Last Friday I finally got to playing with Azure. My first assignment was to host
a static website as cheap as possible. I decided to use Azure Storage.
Below are the links needed to duplicate this effort:
Shows you step by step on howto do it using the Azure dashboard:
For me, I use Google Domains, so I needed a way to forward my root domain to my
subdomain of www.blahblah.com:
* Christmas Eve in Manteca, Ca
* Christmas Day in Newark, Ca
* Last Home Game of the Oakland Raiders in Oakland.
* Golden State Warriors, VIP Courtside experience
* Completed Semester #4 @CSUF
Photos of the Month
Capitalism develops technology and underutilizes it's human resources.
Books This Month
Hunter of Stories
By: Eduardo Galeano, Mark Fried - translator
The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress
By: Steven PinkerThe YouTube video: Velocity 09: John Allspaw and Paul Hammond, “10+ Deploys Per
Day: Dev and Ops Cooperation at Flickr”, is a great starting point for anyone
really looking to learn why DevOps is important for organization that are trying
to improve their software delivery process. They share a great story on how lots
of organizations have internal conflicts in how software is delivered. They go
over a use case that discusses at the time one of the hottest websites that
existed in 2009; Flickr.
I was able to attend the Monday night football game at Levi’s stadium as the
49ers played against the Seattle Seahawks.
Photos of the Month
San Francisco 49ers, Levi's Stadium
Shanghai, China - Skyline
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
A phenomenon will be said to be controlled when, through the useof past
experience, we can predict, at least within limits, how the phenomenon may be
Santa Cruz - My son and I meet the Author of Dog Man and Captian Underpants. The
event was nice and my son had a great time. We got to meet Dav and enjoyed the
many activities that was available.
Photo of the Month
"Any time you're guessing, you got to lose. The only way to win is to have the
other fella guess. That's my theory: never be a guesser. Never take a position
in life. You give the other guy the first guess, and you always come out best.
You can't make a mistakWeek 6 thru 8 has been a week of research, investigation, and recovering.
Researching CI/CD, investigating best hosting, and with recovering; well, my
system with the latest MacOS X OS software and Aquia DevDesktop seized to work
because Apple decided to eliminate 32-bit software.
As I continue my exploration of Drupal 8, I'm now trying to solve several big
1. How to make the site CI/CD capable. There is a lot of information on the web
on this and a lot of paid services that caFor over 13 years the Bay Area Drupal Camp has gathered thousands from a
worldwide community of Drupal users, developers, marketers and content
specialists to share their expertise, and level up their skills. This year I
decided to take the opportunity to present ADD at the developer conference. I
used my Ricoh experience as a Solutions Engineer and the knowledge gained from
my master’s class to put together a presentation on how ADD can work with
architecting systems or systems of systems with September was filled with lots of Family events. Not only does the month start
with approximately 5 birthdays in a row. We had a wedding in Stockton and a
Quinceañera celebration to attend.
“It does not matter how small you are if you have faith and a plan of action.”
Purchased a new car. =)I'm trying to see if I can use Lightning as the base profile for a future site
that I want to create. So far, I'm on step 0, trying to understand how Drupal 8
with composer works. I want to ensure that I can create a development
environment, push to a testing server, and from testing to staging and then
staging to production.
I hope to document my findings in this blog so that I can share my experience.
https://github.com/acquia/lightning-project#get-startThere are a few things that are required to be done in order to follow the best
practices within a Drupal 8 site in regards to setting up added security and
configuration directories. Below are two items that I performed that allowed me
to have a status report with no errors.
1. Secure the Trusted Host Settings -
Example of trusted host configuration setting:
$settings['trusted_host_patterns'] = array(
);I've decided to make the plunge into Drupal 8 development on Windows 10. Below I
have a list of links that I found to be the most helpful in getting the
Drupal 8 is built on the AMP Stack so on Windows 10 I'll need to install the
Windows Subsystem for Linux, or known as WSL.
Installing Windows Subsystem for Linux Installation Guide for Windows 10
Installing PHP 7 and ComposThis is the beginning of my work for the graduate project and in the first week
I've been organizing all of my tools, documents, resources and even configuring
my laptop to get things in order so that I can craft a schedule and start work.
I've decided to use a combination of a Microsoft Project document and Trello to
manage my tasks and the schedule. I plan to abandon one and stick with the
winner. The winner will be selected based on me being able to follow up
consistently, enjoying the proces