Tag Archives: development

ASP.Net with Docker on Mac

I tried a ton of different ASP.NET on Linux / Docker / Mac tutorials, none of which worked for one reason or another. Then I fixed it. The closest I got was Deploy ASP.NET 5 Apps to Docker on Linux, … Continue reading

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PhoneGap and Android on Windows

It seems there’s quite a lot of confusion on how to get up and running using PhoneGap for Android development on Windows. There’s a Getting Started with Android guide which is comprehensive, but doesn’t seem to resolve all problems. I’ll … Continue reading

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Scala sbt

If you’re following the Coursera Scala course, you may come across this problem during the example assignment: cd example sbt > console [error] java.util.concurrent.ExecutionException: java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: PermGen space (Lots of [info] stuff omitted for readability.) The nicest way I found to … Continue reading

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Firefox OS build on Mac OS X Mountain Lion

I’m trying to get Firefox OS built on Mac OS X Mountain Lion. It’s not going too well! I checked out the code and ran ./config.sh emulator, then I ran ./build.sh and waited. After a while, I got:  25 52.4M   25 … Continue reading

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gcc and homebrew on Mountain Lion

I’m trying to get B2G built, and one of the steps on OS X is to install gcc (this install is all automated in the bootstrap script). I am on a (relatively) clean install of Mountain Lion. Unfortunately during the … Continue reading

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Message queues with RabbitMQ

Some brief notes from playing around with RabbitMQ. This is also a handy opportunity to further test the GitHub to WordPress integration before I post some longer code! Things are easy on the Mac since homebrew, though sometimes the magic … Continue reading

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MySQL on Lion with Homebrew

This was non-obvious to me, so I’m documenting it here. There are several ways you can get MySQL up and running on Mac OS X Lion (see for example Rob Allen’s Setting up PHP & MySQL on OS X 10.7 … Continue reading

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Droidcon London 2011

I’m off to #droidconuk tomorrow and Friday, for a couple of days of Android immersion. Should be a useful benchmark for the adoption rate of Android by developers … looking forward to some interesting discussions. If you’re there, come say … Continue reading

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Over the Air 2010, 2011

It seems I didn’t blog about Over the Air back in 2010, beyond referencing the phone I won for my hack. That’s pretty poor. I don’t appear to have blogged much about any of the previous events either, apart from … Continue reading

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Saturday morning disgruntlement

Two things annoyed me this morning. Thing 1. Google. Specifically, Google Apps. Since switching to Google Apps, it has rapidly become an authentication bane of my life. Wanna share your Google calendar, use it in Thunderbird? Fine, except if it’s … Continue reading

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