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Consul Service Discovery and leader election

Elect a leader with Consul for your service So I started testing out a service discovery platform called Consul by the company Hashicorp. The system uses the raft consensus protocol, and you may run...

How to split pdf into multiple files

Split pdf files into single page pdf files with this free tool Here is a quick tip on how you can split pdf files with multiple pages into single page pdf files on windows...

clean eye glasses

How to clean eye glasses

Here is the simple method you can use to clean eye glasses.  This method is safe and will not harm glasses with anti-reflective coatings.  I have been using this method for years, and I...

How to use SASS to generate CSS

Using SASS or SCSS to generate CSS with your favorite language I am not big on using grunt or gulp, but I do like the power of what SASS offers, so I am going...

Niche engine

Niche engine What is a niche engine? This is a new term I coined for a different type of niche website that uses links to affiliate products and services.  It is different from typical...

shopping cart horn

Shopping cart horn

How to solve shopping cart rage when the aisles are too crowded with carts This fantastic little horn has been my goto solution for solving the problem of crowded aisles in the grocery store. Here is...