a couple days (I didn’t manage the server at the time, I do […]

0 Provide your users a world-class post-visit experience I liked the idea of using RemindToRead.com on this site when I saw it on Hacker News the other day. I got in touch with Leonard Bogdonoff and expressed interest. He, in turn, offered to let me test it out here at longren.io. Leonard setup some JS […]

0 A Dockerfile That Provides Quick WordPress Development Environments Back in May of this year I started playing around with Docker quite a bit. Took me a bit to wrap my brain around everything Docker can do, wish I had read this article from Adam Ierymenko before starting. Anyway, Docker describes itself as such: Docker […]

0 Going to try Cloudbric here for a while to see how exactly it compares to Cloudflare Longren.io will be unavailable for possibly up to 48 hours. As soon as I’ve published this post, I’ll be updating my nameservers to point to Cloudbric, almost feels like cheating on Cloudflare, they’ve been very good to me. […]

0 PGP for Beginners: A Simple Web Interface to PGP Keybase.io is quite simple, basically a web interface and command line client that makes PGP more user-friendly. At the same time, it makes it easy to get someones public key, and know it’s the correct key. Keybase.io allows you to encrypt, decrypt, sign, and verify […]