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Aidan Breen

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Table.Fish - Going Viral.

April 05, 2020

Of all the weird domain names I have bought over the years, Table.Fish is an unlikely late bloomer. Originally purchased to be the home of…

The Case for Self Hosting Your Blog

February 15, 2019

We are currently witnessing an internet paradigm shift - in reverse. In The Beginning Once upon a time in the heyday of chain mail , RSS…

Vivisection of OpenTable widget.

February 06, 2019

You may be familiar with OpenTable, a service built around restaurant bookings. One of their main features is an embeddable widget that…

Applications as Configurations.

January 30, 2019

Here’s a thought: “Most software applications consist of the same basic functions in different configurations”. Let’s play with that…

Mapping out my side projects

December 07, 2018

It turns out there’s a lot to learn by examining the cadence and variety of your side-projects… Figure 1: Projects over time. Check out the…

Zero Dependency HTML templating in 12 lines of Javascript

November 12, 2018

This is a piece of code I wrote for a previous blog post about writing a Custom Mocha Reporter. I wanted to generate HTML output from a…