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My videos, livestreams, and courses. You can find all my archived videos and streams below:

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The Solo Adventurer - San Sibilia wrap up and review

A solo journaling game in a far off land that seems familiar, or does it? Join me and my callous engineer as we experience elicit midnight liaisons and funerals at dawn. This video is edited highlights of my playthrough and thoughts on the game.

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The Solo Adventurer - San Sibilia playthrough

A solo journaling game in a far off land that seems familiar, or does it? Join me and my callous engineer as we experience elicit midnight liaisons and funerals at dawn.

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Hands on - Creating interactive fiction with Twine

Twine is a classic tool for creating non-linear and interactive fiction. I have created work with it before, but in this session I introduce it to newcomers and learn some new features myself too.

Devx5 - Workflow automation with HashiCorp (pt2)

We take a couple of episodes to deep dive into the suite of infrastructure automation tools from HashiCorp. Starting with classics like Vagrant up to newer tools like Waypoint. We look for patterns in developer experience and what we can learn from this infamous company.

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Hands on - Managing your content with Ghost

Ghost is an open source blogging platform moving into the enterprise market with paid plans and other features. How does it compare to using a static site generator or hosted CMS? I take a look!

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Hands on - AI pair programming with GitHub Copilot

GPT-3 is impressing and scaring everyone with it’s AI-powered smarts. I get my hands on GitHub copilot to see if it spells the end of programmers, or if it’s just another assistive tool.

Devx5 - Workflow automation with HashiCorp

We take a couple of episodes to deep dive into the suite of infrastructure automation tools from HashiCorp. Starting with classics like Vagrant up to newer tools like Waypoint. We look for patterns in developer experience and what we can learn from this infamous company.

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Hands on - Automating tasks with Shortcuts

With the Shortcuts app finally making it to macOS with Monterey I thought it was high time I figured out how to get to work and how it can accompany Zapier, AppleScript, Hammerspoon etc.

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Hands on - Automating tasks with macOS Shortcuts

With the Shortcuts app finally making it to macOS with Monterey I thought it was high time I figured out how to get to work and how it can accompany Zapier, AppleScript, Hammerspoon etc.

Eve of Fall - CTD Halloween Special '21

Our special Halloween 2021 one-shot was streamed live on our Twitch channel at Twitch.tv/crittestdummies on October 10th. Check us out most Sundays at 6 PM CET for new episodes! This adventure was written by Jesse Jerdak and can be found at https://t.co/YTmPIUWSZU?amp=1 He can also be found at @JesseJerdak on Twitter. Graphic Design by Kat (@stoppushingme on IG) Game audio by Tabletop Audio. Girunduu can also be found on multiple projects @GooseMajestic on Twitter. Thank you to James for letting us use their work, our players Luke, Girunduu, Alex, and Dimi, and our DM Peter!

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The Solo Adventurer - Ironsworn wrap up and review

An epic of solo gaming, I am back with a game that provides everything you need to undertake perilous quests solo, co-op, or guided play. This video is edited highlights of my playthrough and thoughts on the game.

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The Solo Adventurer - Ironsworn playthrough

An epic of solo gaming, I am back with a game that provides everything you need to undertake perilous quests solo, co-op, or guided play.

Devx5 - Self-hosted Slack with Mattermost

Asynchronous communication is more important than ever, so how do you do this in a free and open way? We take a developer experience deep dive into Mattermost.

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Hands on - Build desktop applications with Tauri

I have become increasingly frustrated with the proliferation of Electron-based apps, how does Tauri compare? I take a look!

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Hands on - Improving code standards with mega linter

Mega-Linter analyses consistency and quality of 48 languages, 22 formats, 19 tooling formats, and so much more. Is it all you need or overkill? I take a look!

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Hands on - Review web projects with Netlify preview

I’ve been a happy Netlify customer for some time, but recently noticed that deploy previews added a handful of promising looking features for change review. I take a look at the potential.

Ep 6 - The Light, Chronicles of Ghaistala

Chronicles of Ghaistala Episode 6 - The Light, was streamed live Sep 12th on Twitch.TV/CritTestDummies Join us on Twitch every other Sunday at 6PM CET for new episodes! Ghaistala is a creation of Daylight Publications and their sourcebook Supers and Sorcery, available now on DriveThruRPG.com BG art by Daylight Publications (@daylightpub1066) and @AbbieJArt, both on Twitter Character art by @DougErbert on IG and Twitter Graphic design by @Stoppushingme on IG. Thank you to our players, Chris, Alex, Luke, and Patrick as well as our DM Peter!

Ep 5 - Up, Up, and Away!, Chronicles of Ghaistala

Chronicles of Ghaistala Episode 5 - Up, Up, and Away!, was streamed live Aug 29th on Twitch.TV/CritTestDummies Join us on Twitch every other Sunday at 6PM CET for new episodes! Ghaistala is a creation of Daylight Publications and their sourcebook Supers and Sorcery, available now on DriveThruRPG.com BG art by Daylight Publications (@daylightpub1066) and @AbbieJArt, both on Twitter Character art by @DougErbert on IG and Twitter Graphic design by @Stoppushingme on IG. Thank you to our players, Chris, Alex, Luke, and Patrick as well as our DM Peter!

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Hands on - Build content-optimized websites with Docusaurus

Powered by markdown and built on top of React, Docusaurus is an open sourced static site generator. How does it compare and does its React roots complicate things? I take a look!

Devx5 - Empowering developers with Rust

Rust is infamous for not only its performance and feature set but also its developer experience and documentation. How true is this for beginners with the language? We take a look.

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Hands on - Build a Content API with GraphCMS

GraphCMS gives you instant GraphQL Content APIs to create, enrich, unify, and deliver your content across platforms.

Nextcloud and Kubernetes in the Cloud With Kuma Service Mesh (video)

Want a powerful, self-hosted personal cloud? Then look no further than Nextcloud running on Kubernetes with a service mesh to add all the help and features you need.

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Hands on - Real-time analysis with Rockset

Rockset builds real-time, interactive dashboards and data-intensive applications in record time. Or does it? And how does it compare to other analysis tools or open source projects?

Devx5 - Ship Apps faster with Netlify

Netlify has become synonymous with fast git-based deployment workflows. But how easy is it to get started with, and as they add more features, has their developer experience become muddled? We take a look!

Ep 4 - Leverage, Chronicles of Ghaistala

Chronicles of Ghaistala Episode 4 - Leverage, was streamed live Aug 15th on Twitch.TV/CritTestDummies Join us on Twitch every other Sunday at 6PM CET for new episodes! Ghaistala is a creation of Daylight Publications and their sourcebook Supers and Sorcery, available now on DriveThruRPG.com BG art by Daylight Publications (@daylightpub1066) and @AbbieJArt, both on Twitter Character art by @DougErbert on IG and Twitter Graphic design by @Stoppushingme on IG. Thank you to our players, Chris, Alex, Luke, and Patrick as well as our DM Peter!