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Bank Statement Automation

I've been trying over the last couple of years to get my financial life in order, and part of that has meant finding bank statements from the different providers and ensuring that they're filed away on the off chance that I need them (surprise: I needed them). To do that, I've spent some time building up a small library of Hazel scripts, and I thought I'd share them with the world now.


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Making Laravel Cache Tags More Useful

Laravel is the PHP framework that I use for most of my projects, because out of the box, it allows for some of the most expressive code that gets out of my way and gets the job done. However recently, I found a deficiency in the way that the Laravel Cache system handles tags and decided to come up with a fix for my personal use case.


Binomial distribution with Microsoft Excel

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Google Charts not displaying in Safari

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