About Cody Craven

Cody Craven enjoys sharing tidbits of information that he learns through his life-long journey developing websites and configuring web servers.

When at work, Cody can often be found banging his head against his keyboard for hours days weeks-on-end trying to solve technical issues that would otherwise prevent his teammates from creating Member value at AAA.

All content that Cody contributes to this site are his own ideas and do not necessarily represent AAA's positions or opinions.

Posts by Cody

Essentials

How to run parallel commands in bash scripts

There’s no need for additional dependencies to run parallel commands when you have bash.

Docker

Create a named Docker bind mount volume

Sometimes, when creating tooling for Docker it’s necessary to create a bind mount as a named Docker volume.

JavaScript

How to embed an SVG with JavaScript

Embedding an SVG with JavaScript is a bit different than creating normal HTML elements.

JavaScript

Bundling React applications with minimal configuration and full control

When you want fast transpiling, straight forward configuration, and total control of your React environment, Parcel is a great fit.

Essentials

Enable tap to click in i3 WM

When switching from Gnome or KDE to using i3 tiling window manager on a laptop, you might be frustrated to discover that tap-to-click on your touchpad no longer functions. This is how to re-enable tap-to-click in i3 by properly using X11 configuration.

Kubernetes

How to install Helm into a Kubernetes cluster

Helm is a great tool for managing releases to Kubernetes clusters, this guide aims to help you setup Helm with Tiller in your cluster.

Kubernetes

How to setup Minikube with KVM on Ubuntu

Since Docker CE doesn’t support Kubernetes out of the box (like Docker for Windows/Mac) it’s up to us to figure out how to run it for local development. Using Minikube with KVM we can fairly painlessly get our environment running.

Docker

How to setup Docker CE on Ubuntu

The Docker documentation for installing Docker CE under Ubuntu is really fantastic. This guide aims to provide a very opinionated step-by-step setup to give most developers a straightforward installation for local dev work.

Essentials

Fix Firefox (and other) applications that won't pin to Budgie panel

When running Budgie (under Solus and Ubuntu Budgie) I found that I am not able to right click certain applications and select the “Pin to panel” option.

Essentials

Fix missing application icon in Budgie panel

After recently installing Ubuntu Budgie, I noticed some applications installed via Snap sources were missing their application icons in the Budgie panel. While annoying, the fix is fairly straight-forward to implement once you know how.