Stuff I like helping with
This is where I give you an arbitrary (but very high) score for myself in platforms I'm competent in.
EC2, RDS, ELB, SES
Install/configure, Views, Rules
openHAB, Wemo, WirelessTag, LIFX, Broadlink
Recently while pottering around with Internet of Things (IoT) / home automation I happened across node-red. It appears its basic premise is that it enables IoT integrations – which immediately had me wondering what other types of integrations it could do. In particular, could it integrate higher level web services and platforms (e.g. Woocommerce, Shopify, Read more about Node-red for website integrations?[…]
So recently Amazon told me our database server version is deprecated and we’ll soon need to upgrade. No problem, spin up a test server from a snapshot, test and when happy rename the test database server to the live name, right? No. Amazon do not let you restore a snapshot into an existing instance, and Read more about A Duh moment with DNS[…]
With America changing leaders the auto lobby group smells a fresh chance to regress the automotive industry. Off topic: I expect there will be a LOT of similar approaches out of the shadows in the following months, as entrenched players in entrenched industries try to get Trump to change things to favour them. It will be Read more about Automakers to Trump: waaah[…]