Test React Components In Isolation

So I found this cool library the other day - Storybook.js. It allows you to isolate your UI components and see how they look in certain cases (testing visually). I was so hooked up on the idea of adding it to my projects that I spent two days trying…

Set Up Your Own Mail Server And Fetch Messages Via Thunderbird

When I set up Postfix at work almost 1.5 years ago - it was the most basic setup without DKIM, SPF and other stuff developers now actually have to care about. But it worked and Zabbix sent mail via Postfix to my GMail account about problems (Google just marked…

Set Up OpenVPN To Get Access To Your Local Home Network

Sometimes when I experiment with something and need to forward some ports on router to test it - I wish I was at home to do so. But Igor, remote management exist in 2019? Yes, but no way I am exposing my router configuration GUI to the world. World is…

How To Make Me Answer Your Call, Stranger?

I don't answer to unknown numbers. Common sense. If you somehow got my number - you probably can text me in social network (VK is preferred) or send SMS. Otherwise - you don't really want to talk to me OR you are somebody I don't want to talk with (random…

Real-Time Spotify Music Sharing

I really love to share. Especially something great and awesome (and what can beat greatness and awesomness of music?). So I came up with an idea of a microservice that asks Spotify Web API for what I am listening to right now and shows it on my website. What started…