This is me

Hi, I'm Jake Bukuts.✌

I graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science. Most of my day to day work revolves around front-end and back-end web development.

Here I blog about random code I've written.

Generating RSS Feed in a Next App Directory

With the recent stable release of the app directory and router within Next.js many new features have been brought into the framework's ecosystem.

One of the features that I've found most interesting is the addition of Route Handlers which seems to act as a…

May 9, 2023
10 min

Programmatically Inserting JSX Into MDX

MDX is a wonderful extension of Markdown as a whole. If you've never used it before the main selling point is the ability to write and insert JSX syntax within your Markdown content. This is extremely useful as it allows the use of interactive content between …

Apr 24, 2023
7 min

Sass Explorations

If you've used Sass before there's no doubt you've used some of its most prominent features like nested selectors. However, within Sass, there's also a whole host of other functionalities that can help you to write maintainable styling for all your components.

Here I'll cover a cou…

Apr 14, 2023
6 min

Culling Emojis From Font File

Font files that contain emojis can be extremely large depending on how they're encoded. In the case of this site, I opted to use an open-source Apple Emoji file. This font ends up having a size of 45MB which is fine for local use but isn't exactly something you want a u…

Apr 8, 2023
4 min

Compressing SSG Props

For the creation of this site, I ran into a bit of a snag when it came to performance. Originally I had just wanted to convert Markdown files into static HTML, however, to add more functionality I decided to instead use MDX so I could include JSX in my Markdown.

This led to a s…

Feb 21, 2023
4 min

Making Useless Blobs

Recently for a personal project I found a need to have some random blobs on a webpage. My first thought was just to whip some up in Adobe Illustrator but I thought it would nice to be able to write some code that could just create some organic shapes for me. I was able to find a…

Feb 17, 2023
16 min

How to Move Containers From Docker to Podman

First, let's commit our container:


Then save it as an archive with:

docker save NEW_NAME | gzip > NEW_NAME.tar.gz

Let's load the image into Podman with:

gunzip -c | podman load

We can now run the image …

Feb 14, 2023
4 min