Convert XPS to PDF on Linux and Mac

  1. Download this file

  2. chmod +x ./xps2pdf.bash

  3. To convert a particular xps file: ./xps2pdf.bash thefile.xps

  4. To convert all xps files in the current working directory: ./xps2pdf.bash *.xps


Powerful yet low powered DIY servers


  • Intel Compute Stick
  • Up Board
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  • Rasberry Pi
  • Jaguar Board
  • Riot Board
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Verifying that "" is my Blockstack ID.
  • Web developer since 2005, specialist in JavaScript since 2009, used Node.js since v0.3. Created over 200 open-source JavaScript projects including over 180 npm packages, History.js (over 8000 github stars), and DocPad (over 2000 github stars).
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Comprehensive Node.js Training

The following is an outline for a training that I offer. You can make bookings through my company.

  • Node History & Scene
    • Theory
      • History of Node Tech and Business
        • Package Managers
          • npm
          • pre-npm

Best Books

Infinite Jest Something can be difficult and worthwhile at the same time.

10% Happier

Freedom Jonathen Franzem

Waking Up by Sam Harris


Keybase proof

I hereby claim:

  • I am balupton on github.
  • I am balupton ( on keybase.
  • I have a public key whose fingerprint is 2199 1ACE D961 154A B0D4 225B 9FFC 590E F9C1 7834

To claim this, I am signing this object: