Announcing the release of the GraphQL API for dependency-management-data.
How to use Open Policy Agent to perform much more effective flagging of package compliance with dependency-management-data.
Creating a new command-line tool for more easily retrieving Software Bill of Materials (SBOMs) from Snyk, as well as adding licensing information to SBOMs.
How to get started with npm's SBOM export functionality with dependency-management-data.
Creating a new command-line tool for converting Renovate data exports to Software Bill of Materials (SBOMs).
How to use data from OSS Review Toolkit (ORT) with dependency-management-data.
Getting Go modules to work with nested GitLab groups (3 mins read).
How to get Go modules to work with nested groups in GitLab for public or private repos.
Performing a v2 release of a Go module (1 mins read).
How to prepare your Go module for its first breaking change release.
How to use the
demo library alongside Asciinema to make it easier to build and maintain demos for your command-line tools.
Importing a subdirectory from one repo into another (1 mins read).
How to import a subdirectory of a given Git repository into another one, using
How we reduced oapi-codegen's dependency overhead by ~84% (6 mins read).
An example of how to reduce the size of a Go module's dependencies by taking advanage of Go module pruning.
Why I think dependency scanning tooling should be providing as much data as possible about scanned projects, to allow other tooling to make better inferences about the data.
Which version of Go was used to compile this binary? (2 mins read).
How to use a few means to work out what version of Go a given binary was compiled with.
How using the
local platform with
renovate-graph can increase the performance of dependency extraction.
How to avoid
PersistentVolumeClaims getting stuck in a
Pending state with vCluster and EKS when you've not set up the cluster with a Container Storage Interface driver for Elastic Block Store.
How to use Buildkite's GraphQL API to list the environment variables provided to trigger a pipeline.
Publishing My On-Call Compensation History (1 mins read).
Publishing a page detailing the on-call compensation I've received over the years.
Why should you blog? (12 mins read).
A writeup of my talk at DDD East Midlands around why you should start blogging.
How to avoid Xorg errors when connecting to a Linux machine over SSH that tries to spawn
This talk should also be a blog post (3 mins read).
How you can improve your public speaking by also writing blog posts for your talks.
How blogging has affected me, as a neurodiverse person (5 mins read).
How I've used blogging to help with my ADHD.
Announcing the release of tweetus-deletus, a tool to delete all your tweets, driven through the browser with Playwright.
Reusing a browser session with Playwright (1 mins read).
How to re-use your existing browser sessions with Playwright.
How to take advantage of SBOM export functionality in GitLab 16.4 with dependency-management-data.
A gotcha around how to pin a Go module to a fork, if you're building a module that should be
Building dynamic jobs with BuildKite (2 mins read).
How to dynamically generate job configuration for BuildKite, while running inside a pipeline.
How to use a Go setup matrix in GitHub Actions that can target the
go.mod version and arbitrary other version(s).
Announcing improved support for Dependabot and support for Software Bill of Materials (SBOMs).
Why you should use GitHub's Software Bill of Materials API instead of the Dependency Graph GraphQL API.
How to set up your crdentials to release a Jenkins plugin via Maven.
Removing ANSI escape codes in Vim (1 mins read).
How to remove ANSI escape codes in (Neo)Vim.
Creating global middleware for
net/http servers in Go (1 mins read).
How to wrap
net/http servers in Go with middleware(s) on every request.
What Go versions are my modules and dependencies targeting? (1 mins read).
go mod vendor, how you can look at the version of Go that each of your modules and dependencies target.
Why is Go trying to upgrade my
go.mod to Go 1.21? (1 mins read).
Why you may be seeing Go trying to upgrade the Go version in your
go.mod to Go 1.21.
Creating a Zoho Mail alias using the API (2 mins read).
How to use the Zoho Mail API to add an alias to your account.
How to set up Mend Renovate Community Edition on Fly.io, when integrating with GitLab.com.
How to use custom advisories with dependency-management-data to track packages that your organisation may not want to use.
How to trigger a Caps Lock event when you've rebound the key to a differnet key.
Setting up real-time Slack notifications for GitHub (1 mins read).
How to get Slack's real-time notifications integrated with GitHub.
Managing Buildkite Agent Images with Renovate (1 mins read).
How to use Renovate to manage Buildkite Agent Images.
How to run commands like
go test when using a multi-module Go project.
How I resolved an issue with a
Timeout error when generating a new GPG key.
Resolving black screen display with SDDM and NVIDIA GPUs (1 mins read).
How I resolved an issue with a black screen displaying when SDDM is used with an NVIDIA driver.
How measuring how long code review took as a team lead to being able to change our processes, and then deliver much more effectively.
Getting started with Dependency Management Data (4 mins read).
How you can get started using Dependency Management Data in 3 commands.
Quantifying your reliance on Open Source software (24 mins read).
A writeup of my talk at DevOpsNotts, about the dependency-management-data project and how to use it to understand your internal and external dependencies.
LeadDev London 2023 (59 mins read).
A writeup of LeadDev London 2023 conference.
Merging a branch in GitHub - the hard way (4 mins read).
How to (kinda) merge two branches in GitHub using the underlying Git database API.
Validating Renovate configuration changes before merging (2 mins read).
How to perform a dry run to validate your Renovate config before it's merged.
Introducing a web frontend for the dependency-management-data project, to provide a better, centralised interface for interacting with the data.
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