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Ben Shi

I'm Ben Shi, a Sydney-based Full Stack Software Engineer specialising in micro-services and API development. This is a playground for me to document my learnings and experiences as a technologist.

You can find out a little bit more about me over here.

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Recent Posts
15 October, 2018
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Version 7 - GatsbyJS

I did a complete rewrite of my personal website in the last week. I abandoned CMSs all together and ventured down using a static site…

20 March, 2016
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Choosing between Frameworks & Tools

New tools, frameworks and libraries pop up all the time (especially true in javascript), so how do you assess whether they are the right fit…

13 March, 2016
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Share linux folders using NFS

I’ve moved all my disk mounts on my HP Proliant Server over from Samba to NFS. The steps below are for a simple setup used in my own home…

18 April, 2015
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Reenabling Key Repeats in OSX Yosemite

Apple has disabled key repeats by default in Yosemite. To enable, just run: In case you don’t like the delay with key repeats, you can…

14 December, 2014
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Flush entire nginx mod_pagespeed cache

While removing the entire cache folder is perfectly fine, according to pagespeed docs , the safest way of doing so is to touch the cache…