hobbies and projects

Playing Factorio feels like hobby programming

Endless loops of running between bottlenecks, issues, outages. Lots of bug squishing. Dopamine highs when you complete your latest change and see the whole monster of a thing you've created spring back to life. Count me in.

From Calibre to Meilisearch

After a short while of thinking about how best to write something that will load Calibre's data and send it to Meilisearch, and then thinking about what a hassle it'd be to have to remember to run it after every change, I thought: hey, what if I wrote a Calibre plugin? How hard could it be?

Exploring a game hoard

I've always kept records of video games I buy (or redeem for free). Given how many various services there are, I found it useful to jot down what I bought where, and where