May 26, 2015

Time tracking with Toggl

My friend Magoo is using toggl for time tracking and decided to give it a go. I usually apply pomodoros when I am programming, but although they are ok to keep me focused

May 25, 2015

A tool to generate .gitignore files

For some time I have been using gitignore.io to create the .gitignore file used in my projects. The content in many cases seems to be overkill (because it includes common libraries used

May 25, 2015

Javascript Graphics libraries

I am doing a bit of visualisation for some of my projects, and today I found the site  JavaScript Graphs with links to libraries and a good filtering tool to make your choice

Apr 30, 2015

Changing the remote repository in git

I needed to move a project from Bitbucket to Github. I was expecting a little dance to be made there, but it was pretty straightforward: In a terminal, at the directory where I

Jan 9, 2015

USB tethering with the Mac

I am in the train to Cork today, and being two and a half hours trip I am using the time to work a bit in my Fabric scripts. Something I usually do

Aug 22, 2014

Upgrade Node

As a note to myself, here are the details about how to upgrade Node in my Mac: sudo npm cache clean -f sudo npm install -g n sudo n stable

Apr 12, 2014

Duckdns

I am using Duckdns to have a dynamic DNS pointing to one of my machines at home. The setup is very simple using the command line in Ubuntu (less than five minutes after

Apr 11, 2014

Ubuntu version

As a reminder to myself, to check the version of Ubuntu in the terminal the command is lsb_release -a and you get something like No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu

Apr 10, 2014

Logstash

in every application now I have at least some logging going on, and if I don’t I am missing it. But having servers distributed around, getting details from the logs is a

Apr 7, 2014

More work on Ngramatic

Past night I took a break and went early to bed (during the weekend I drink less coffee than usual, and probably that has something to do with my sleepiness). But tonight I

Apr 5, 2014

More work for Ngramatic

Today I continued working in Ngramatic’s code instead of a side project. I know that it might not be the best idea, but I really want to see the product moving, and