Saving Repetition with Git Commit Templates (3 mins read).
Speed up your commit message writing by providing a template for when you run
Cleaning Up Your LaTeX Build Output with
latexrun (3 mins read).
A tool to help reduce the amount of unnecessary output when building LaTeX files.
Why You Should Use GitLab.com (13 mins read).
A discussion about the reasons that I would greatly recommend the GitLab.com platform for all your Git hosting, opposed to its competitors.
I will be attending Tech Nottingham April 2017: Impostors & Muggles on
Resurrecting dinosaurs, what could possibly go wrong? (12 mins read).
How containerised apps (AppImage, Snappy and Flatpak) could eat our users.
Preparing a Technical Workshop - A Checklist (4 mins read).
What you need to remember to ask the organisers and what to consider in order to ensure your workshop goes smoothly.
CloudABI - Easily develop sandboxed apps for UNIX (7 mins read).
An Application Binary Interface to make it possible to create capabilities-based, hardened, software.
FOSDEM 2017 (4 mins read).
A few words ahead of the storm of articles.
Open S-awesome (5 mins read).
A month of giving back, and a very honest post-mortem of what I learned.
I will be attending Tech Nottingham February 2017 - Chatbots and Chatops! on
How to get up and running with using GitLab CI and the Capistrano deploy tool.
2016's Music In Review (5 mins read).
What music was I listening to in 2016?
I will be attending Tech Nottingham January 2017 - Starting fresh this New Year! on
I will be attending #NottTechParty - The Nottingham Tech Community Christmas Party on
I will be attending Tech Nottingham October 2016 - The Mixed Reality Lab takes over! on
Hacktoberfest 2016 (12 mins read).
A few words about my excitement for the start of Hacktoberfest, and some ideas on how to get started yourself.
I will be attending Tech Nottingham August 2016 - Life After Flash with Harry Boyes on
I will be attending Tech Nottingham April 2016 - Pusher presents An Introduction to React on
I will be attending Hack24 2016 - 24 hours of Code and Creativity in the Heart of Nottingham on
I will be attending Mobile Notts February 2016 - iOS for Android Developers & Lean Coffee on
2015's Music In Review (5 mins read).
What music was I listening to in 2015?
The Sony Hack (6 mins read).
A discussion about Sony Pictures Entertainment being hacked in the months before the release of the action comedy, The Interview, and its depiction of Kim Jong Un.
2014's Music In Review (6 mins read).
What music was I listening to in 2014?
The Hour of Code: What's the Worst that Could Happen? (4 mins read).
Why you should invest just a single hour in learning how code can be useful to you.
Game of Drones (6 mins read).
Discussing how drones will be shaping the future of the delivery business.
Smart is the New Black: Lightbulbs to Reflect a Modern Age (4 mins read).
The future of lighting - using smart, long-lived lightbulbs that can be configured to only turn on when there's someone in the house.