Save yourself from these sales tactics
Ah good ole’ Reliance Home Comfort. A company which has been sued for offering little to no value to their customers. Generally acknowledged to be bad business by most Canadians, my innocent immigrant parents invited a Reliance salesperson into their home. This was their first mistake. They almost signed up…
Toronto Franchise Expo 2022 — Takeaways
Context I went to the Toronto Franchise Expo last weekend and had a fun experience. I convinced my wife to join me by telling her that most expos give away free shirts and other swag. Unfortunately, she didn’t get much swag at this one, just a few pens. …
How to Deal With Rate Limited APIs in NodeJS
Problem I need to make 100k API calls to an API that errors-out if I send more than 1000 API calls per minute. Solutions From simplest to most complex Add a delay between calls Use RxJS Use a message queue My Solution We tried RxJS, and it was too complex. Instead, we just added…
I need to make 100k API calls to an API that errors-out if I send more than 1000 API calls per minute.
From simplest to most complex
- Add a delay between calls
- Use RxJS
- Use a message queue
We tried RxJS, and it was too complex. Instead, we just added…
- Soft-close door
- Very nice LED screen
- Sleek design
- Decent microwave ability
- Dealbreaker: must preheat using microwave-mode, prior to using air fryer mode, for 3 mins! If you accidentally open the…
Streaming media prices have skyrocketed and will continue to increase.
What is Plex
Plex lets you stream your “own” media to your devices. It’s like your own personal Netflix.
How should you get Plex?
Should You Get a Furnace Protection Plan From Reliance?
My furnace broke down, so I started YouTubing a bunch of potential repairs. I learned what a “high limit switch” and a “flame rollout switch” is, and figured out how to reset it, and 3 hours later — my furnace was working again! Fast forward a week later, and the…