Video Games the Movie Part 1: Leaking Passion

So we were all huddled around the TV and cracked open Plex and started the first 30 minute (0-28:26) segment of the movie. I promise not to douse you with spoilers but the first bit was on the history of video games – not history as in last year »

Video Games the Movie Part 0

My three oldest boys and I have decided to go through a documentary together: Video Games: The Movie created by Jeremy Snead. It’s from a project I backed on kickstarter and I knew full well that when it was finally released that it would be something that I »

raspberry-beacons

The intent of this is to provide a quick, simple, fun and inexpensive alerting beacon that can be connected to any type of service and be used as a visual notification that "something" is happening. The more concrete use for this is when you have a need for a visual »

ill-tempered-sea-bass

The intent of this project is to use the Pager Duty API to create a test alert and then follow up on the alert with a check to see if any team member has acknowledged the alert with in a given time frame so that teams can verify that the »

The roadblock

I recently saw what I thought was a pretty stinking amazing movie. Not that the acting was particularly great (though I do find something weirdly fun about Ben Stiller - might have been him in another epic movie that set the tone for me). Have a watch, I'll still be »

nuget-test

A PowerShell based testing framework that helps you test your nuget packages. Testing your nuget packages can be difficult especially if you're trying to write tests to be run on build server where Visual Studio might not be installed and if you have my custom things built into your packages »

The little things

Its funny how the little things always hang us up. I get asked frequently what is the difference between git fetch and git pull at least once a week and sometimes it's by the same people. This originally made me think that I was not doing a good job of »

Winfo

The intention of the project is to have some sort of configuration gathering that can gets the system info from one machine that can be used to generate a close to identical match on another machine or virtual. This is ideal for troubleshooting software in environments not owned by the »