Archive

Code

Debugging Java 8 Streams 2 Jan, 2018
Node and AWS API Gateway 31 Dec, 2017
Serverspec 1 Nov, 2017
My Ideal Job 29 Jul, 2017
Ensuring DynamoDB localhost uses the correct region 30 Jul, 2016
Spring Boot with Web Form, and MongoDB Authentication 2 Jul, 2016
BASH script for dumping all key, values using redis-cli 10 May, 2016
Spring Boot your Hello World app will not "start" 22 Apr, 2016
Maven and Gradle "invalid target release1.8" 15 Apr, 2016
Python / Boto 3 - Adding an S3 Bucket in a none eu-west-1 region 13 Apr, 2016
Boto3 1.3.0 Create a (directory) object in an (already existing) S3 bucket 11 Apr, 2016
AWS Data Pipelines - (Disaster) Recovery and Validation of pipeline-definitions using BOTO3 3 Jan, 2016
Intellij / Idea Live Templates 6 Dec, 2015
Importing an "existing" Play 2 Project into Intellij 14 (IDEA) 3 Sep, 2015
Use Gradle to Create a "standard" Java / TDD directory structure 1 Sep, 2015
Python 2.7.10 Testing with Behave and Intellij (Idea) 29 Aug, 2015
Using the gollum markdown ruby extension 13 Mar, 2015
Being (just a bit) functional in Python 26 Feb, 2015
Running Python Behave tests 19 Nov, 2014
Sending email from Scala / Play Framework version 2.3.6 15 Nov, 2014
Redis caching in Django 23 Sep, 2014
Parsing HTML with BeautifulSoup 16 Sep, 2014
Java Socket Programming 23 Aug, 2014
Simple Scala exercises 26 Feb, 2014
Scala wrapper round the Java port-scanner 25 Feb, 2014
Groovy using the "inject" method to filter items in a list 6 Dec, 2013
FancyBox 2 - Ajax get 18 Nov, 2013
Cleaning a "grails project" in IDEA/Intellij 21 Oct, 2013
Java / jvm debugging network connections 23 Sep, 2013
Scala filtering a List of Objects 15 Jul, 2013
Get your environment set up and configured correctly before you start coding 9 Apr, 2013
Simple Scala List of Char 6 Apr, 2013
The easiest way to Move (export, then import) a git repository 25 Mar, 2013
Bubble sort in Java 16 Aug, 2012
Express yourself clearly .... in the code you write 27 May, 2012
Using Apache HTTPClient to build, download, upload, and install a CQ 5.4 content package 21 May, 2012
CQ automated Felix bundle start 12 Oct, 2011

Misc

So, which bag are you ? :0) 16 Apr, 2015
Service delivery, the National Health Service (NHS) and the Epson XP-800 printer 17 Feb, 2014
The password reset email 13 Aug, 2012
http://vizualize.me and linkedin 17 May, 2012
Squirrel Mail sent-items folder will not disappear 15 May, 2012
Installed wordpress ...... 9 May, 2012
Developers don’t seem to want to research the solution to a problem 12 Jan, 2012
Linkedin has a really nice balance….. 14 Nov, 2011

Nokia

Well Done Jolla 2 Jul, 2015
Jolla 14 Feb, 2015
More on the N9 :0) 12 Mar, 2012
The NOKIA N9 … 15 Dec, 2011

Hack

Griffin Powermate Applescript to control Spotify 27 Mar, 2016
Whilst rummaging through a drawer - I came across my Griffin Powermate 5 Jan, 2012

Improvement

chocksaway.com has changed 2 Oct, 2016
The Drawer of Plenty, an IOT hackathon, and "how it was successfully glued together" 25 Aug, 2016
To all you makers, builders, coders, hackers, inspired people, one hundred dollar start-up 22 Dec, 2015
Why DevOps, Debugging, and Bravery, go hand-in-hand 23 Aug, 2015
Welcome to the "Revamped" Android App Met (Metropolitan) Line Connections :) 22 Jul, 2015
Improving Throughput with The Theory of Constraints 5 Apr, 2015
Just.... coding, "being in the right place at the right time" 15 Feb, 2015
What is there not to get about Human Computer Interaction? 5 Nov, 2014
Edward Snowden on NBC news 29 May, 2014
Focus and the Importance of not dashing "out the door" 14 Jan, 2014
Why giving a **** is important..... 28 Dec, 2013
Internet of Things http://redmonk.com/thingmonk/what-is-thinkmonk/ 6 Dec, 2013
Cleaning a "grails project" in IDEA/Intellij 21 Oct, 2013
Broken Windows and Installing (Upgrading) software 6 Aug, 2013
The "continuing travels" of Mr Edward Snowden 23 Jun, 2013
Get your environment set up and configured correctly before you start coding 9 Apr, 2013
Back-end developers, know your demo audience 28 Oct, 2012
Enthusiasm versus automating the recruitment process 8 Sep, 2012
Managing the complexity of software, infrastructure and computer systems 12 May, 2012
The last couple of weeks have been amazingly busy 12 Apr, 2012

