For trying out new things, sometimes I want to make them accessible from the internet. I’ve got a small reverse proxy VPS on one of the cloud hosts. This is how I currently set them up on a VM in my basement and expose them via that proxy. Writing out all the steps from install to accessibility makes this seem like a lot of work, but it isn’t hard and goes quickly.
I’m learning more about front-end development. This means that a debugging session where I get stuck at the wrong point can make me abuse a server and blow past an API rate limit. Here’s my setup for preventing that.