There is so much hype around DevOps. Personally, I’ve been doing it for a long time without knowing it. Then there was a name for it and I was pleased. I could now articulate what I do a little more … Read the rest
pushme – a simple script to push a notification to the phone
There are many times when I end up waiting for a computer. Whether it’s a long running
rsync or someother command that takes time to finish, I just … Read the rest
Sadly, sometimes there is a bunch of comment spam on a drupal site. It’s easy enough to set up an approval queue to make the site look bad, but that still leaves one with having to clean up the unapproved … Read the rest
I run Ubuntu as my desktop.
I have multiple Google Accounts.
I don’t want to have a bunch of browser windows open to deal with different IM accounts and calendars.
All of this works great on my phone.
So I … Read the rest
I have some code which pulls a URL and saves it to a file via the `-o` option. The next step in the pipe was failing claiming that the file did not exist.
I was able to download the file … Read the rest
I am probably like most developers. I prefer to code on my own system. This allows me to use my chosen tools and work in a comfortable and efficient space.
Possible differences and deviations from production environments are a downside … Read the rest
I spend a lot of time communicating. Since I work from home most of the time, much of my communication takes place electronically. Working from outside the office greatly reduces the number interruptions. However, it also makes it impossible for … Read the rest