Terrible guitarist, better bassist; Mediocre programmer. Drinks a lot of coffee. Listens to loud music
Migrating to Hugo
I originally started my first personal site and blog in 2009 on the now defunct domain theshadowaspect.com. It didn’t take me long to decide that I really wasn’t a fan of the name and so in January 2010 I registered eightbitraptor.com where I’ve been ever since.
Working with headless VirtualBox VM's
I spend a lot of time using both OSX and Linux. Personally I tend to prefer using Linux, however my work have provided me with a MacBook Pro and in order to make working with my colleagues as pain free as possible, I use OSX on it. I still like to do a lot of work that relies on being on Linux however, and there are a bunch of ways to acheive this.
The Emacs startup process: Init files
I started thinking about this when I arranged a short remote pairing session to help a friend work through some pain he was having with his Emacs configuration. The session hasn’t happened yet but it got me interested enough in what Emacs does under the hood when it starts up, particularly when it loads your config and I though it might make an interesting blog post. The .emacs file. When Emacs starts up it loads your configuration from a file.