Félix Saparelli

(about me)

a.k.a. passcod

Tag: monthly-update


Monthly Update: February 2019

Feb 28 ‘19 Notify There’s a bunch of work happening on Notify at the moment. I’ve basically taken it out of being “frozen” and back into maintainership. I do not want to spend any significant amount of time on it, but I welcome anyone else…

Monthly Update: January 2019

Jan 31 ‘19 Monthly updates are now actually monthly The 10th-day thing got old. It was an artifact of when I actually started this monthly thing, but the confusion of writing about half of the past month and half of the current was really odd.…

Monthly Update: December 2018

Dec 10 ‘18 Sassbot I ended up writing 400 words of fic and working nigh-on continuously on the bot, adding myriad improvements and setting things up for the future. The first big thing was that the community moved from IRC to Discord, so I…

Monthly Update: November 2018

Nov 10 ‘18 Sassbot Not doing NaNoWriMo this year, but I’m still maintaining the bot! (And what a wonderful thing to be coding in Ruby again!) This year it got some sweet upgrades,…

Monthly Update: October 2018

Oct 10 ‘18 Fanfiction {HP} A Cauldron Full of Hot, Strong Love. {4k words} {HP} To Do A Weasley. {20k words} {HP}…

Monthly Update: September 2018

Sep 10 ‘18 Medical I got some dental surgery done at long last early this month, and the recovery was somewhat longer than I’d thought, which didn’t help with projects. I’m all good now, though! (And two teeth lighter.) Watchexec

Monthly Update: August 2018

Aug 10 ‘18 Trademark I got final approval for my trademark on “passcod” just recently. Fanfiction {Naruto} What A Big Heart You Have

Monthly Update: July 2018

Jul 10 ‘18 Fanfiction A lot of good stuff this month. {HP} ‘Arithmancer’ series. {1039k words atow} {HP}…

Monthly Update: June 2018

Jun 10 ‘18 — Nothing much to announce this month. I’m working on various things. Next month will be more contentful, with some of what I’m working on revealed and various life happenings discussed. Fanfiction {HP}…

Monthly Update: May 2018

May 10 ‘18 Birthday I turned a quarter century, which… actually it sounded pretty cool in my head and even aloud but now it just sounds o l d. I’m still the youngest at work, somehow. Even counting the “intern”. I can only assume…

Monthly Update: April 2018

Apr 10 ‘18 April Fools This year I did something of my own. In early March, at work, while pairing, we typo’d PHP’s ?? Null Coalesce operator into ???. That was pretty hilarious. We…

Monthly Update: March 2018

Mar 10 ‘18 Constellationd I’ve been writing a prototype/MVP for a server agent that uses an on-demand cluster-wide consensus algorithm rather than a Raft-like always-on consensus of only a few master nodes plus a bunch of clients. I have set…

Monthly Update: February 2018

Feb 10 ‘18 — Not much to say this month. Fanfiction {SW} Somewhere In Time. {74k words atow} {SW} Twin Suns. {24k…

Monthly Update: January 2018

Jan 10 ‘18 Writing I decided to put the Dawnverse on hold for now. I’ve got several stories I want to tell within it, but I pretty much burned myself off it. I’ll return to it at some point. One thing is particular is that it feels a lot more…

Monthly Update: December 2017

Dec 10 ‘17 Writing I published Chosen Names, a Star Wars crackfic about ridiculous amounts of titles, as inspired by a…

Monthly Update: November 2017

Nov 10 ‘17 Music After a couple Spotify Discovers that didn’t really turn up anything I liked, I decided to start my annual “pick a playlist from all the stuff I listened to this year” early. That involves listening to all 500 songs I saved…

Monthly Update: October 2017

Oct 10 ‘17 Night-mode improvement Got an idea as I was thinking about putting glow-in-the-dark stars up my ceiling, and it turned out to be a great success at little effort! If you switch this blog to Night mode by clicking the tiny button in the…

Monthly Update: September 2017

Sep 10 ‘17 Poetry imports I “imported” (as in, moved/copied from elsewhere onto this blog) three poems, one song, and one very short piece of absurd fiction: Only One…

Monthly Update: August 2017

Aug 10 ‘17 Me and the dark always I drafted a game called Me and the dark always that tries to go against the general practice / consequence of current designs that the “looking” action in games is free. It ended up being a…

Monthly Update: July 2017

Jul 10 ‘17 List I watched Neil Gaiman speaking to students last week, and it reminded me that I did have specific things I’ve wanted to do forever. Unlike Gaiman, though, I’ve never noted…

Monthly Update: June 2017

Jun 10 ‘17 In the pale darkness of dawn Did a slight rework of the story to have it stand as two distinct fics, especially following my reading of Vanity…

Monthly update: May 2017

May 10 ‘17 — I only started writing this update on the 28th April, so it might be a little shorter than usual. Birthday May 4th was my birthday, which I learned a few years ago coincides with the (unofficial) Star Wars Day (“May the Fourth be…

Monthly update: April 2017

Apr 10 ‘17 Style As you’ve probably noticed, I have refreshed the style of this website, as well as the root of my domain. Goodbye monospaced font for everything! The font is…

Monthly update: March 2017

Mar 10 ‘17 NZ.js As this is published, I am at a JavaScript conference in Wellington. Now, as I write this, I have no idea, but I’m pretty sure I’m going to love the talks and…

Monthly update: Feb 2017

Feb 10 ‘17 Writing I’ve spent a lot of my weekends writing a Star Wars fanfic. I’m going to finish it before I publish, to avoid publishing and then abandoning it when I eventually realise I’ve written myself into a corner. It’s completely…

Monthly update: Jan 2017

Jan 10 ‘17 Tourist There’s been two chapters of Tourist this period, so naturally I’ve commented with my impressions on both:…