I wrote my list of what I wanted to achieve early this morning, ready for when I could put my head down to do some work. Then, I left for a meeting about a Digital Mentoring prospect.
I write my lists using Makerlog. My list included:
- Fix nginx error on TCD (a colleague pointed this out to me early this morning)
- Finish editing article for Maker Mag
- Build quotes functionality for The Cake Pays
Fix nginx error
My priority was fixing a website that was hitting an Nginx error.
I hate DevOps.
I don't get it. Can someone just sort it for me so it works please? Thanks.
After trying a few things, I remembered I was missing a 301 redirect and finally got it sorted. I wonder how long the site was "down-but not really" before I even noticed.
During my attempts to fix the issue, I did a bit of spring cleaning including Gem updates. This updating included bumping the version of Ruby and Rails on all my projects to the latest (stable) versions - Ruby 2.6.2 and Rails 5.2.3
However, after all the problems with nginx, I realised I wasn't going to complete The Cake Pays task. I removed it from my list for today - happy that I had at least done something worthwhile.
The Maker Mag article
I'm likely not going to post this on Maker Mag, but rather my personal blog site: https://craigpetterson.co.uk - but I call it a Maker Mag article because it was based on an initial article by @anthilemoon on Maker Mag - https://makermag.com/2019/03/04/side-projects/
I had some great feedback from @anthilemoon which I've taken into account when editing this article and I'm happy it is at a stage to "release", which I'll do when I return from Majorca next weekend.
I'm away in Majorca for 4 days this week.
I plan to laze by the pool, drink many pina coladas and read. I've added Alter Nomad by Baz of 200WAD to the list of reading, since I thought it was apt...
I'm not sure what format I'm going to do these posts in, but I just wanted to write something down to get me started.