Code snippet for EzSite from a screenshot taken in the terminal app.
(How) I Gave a Bash SSG “Seamless Updating” Functionality [With Source Code]

Anton McClure • January 9, 2021

Technology, Software, Free Software, Code

I recently gave my static site generator written in Bash the ability to be updated without having any periods of time that the page is unavailable. Here's how I did so.

Default image One Year Later

Anton McClure • January 2, 2021

General is still around. Here's how it grew over the time it existed.

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It's About Time We Rename Our Git Repos' Primary Branches from Master to Main

Anton McClure • November 3, 2020

Internet, Git

Git’s use of the term “master” is going away. Here's why you shouldn't use “master” and how you can easily change your existing repos.

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Oracle Gets Chosen as TikTok's Secure Cloud Provider

Anton McClure • September 20, 2020

Oracle, Technology, Media, TikTok, Current Events

Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) announced yesterday via twitter and their company blog that TikTok chose them to become their secure cloud technology provider in the US, through a decision heavily influenced by the recent success Zoom had after they moved a large portion of their video conferencing capacity to Oracle’s Public Cloud.

We Need to Address These Preventable IoT Security Problems

Anton McClure • September 16, 2020

Technology, Cloud, Internet, Security

According to the OWASP Internet of Things (IoT) top 10 vulnerabilities from 2018, that long ago, the top risk was weak, guessable, or hardcoded passwords. This, and other issues, are entirely preventable.

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Trump Administration to Consider the ByteDance-Oracle TikTok Deal

Anton McClure • September 15, 2020 ~ December 11, 2020

Oracle, Technology, Media, TikTok, Current Events

According to CNBCs Jim Cramer, approval of Oracles deal for becoming a trusted technology partner for TikTok will be announced on Tuesday afternoon.

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Oracle Wins Bid for TikTok Operations in the US

Anton McClure • September 13, 2020

Oracle, Technology, Media, TikTok, Current Events

Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) won the bid for TikToks US operations. Here's what is currently known about their deal.

Opinion: COVID-19 Isn't Going Anywhere, So Schools Must Not Reopen

Anton McClure • August 10, 2020

COVID-19, Opinion

Americans are currently debating on whether or not schools should re-open during a pandemic. Here is why schools should not re-open yet.

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Bootstrap 5 Alpha is Now Available - Here's What's New

Anton McClure • July 15, 2020

Technology, Internet, Bootstrap, Archive

The latest version of Bootstrap, the leading web framework, is now available!

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How Software as a Service (SaaS) Can Improve Your Business

Anton McClure • July 1, 2020

Technology, SaaS, Business

You want your business to be successful, and modern cloud technologies such as SaaS can help make that success happen.

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How to Get Started with Tildes

Anton McClure • June 30, 2020

Technology, Tildes, Open Computing

Many public-access servers called "tildes", many of which are actively accepting new users. Here's how you can join and start making the most of your new tilde account.

Image by Pete Linforth (TheDigitalArtist). Image licensed under the Pixabay License.
Microsoft Gives Linux and Android a Significant Security Upgrade

Anton McClure • June 24, 2020

Android, Linux, Microsoft, Security

Microsoft has released their Defender ATP platform for Linux and Android devices. Here are some of the benefits it brings, and how you can deploy it.

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Making the Web and Its Content Accessible for More People

Anton McClure • June 14, 2020

Internet, Accessability, Web

Mobile devices are bringing access to the Internet and the web to more people than ever before. Here's ways we can help improve their overall experience.

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We Need Justice for George Floyd

Anton McClure • June 3, 2020

Breaking News, Justice, Social Change

The current state in the call for justice following the death of George Floyd.

Server image by Edgar Oliver (heladodementa). Image licensed under the Pixabay License.
(Why) You Shouldn't Home-Host Your Server

Anton McClure • May 29, 2020

Technology, Servers, Hosting, Internet

People may consider home-hosting a server for websites, shell hosts, and more. However, the negatives may outweigh the positives.

Image by Deepanker Verma (deepanker70). Image licensed under the Pixabay License.
Windows 10 Update Breaks Google Chrome Security

Anton McClure • April 26, 2020

Technology, Security, Google, Microsoft, Windows

Google revealed that Microsoft broke an important security feature in Google's Chrome browser.

Regarding COVID-19

Anton McClure • April 8, 2020

Health, COVID-19, International

Messages to healcare workers and all readers.

Image by Gerd Altmann (geralt). Image licensed under the Pixabay License.
Privacy Matters

Anton McClure • March 12, 2020

Privacy, Technology, Tildeverse, Archive

We are living in a highly-connected age of big data. As the amount of big data goes up, so does the importance of protecting peoples privacy.

Wall photo by Henning Schlottmann. Image licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license.
Do Paywalls Work

Anton McClure • February 27, 2020

Technology, Media, Internet, Archive

Many news sources resort to using paywalls to generate profit. Do these paywalls actually have benefits other than some extra money?

Photo by VIN JD (jaydeep_). Image licensed under the Pixabay License.
Is DNSSEC Adoption Worth It

Anton McClure • February 11, 2020

Technology, DNS, Cybersecurity, Internet

DNSSEC has a lot of hype surrounding it, but is it worth adopting?

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Microsoft Launches New Edge Browser

Anton McClure • January 16, 2020

Technology, Internet, Microsoft, Windows, macOS, Linux

The stable release of the new Microsoft Edge is now available for download.

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Windows 7 Support Ends in 1 Day - What Options do Windows 7 Users Have

Anton McClure • January 13, 2020

Technology, Microsoft, Windows, Support, Business

Support for Microsoft Windows 7 will be ending in less than 24 hours. What options do those still on it have? alternate logo.
Zenith Shell Provider and Web Host Resignation

Anton McClure • January 10, 2020

General, Tildeverse, Archive

Resignation notice for Zenith Shell Provider and Web Host (formerly Summit Tilde). alternate logo.
How I Got Clean URLs For My Blog

Anton McClure • January 9, 2020 ~ January 19, 2021

General, Technology, Code

A simple and effective solution for SEO-friendly URLs that can be used with virtually any web app. alternate logo.
New Blog

Anton McClure • January 2, 2020


Introduction post for new blog.

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Google Plans for Android to Use the Regular Mainline Linux Kernel

Anton McClure • November 20, 2019

Technology, Google, Android, Linux

Google announced they will start bringing the Android kernel back to the mainline.

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Oracle Co-CEO Mark Hurd Has Died at Age 62

Anton McClure • October 18, 2019

Breaking News, Oracle, Current Events

My thoughts, prayers, and condolences are with Mark Hurd’s family, friends, loved ones, and everyone at Oracle.

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(Why) The Future of Technology Lies Within Software as a Service and the Cloud

Anton McClure • September 27, 2019

Technology, SaaS

The Cloud and SaaS powers many new technologies. Do I need the cloud if I can home host? Is cloud computing the future of technology?

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What are Tildes and How You Can Use Tilde Computing

Anton McClure • September 12, 2019 ~ November 28, 2020

Tildes, Technology, Tildeverse, Open Computing, Archive

A quickly-growing community that started from a couple of drinks.

Thunix is Now a Part of Tildeverse

Anton McClure • November 16, 2018

Tildes, Tildeverse, Thunix, Open Computing, Archive

An announcement from Thunix Shell Provider and Web Host staff announcing new membership in the tildeverse.