2023-08-01 #tools / dnsrecords.io


A few years ago we built a tiny web tool to view a site's DNS records. I still use it on a regular basis when I need to do a quick lookup.

Some cool tidbits:

Screenshot of dnsrecords.io with spatie.be DNS records

2021-04-16 #tools

File watching with chokidar

File watchers are powerful tools. We take them for granted because they're often baked in, like Webpack rebuilding when you save a file.

Sometimes I'm in an environment without auto-reloading to my disposal. Yesterday, I was working on a CLI tool. The workflow was modify code, save changes, switch to terminal, run the tool, and look at the output. It's not that bad, but I'd prefer a shorter feedback loop.

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