I'm Matt Williams and I am an Evangelist at Datadog and an organizer for DevOps Days Boston. This site is a place where I write about the stuff that interests me.

296 Posts

November 01, 2017
CSV Lookup with Typinator for Working with Repetitive Forms
Datadog just had it’s third customer summit this week in Austin Texas . I gave two workshops there to help customers get up to speed on Datadog, and…
October 28, 2017
Deciding I Need To Use AWS CodeBuild
If you at least partially live in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) world, then you know that re:INVENT is coming up in just a few weeks. That's the big…
July 31, 2017
Moved Technovangelist to a New Site
This weekend I built a new site. Why? Not sure. I have lots of reasons, but none are so strong that they are the main reason to do it. I moved from…
December 18, 2016
Reading The Next 93 – A goal for 2017
Books that my wife and I have checked out right now that I am eager to read {.p1} Books we own and I want to reread {.p3} Books that we own but I…
January 28, 2015
Go build and install on save in SublimeText3
Update: Turns out every new Go developer makes this mistake. I realized the err of my ways with a week of writing this. When you just accept the Go…
January 20, 2015
Dealing with slow outbound connections in Vagrant hosted WordPress
When I started working with WordPress on Vagrant yesterday I noticed that it was very slow. Turns out it was due to how Vagrant and VirtualBox were…
January 19, 2015
It’s always good when I can finish my goals for the day
I had two goals for today…yes, it’s a holiday and I had goals. My wife is working today so I figured I might as well work on a few fun things. OK, now…
May 30, 2014
Single Clicking To Open A File In PHPStorm
I have been using PHPStorm for a few weeks and really enjoy it. I came here after using SublimeText 2&3 for the last few years, plus vim when I need…
May 29, 2014
Using Codekit Hooks To Get Around A Libsass Issue
Recently, I ran into a problem with libsass and loud comments. As some of you know I am working on building WordPress themes. At its bare minimum, a…