Adding a warning when trying to close an unsubmitted form in Gravity Forms

Blogging this before I forget it! I needed to add a warning to a form in Gravity Forms in case someone started filling out a form but forgot to click the submit button before closing the page. I’ve seen plenty of pages do this before, and figured there might be away to easily do something like this in Gravity Forms. There isn’t a built-in feature in Gravity Forms for this, but it turns out that using jQuery you can easily check if someone has clicked on any of the form inputs, and if they try to close the page throw up a warning....

March 8, 2022 · 1 min

February Community Chat - State of Reclaim

On February 9th1 we had our second Community Chat at Reclaim Hosting, this one called State of Reclaim! It was a breakdown of what each group at Reclaim has been busy with, as well as what they are looking ahead towards. We also had Tim talk about early work on the Domains API. Here’s the recording: Also, here are some of the links for follow up that were mentioned in that recording:...

February 22, 2022 · 2 min

Wi-Fi Upgrade

Yesterday, I climbed into my attic using a ladder from my garage (wearing slippers and pajamas) to swap out a Wifi AP. I actually did a full upgrade to Wi-Fi 6 with no downtime using Ubiquiti Fast Roaming, so while the new AP booted up, devices would seamlessly switch over to the other AP in my house. This was important because I didn’t want the Google Home in my daughter’s room that plays white noise while she sleeps to disconnect from wifi....

February 11, 2022 · 1 min

OBS and Streaming Focused Youtube Channels I find useful

I’ve been talking about OBS setups, cameras and mics, and other recording and streaming stuff with Jim and Pilot quite a bit recently as part of Instructional Tech stuff at Reclaim. Recently, I shared with them some of my favorite streaming and OBS focused YouTube channels. I thought it might be handy to note those here as well. Alpha Gaming I really like the Alpha Gaming channel, Harris focuses a lot on game streaming career stuff that I don’t personally care about, but I think he has a pretty good picture of what gear related problems exist and need to be solved in the space....

February 7, 2022 · 2 min

2nd Generation iPod from 2002, meet 2021 Macbook Pro

This is hilariously possible and still supported to this day in macOS: A second generation iPod plugged in to my 14" 2021 Macbook Pro The adapter disaster that made it happen. The iPod shows up in Finder for syncing music! All it took was the following adapters and cables that no sane person should own (that I still have lying around):...

January 20, 2022 · 1 min

Foundry Virtual Tabletop on Reclaim Cloud and Learning about Docker - Stream Archive

Yesterday I did a little stream over on sort of documenting what I learned getting Foundry Virtual Tabletop set up on Reclaim Cloud. I learned a great deal about the idiosyncrasies of different Docker containers, mapping extra storage containers, etc. Recording is below!

January 20, 2022 · 1 min

January Community Chat

Yesterday, Reclaim Hosting had its first “Community Chat” and I got to host it. The chat was focused around a site template I put together that is intended to help Domains admins showcase the work students, staff, and faculty are doing on their campus. The idea of making tools to build community around domains is not new at all, but I was hoping to make something that schools that were new to DoOO could get started with and would be simple and flexible enough to grow with their needs over time....

January 13, 2022 · 3 min

A simple landing page for stuff I run in Reclaim Cloud

I haven’t revisited it in a while, but one of my favorite little projects I dug into at the beginning of the pandemic was making my own little radio station using Azuracast. I need to get back to that, but one of the things on my checklist was to make a small improvement to the landing page for it, The look of the landing page I was already pretty satisfied with, it’s just an HTML5UP template that I customized and slapped the embedded player from azuracast on, but I wanted the page to automatically show that the stream was offline when I have Azurcast stopped in Reclaim Cloud to save money....

December 22, 2021 · 4 min

Starting OBS with Virtual Camera enabled on the Mac using a Stream Deck

Yeah that title is a mouthful. Hey maybe you will find this useful if you: Use macOS Use OBS’s Virtual Camera feature to send the output of OBS to Discord, Zoom, etc.1 Have a Stream Deck Are annoyed that you are constantly opening OBS and clicking the “Start Virtual Camera” button Now that I’ve shaved down the audience for this post, I just wanted to share a few things I learned when trying to come up with a way to have OBS launch with Virtual Camera already enabled....

December 14, 2021 · 2 min

Reclaim Hosting!

I'm happy to share that @TaylorJadin has joined the @ReclaimHosting team as our first Community Instructional Technologist.🎉This marks a new chapter for Reclaim, and I'm so excited for what's to come! Welcome, Taylor!! — Lauren Hanks (@brumface) November 30, 2021 This is my second week working at Reclaim Hosting as their Community Instructional Technologist. It’s been fantastic getting to meet the team, tiring getting my work from home desk setup put together just the way I like it1, and invigorating getting to dive right into a bunch of new stuff....

December 9, 2021 · 2 min