Replacing the bootable SD card on a Cubietruck (and perhaps other ARM Linux boxes)
Before I posted the a REST web api shootout in 5 different languages I chatted with my friend and colleague, Kevin, about it. He’s very fond of Perl and the results clearly hit a nerve. He did some heavy digging … Read the rest
The other day I was interested in a REST web api shootout in 5 different languages. The results were pretty interesting in terms of performance. It’s pretty easy to isolate the performance numbers as just an abstract value. As … Read the rest
I’ve been considering starting a new project. Part of this will require a microservice REST API. I tend to be pretty language agnostic and tend to favor using the best tool for the job. That got me thinking that I … Read the rest
I’ve been a long time bash user. Back in the day it simply seemed more comfortable than the other options. It’s a workhorse I’ve used for a long time in efforts to automate things away and continue to use for … 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
controlling access to elasticsearch with filtered aliases, nginx and tokens
Lot’s of people wonder about controlling access to ElasticSearch, since it doesn’t offer any meaningful security. It’s been suggested that using filtered alias along with some nginx rewrites would do … Read the rest