devOps

The Terraform Getting Started tutorial is rather good :O) 1 Aug, 2016
Ensuring DynamoDB localhost uses the correct region 30 Jul, 2016
Python / Boto 3 - Adding an S3 Bucket in a none eu-west-1 region 13 Apr, 2016
Boto3 1.3.0 Create a (directory) object in an (already existing) S3 bucket 11 Apr, 2016
Why Marmaduke Broke at 6am 2 Mar, 2016
Application security cannot just be the "speciality" of the Information-security team 28 Jan, 2016
It's very easy to get into a negative mind-set about DevOps 6 Oct, 2015
Openstack Firewall Rules 22 Sep, 2015
Why DevOps, Debugging, and Bravery, go hand-in-hand 23 Aug, 2015
Finding the most "recent" file in your S3 Bucket 20 Jul, 2015
Agile software, infrastructure, and platform development - the books which make sense 7 Jul, 2015
Unix / Linux file-system conventions explained 28 May, 2015
Improving Throughput with The Theory of Constraints 5 Apr, 2015
What is DevOps? "Is it, Continuous integration, automation, cloud providers, third parties, product managers?".... 21 Mar, 2015
devOps and the Phoenix project 3 Feb, 2015
Linux and testing a service running on a port 7 Dec, 2014
Test Kitchen / Serverspec V2: Changes to spec_helper.rb 3 Oct, 2014
Port forwarding for Linux iptables 28 Sep, 2014
Why you shouldn't introduce "stuff" into your technology stack 28 Sep, 2014
Test Kitchen with an Ubuntu 12.0.4 / Vagrant VM 16 Jul, 2014
A Mesh Network in the street where you live, not just for emergencies.... 27 Jun, 2014
Virtual box "getting to your localhost" 15 Nov, 2013
Cleaning a "grails project" in IDEA/Intellij 21 Oct, 2013
Batch resize of images using ImageMagick 8 Sep, 2013
Broken Windows and Installing (Upgrading) software 6 Aug, 2013
Get your environment set up and configured correctly before you start coding 9 Apr, 2013
Change between Unix and Windows file formats 1 Mar, 2013
Managing the complexity of software, infrastructure and computer systems 12 May, 2012

Eclipse

Changing the Apache Tomcat port in Eclipse 17 Aug, 2012

Infosec

Application security cannot just be the "speciality" of the Information-security team 28 Jan, 2016
Intellij 14 showing return type in Scala (Show type info on mouse motion with delay) in OSX 14 Dec, 2014
Go on leave your front door open...... 18 Oct, 2014
Edward Snowden on NBC news 29 May, 2014
The "continuing travels" of Mr Edward Snowden 23 Jun, 2013
Managing a remote MySql instance with an SSH Tunnel 12 Jan, 2013
The problem with banks who don't communicate securely 30 Oct, 2012

Git

Reset your git repository master branch 28 May, 2015
The easiest way to Move (export, then import) a git repository 25 Mar, 2013

RDBMS

Postgres / PSQL importing a database 1 May, 2013

SQL

MySQL check to see if none printing characters [A-Za-z0-9] 28 Jan, 2014
SQL query with "offset" and "limit" 10 Jul, 2013

Intellij

Intellij / Idea Live Templates 6 Dec, 2015
Importing an "existing" Play 2 Project into Intellij 14 (IDEA) 3 Sep, 2015
Intellij 14 showing return type in Scala (Show type info on mouse motion with delay) in OSX 14 Dec, 2014
Quick SLF4J logging with Intellij / Idea 3 Feb, 2014
Idea "comparing two branches (to show differences)" 19 Nov, 2013
Cleaning a "grails project" in IDEA/Intellij 21 Oct, 2013

MongoDB

The MongoDB SOLR Connector 9 Feb, 2014
Installing MongoDB on Ubuntu, overwrite '/usr/bin/mongoimport' error 19 Dec, 2013
Exporting a small MySQL database, Importing into MongoDB, and Viewing the MongoDB data in IReport / Jasper reports 17 Dec, 2013

Jasper Reports

Jasper and IReport removing carriage returns in logic 28 Jan, 2014
Exporting a small MySQL database, Importing into MongoDB, and Viewing the MongoDB data in IReport / Jasper reports 17 Dec, 2013

Solr

The MongoDB SOLR Connector 9 Feb, 2014

Redis

BASH script for dumping all key, values using redis-cli 10 May, 2016
Simple redis-cli / Redis commands 4 Apr, 2015

Linux

Unix / Linux file-system conventions explained 28 May, 2015

Aircooled

The Swiss water pump which wouldn't play ball, and the importance of getting your **** together (in other words being organised) 18 Jul, 2015

AWS

Ensuring DynamoDB localhost uses the correct region 30 Jul, 2016
Boto3 1.3.0 Create a (directory) object in an (already existing) S3 bucket 11 Apr, 2016
AWS Data Pipelines - (Disaster) Recovery and Validation of pipeline-definitions using BOTO3 3 Jan, 2016
Finding the most "recent" file in your S3 Bucket 20 Jul, 2015

My Android Apps

Welcome to the "Revamped" Android App Met (Metropolitan) Line Connections :) 22 Jul, 2015

S3

Python / Boto 3 - Adding an S3 Bucket in a none eu-west-1 region 13 Apr, 2016

IOT

The Drawer of Plenty, an IOT hackathon, and "how it was successfully glued together" 25 Aug, 2016

Docker

Docker buildDocker authentication error 17 Dec, 2016

Attitudes

I'm happier on a bicycle :) 19 Oct, 2018
Bad Design 20 Aug, 2018
The "Out of Order Bathroom, and Why You Should Care, "regardless......" 20 Aug, 2018

Author | Miles Davenport

Career programmer, who designs, assembles, fixes, and supports customers, software and systems.