VPS Hosting and HIPAA Hosting by Atlantic.Net

Atlantic.net offers VPS hosting. They interest me because they offer a low-end VPS for $0.99/month. You read that right, ninety-nine cents per month. The specs on it (256MB Ram, 1 vCPU, 10GB disk) probably only make it useful for dev work, but their quick deployment (30s) and 24/7/365 live support have me interested in trying out their offering sometime.

My favourite Zsh features

Zsh has seen wide adoption by developers looking to improve their interactive shell experience. I’m rather late to this party, but I’d like you to join too.

I started cultivating a bash profile ever since I first logged into a shell. I’ve collected tab completions, aliases and functions that help get repetitive tasks done quick. When Zsh started to become popular the blogs and comments all focused on features I already had configured in my bash profile. I remained unconvinced.

Then I read about oh-my-zsh. A project that assembles good defaults for Zsh which has significant traction online. Being a late adopter, I’m writing this in a way that would of convinced me to switch shells immediately. [Read more…]