You could call it a blog
Use google music from the command line
4 August 2015
I like google music its an inexpensive and reliable service with a fairly good collection of music and I can upload my collection too.
My vundle - vim extentions
16 July 2015
I use vim as my editor, I am far from a leet user but am comfortable with it and find it speeds up my development compared to other editors I have tried.
Capture and print HTTP request
14 April 2015
So I wanted to see what this app was exporting (http request wise), so I created the following Rack app to listen on a given port, then I could capture and print what the app was posting
Use sshuttle to create a VPN
26 March 2015
So I was running some end2end tests of a our software stack, part of which involved using Selenium to register a user. The registeration process involved being sent an email that contained a “confirmation” link.
Port forward locally
12 March 2015
So I was trying to test out a web service deep inside a private network which I had to create a number of SSH tunnels to access.
A REPL a Rails app
2 February 2015
I wanted a tool to do little tricks within MyApp, they were abit beond rake tasks, so I thought i’d give writting a custom REPL a do.
Chef and Vagrant sitting in a tree
23 January 2015
Chef and Vagrant - Getting started
Docker on my VPS
21 January 2015
So I got fed up with Heart Internet, they do not rock my world, so looked around and seeing as ByteMark sponser alot of FLOSS stuff I thought I’d give’m a try. I was tempted by DigitalOcean as they are so cheap, but it would make me feel like a sell-out.
Move sidekiq jobs from one queue to another
30 September 2014
We had a problem the other day that resulted in many jobs getting put into the default queue for sidekiq workers to process, this held up other more important jobs.
Fixed width file processing with awk
1 May 2014
Sadly some old skool systems are still in use and therefore I get the odd fixed width file to deal with.