Thank you for visiting my corner. I’m Vinh, father of a girl and a boy, husband and programmer. The name of this blog come from Ascot

Vinh loves math, programming, manga and poem.

He’s mostly working on infrastructure and developer tools. His code are used by developer for monitoring, debugging, inspecting purpose. His works is to help other developer build better tools by building tool.

He has been developing software professionally since 2008. Being a generalist, He can chime in and work across stack: front-end, back-end, mobile, devops, whatever it takes to get the product success. Though he tends to avoid front-end. When he do front-end, as in JavaScript+CSS, He tried to keep them minimal.

He’s interested in programming languages and know a wide range of language. He has very strong opnion on how to write software. He’s big fan of KISS. Time to time, he hacks on a toy Lisp language call [Mochi], name after his daughter.

He belives that programming is the best way for the poor to escape poverty. It requires minimal capital to invest in equipments, yet deliver an vast amount of power to run the web.

He runs a newsletter call BetterDev, a weekly newsletter with links about programming, video, some code repos to read and dev tools. You should subscribe.


He run a small DevOps consultancy, focus specially on AWS and Kubernetes. He wants to help company to build a secure, scalable, and flexible enough infrastructure.

He also run noty.im, a monitoring solution to solve his pain point on uptime, cron monitoring. You should use it.

Open source

  • ec2.shop API to check EC2 prices and compare spot, on-demand, reserve price
  • Baja Static Site generator which generates this site
  • Sigular Regular Expression tool

If you have any questions please feel free to send an email to: vinh@[this-site-domain]

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