Settling with CORS

Cross-origin resource sharing (CORS) is a mechanism that allows restricted resources on a web page to be requested from another domain outside the domain from which the first resource was served. A web page may freely embed cross-origin images, stylesheets, scripts, iframes, and videos.[1]I usually encounter this issue…

Standalone WEMP

Yet another one of those "How to Setup a WEMP Stack" how-to. While other users prefer to get it done simply; I want to get down and dirty to keep things organized in my own liking. Packages Nginx PHP* MariaDB There is an alternative way in installing the packages by…

Forward to 2020

Summing 2019 can be simplified with a single sentence; a myriad of experiences filled with ups and downs, soul searching, and worldview rejuvenation. Frankly I’ve gone through a lot during the year as there are times as it was very much soul crushing, and as much as there was…

Migrating The Blog

Ever since I started this blog, I always hosted it on a VPS and use conventional wisdom of system administration in running and maintaining it as a whole. Even while using AWS under Lightsail, the methodology stayed the same. Now times have changed and I wouldn't have enough time to…

Refreshing The Browser

In the spirit of keeping up with the times (or rather with privacy), I've made the decision to switch to Firefox. I'm making this move in order to separate different usage profiles as I made privacy blunders in the past. This will be a social project of mine for the…

Another Year, Another Set of Commitments

It's 2019 and I only started writing this one after the first week of the year. So many things happened last year that I want to blog about but didn't have the time. I have my ups in the early parts of the year but suddenly went downhill until the…