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Improving your Personal Performance in Java work Technology – Early Access

14 October 2020 No comments

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Hey all! Did you know that I creating a non-technical video course? It is called How To Improve your Personal Performance in Java work Technology? I plan to announce early access to coincide with Black History Month (1st October to 31st October annually) The place holder for this course is exclusively on Vimeo-on Demand. I […]

Hot shot 007 – Decent DevOps Defined

19 July 2018 Comments off

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This are my verbatim notes to the PEAT UK podcast:     Hot shot 007 – Decent DevOps Defined   Thursday, 12th July 2018   Hello there once again to another hot shot. My name is Peter Pilgrim, Platform engineer and DevOps specialist, and Java Champion. What is a definition of decent DevOps? Here is […]

VirtualBox CentOS Second Network Dynamic Host

07 August 2017 Comments off

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I had recently trouble connecting to the Internet with Centos running inside the Oracle VM VirtualBox. Even though I had configure the second adapter Network Internet Connection to be Host-only Adapter with the name VirtualBox Host-Only Ethernet Adapter. I still had problems pulling any Docker images from scratch. It turned out the network was busted. […]

Docker Images Tree Visualisation

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Docker Post On recent Docker release, you might be surprised that the tree view no longer works as expected: The above command would produce a visual dump of the images inside the container. The command generated a hierarchy of the images, showing the relationship between parent and children. However, this command has been dropped since […]

Staying Alive with Atlassian Stash

19 May 2014 3 comments

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Don’t get me wrong, I like the simplicity of the user interface in Atlassian Stash, what is too painful for me is the networking configuration between it and Apache HTTPD server. It really should be very simple, but I find that mod_proxy drops more connections than a butterfingered wicket keeper on the field. Apparently, this […]

KeyRemap4MacBook for a Microsoft Natural Keyboard 4000

18 February 2013 Comments off

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Do you use a Apple Mac Book Pro at work? If you do, then, and if you like to use Microsoft Natural Keyboard for your day job then you might have found that Microsoft and Apple devices do not quite play well together. Some of the most important programming keys are mapped to strange characters. […]

Favourite Linux and Unix Bash Aliases

29 June 2012 Comments off

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I first got involved with commercial UNIX in the early 1990s. It was fascinating experience on Sun Microsystems SunOS 4.1.3, if memory serves. Even before that professional development, I learnt a lot about UNIX and C at university in my fourth year of the degree course. Yet it was my first work experience at a […]

Ubuntu ActiveMQ Initialisation Scripts

30 March 2012 Comments off

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Recently, I have been working with Ubuntu in a Virtual Box VM and setting up ActiveMQ for testing. I wanted to create a VM with an already running ActiveMQ as a service, whenever I started it. In order to do this, I set up ActiveMQ as a Linux intialisation service. I installed ActiveMQ first by […]

Install JavaFX Runtime Into Local Maven Repository

17 October 2011 9 comments

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In order to get JavaFX 2.0 to work with a Maven Repository, requires some fudge factor. Because one cannot simply redistribute JavaFX Library, you have to install the libraries manually into a local Maven repository. This is my MSDOS command script to do it: Once you have the local repository set up, once include a […]

Insanity WordPress Fixed “Call To Undefined Function Curl_Init”

04 April 2011 Comments off

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This lunchtime I upgraded WordPress on the server to 3.1 version I had a lot of trouble getting WP to Twitter plug-in into work out of the box. I though it was a chroot Apache problem, a missing executable, or some file permission issues with Ubuntu Linux. It was none of the above. This was […]

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