Continuous deployment of a Sphinx website using Jenkins and Docker

If you have ever set up a sphinx project you have probably reached the point where you want to start automating the build and deploy part of the creation process. This can be done several ways, but I chose git hooks going into a Jenkins pipeline using Docker agents. I am also doing this as a single branch deploy using the master branch, how you get your source onto master is up to you.

Tracking Max Scroll Length with Google Analytics

After reading Google Analytics developer Philip Walton’s post on The Google Analytics Setup I Use on Every Site I Build I realized I didn’t know nearly as much as I had originally thought about setting up Google Analytics.

Trip Planning: Coastal Kayaking

I recently went on a weekend kayaking fishing trip down in Rockport on the Texas coast and while we weren’t successful in catching any keepers, I feel like we arrived at a productive planning strategy for future trips. We chose Goose Island State Park since we were already familiar with the area and we could stay right on the water.

Trip Report: Devil's Dome Loop

Devil’s Dome Loop is located in the Pasayten Wilderness which overlaps with the North Cascades National Park. We started on our hike September 18th at the Canyon Creek Trailhead right off Highway 20, which has a large gravel lot for parking, an outhouse, and a stream flowing beside it. To park at the trailhead requires a Northwest Forest Pass, although other passes may also be valid.

Farmer of Bits

I recently tried my hand at cooperative small-scale urban “market gardening” as a hobby and thought I would document it as a comparison to writing software – because who doesn’t like analogies.