It’s nearly Christmas 2021 and the last 6 months have been fascinating. I’ve learnt a lot about languages that I didn’t think I knew much about and built some little projects that have helped me understand processes. I made an RGB slider website that allows me to change the background colour and then copy the… Continue reading How am I getting on?
I thought I’d write some note on my month of Ruby. Mainly to cement my learning. I find writing things down helps my process. I’ll keep adding to post as and when I want to make a note of something I find interesting. Comments: Variables: You set a variable by giving it a name eg.… Continue reading Notes on Ruby
I was in a position that allowed me to learn Ruby this month. It is a language I had never spent any time with and I really enjoyed it. I was given codecademy.com as the platform to use and jumped straight in. I’m not new to coding so most of the concepts I picked up… Continue reading Learning a language
Port forwarding with a public IP address is fine. But without a public IP address you need to be a little bit more savvy. I currently have that situation with Carrier Grade NAT with my internet service provider. It is often the case with LTE connections and I believe it is the case with Starlink… Continue reading ngrok to the rescue
Unifi is a great system. I’ve had a UniFi AP since about 2010 and they have been rock solid for my use. They are the go to recommendation when someone asks me about improving their wifi at their home. The controller is great and I always like to run my headless on a Mac rather… Continue reading unifi headless macOS
Cornwall internet isn’t great where the in-laws reside. When they moved in it was ADSL and topped out at 2Mb download and 0.2Mb upload. Then some big news hit, Cornwall was to get a massive grant from the EU to create a fibre to cabinet or premises network throughout Cornwall. Once this had arrived we… Continue reading Cell Lock MikroTik LHG R11e-LTE
This was a fun journey. TL;DR – drop the www from the store URL while setting up the integration. I had a website that wasn’t connecting to click & drop from the Royal Mail. One day it was the next it wasn’t. The evening before I had done some tinkering on that website to speed… Continue reading woocommerce api 500 error
This is project to see if Google Cloud Platform could remove my Mac Mini server from my attic. That computer is coming to end of it’s life and needs to be replaced. It serves a few purposes: Host video files and share them to the Apple TV Run Plex to allow my brother in another… Continue reading Can I remove the Mac Mini from the house?