One year of Car Next Door vs. owning a car

January 5, 2019

I’ve been using Car Next Door (car sharing service in Australia) for just over a year now, so I tallied up the costs to see how it compares with...

Building a workout timer as an iOS Shortcut

November 4, 2018

Get Shortcut. With the release of iOS 12 with Shortcuts, I get the feeling many simple utility apps will soon be obsolete. Websites like...

How does Monaco Editor enable text editing on a web page?

October 14, 2018

Today I was puzzled by Microsoft’s Monaco Editor, which powers Visual Studio Code as well as a lot of online editors. If you look at the HTML source...

Personalised concert recommendations using Songkick and Apify Actors

October 10, 2018

I’ve recently directed my automation addiction towards music events. Loads of artists come through Sydney but Songkick only sends notifications for...

Create an RSS feed from any website using Apify

September 8, 2018

RSS is a great way to watch for interesting content on the Internet. I skim through a huge number of website feeds in Feedly, then any articles I...

How to write a simple Chrome extension to search Reddit for the article you’re reading

August 4, 2018

Sometimes Reddit or Hacker News discussions about an article can be just as interesting as the article itself. Here is how to write a simple Chrome...