Archive for 'Programming'
That A+ feeling
Back when I launched my first web service, I came across the SSL Labs. This is a free service that allows you to check the status of a website in terms of its encrypted transport layer Eh? You know, the little green or grey lock symbol on your web address bar that let’s you know […]
Posted: October 16th, 2019 under 42, Programming, Work.
Windows 10 fun and games
I have been working as a delivery manager for a large company specialising in complex integration problems. Essentially, up to now my role has been working out how we can make best use of our toolset. That is coming to an end, so I am now looking at the technical aspects of my role. Which […]
Posted: July 4th, 2018 under Programming, Work.
Simplicity in a complex world – recovered from the Wayback machine
[Originally posted October 28th, 2016] It’s been a strange week not least for the first time in ages, I’ve had few if any firm plans. No hospital appointments, holiday plans or things I need to squeeze in. My kid turned 16 (2 more years to go) and is currently out learning how to ride. Seriously, […]
Posted: July 4th, 2018 under 42, Programming.
The 28 day problem
The past five weeks have had some interesting learning code wise 🙂 Normally, smime messages are signed with the public key signature embedded in the message. It allows quick and simple verification of who has sent the message and whether that signature is valid against a root certificate. The root certificate is typically held in […]
Posted: August 12th, 2016 under 42, Programming.
Video kiosk pi
For Christmas, I got a raspberry pi 2, which I love. But what to do with my old pis? Obviously, having an old one around doing a useful job of motion capture, streamed straight out to the web. But what about the other one? What can be usefully done with a small computer with a […]
Posted: December 26th, 2015 under 42, Programming, The world according to Pi.
JBuilder migration by hand
This is for the hard core coders out there. This is unlikely to appeal if you are not a java developer or designer. I thought I would share this as it has taken me a few days of work to find this method. Hopefully it will save someone some time somewhere in the world 🙂 […]
Posted: December 26th, 2015 under 42, Programming.