Hi! πŸ‘‹ I'm Daniel, a software engineer living in Canberra, Australia.

Welcome to my personal site! This is where I post the things I have written, the photos I have taken, the bookmarks I have saved, the places I have been, and a whole bunch more.

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How I write this blog on an iPad

For the longest time, I have wanted to be able to write with just an iPad, with markdown, in some native text editor and not need to copy and paste text in to a WYSYWIG.

My previous attempts included: - WordPress; which was okay. Though it ...

Update 1 β€” G'day mate

The first few weeks of any new project are always the most exciting! When exploration and problem solving us abundant, and suffering for decisions of yesterday is scarce.

Over the last few weeks I have been putting together a small app to h...

How I debug with Ruby

Over the many years that I have been working with Ruby, I have never really learned to use a debugger, and really only lean on tools like Pry to start a REPL session at a particular line in some Ruby code. From there, I reach for Ruby's ...

How I use Obsidian

I've been using Obsidian for a little while now. At first, it was largely just a replacement for Notes.app, like Ulysses before it, I preferred it purely because I could see the markdown files that it was saving. As time went on though, ...

Ruby learning materials.

I often get asked about recommendations for resources to learn Ruby (and how to program, generally). This list is intended to catalogue the various resources I have shared over the years and be an easy reference point for future learners.


πŸ“Έ Photos

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A map showing the route from Rotorua to Auckland, via Hobbiton
A view of lake Rotorua
The view of Lake Taupō from town, looking towards Mt Tongariro in the south
The road out of Wellington, heading north
Visiting the Kuttners
The Wellington waterfront with Te Papa in the distance
An Apple Maps screenshot showing a route from Tongariro to Wellington via Whanganui
A screenshot of Apple Maps showing directions from Auckland to Tongariro National Park
ANZAC War Memorial
Panic's Playdate β€” a small yellow handheld game console with a crank
Hamer Hall
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