Roger Steve Ruiz is a software engineer


Below is a collection of essays I've written. Expect some posts to contradict or at least acknowledge previous posts as I learn new things and grow as an engineer. If there's any broken links or something doesn't make sense, let me know and I'll work on updating it. Thanks for reading.

Apple Interface Style & TUI

November 23nd 2022

macOS-based Night mode supported scripting to update various confiugrations across different development environment tools including, Alacritty, Tmux, Neovim, Starship, and Bat.

Using the new Gandi provider

November 21nd 2022

Manage your Gandi DNS records via Terraform with open source tools and free commercial products. Also, setup your repository for better documentation writing with Vale.

Switching to Neovim & Lua

March 16nd 2022

I've been using Vim for 8 years and found that it was finally time to migrate my development environment over to Neovim. This meant learning about Lua and writing Lua configuration files for Neovim. My journey was cathartic and took less than a week.

Check for changes on git pull

October 1nd 2021

As projects grow, there are dependencies that fall outside of the project's dependency graph. This means that there are some actions you need to perform on your code base when things change. Using the post-merge git-hook can help automate this for your team.

Clean Git house

April 29nd 2021

Learn how to delete your local Git branches with a full breakdown of how to do it from manual to fully automated step-by-step.

Iterating again and again

April 27nd 2021

Let's iterate across files using ls and grep to copy or move files from a parent directory into a bunch of sibling directories related to the file. We can do this in an automated way using the commands mentioned above.

Smooth terminal

June 22nd 2017

This is a review of the decisions that went into my Prompt String 1 while also discussing some customized fonts using NerdFonts and iTerm2.