Category Archives: Software Development

How to enable developer mode in Roku

I have a few of these boxes, so this could be useful in the future. How to Enable Developer Mode and Sideload Roku Apps  

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Grumpy converts Python into Go

Interesting tool.  I have mixed results with tools that convert from one language to another. https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/01/05/googles_grumpy_makes_python_go/

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HashID, interesting python tool to ID hashes

This is an interesting tool that you can use to figure what time of hashes are used.  This can come in handing not just with hacking/pen testing, but with development as well as you may deal with different things that … Continue reading

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5 tools (opensource) to monitor java performance

Interesting article, I haven’t done Java work in some time.  But its nice to see there are non-commerical options to see issues with performance in Java. https://dzone.com/articles/java-performance-monitoring-5-open-source-tools-you-should-know

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Brillo is now Andriod of Things

Looks like Google has rebranded Brillo, its initial push for an embedded OS, to be Android things.  Whats new?  Looks like they added Java support, Android Studio, OTA updates, And works on a few more boards.  Will be interesting to … Continue reading

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Trump will cause US Tech to suffer?

Interesting article, but…I don’t believe it.  The author (young) makes some good points.  But, if you go back to the 1990s, or 1980s, we didn’t have H1B visas (and outsourcing wasn’t a word).  Companies didn’t send large chunks of jobs … Continue reading

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So Linkedin added in same functionality as GlassDoor

Linkedin has added in “what you should make” bit to its arsenal.  Makes sense and could be a good tool to use in the future. Oh linkedin is alot lower than glassdoor in its numbers, but they seem realistic for … Continue reading

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Glassdoor will tell you if you are under (over) paid

Interesting tool.  I checked it out and it says I am underpaid.  Hummm…. Glassdoor will now tell you if you’re being underpaid

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TestButler, opensource app to test apps from LinkedIn

Looks like an interesting tool to try. https://www.linux.com/news/21-open-source-projects-iot

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Need to launch an app on Android and iOS, use Launchkit

Stumbled on this by accident.  Apparently Launchkit, which was commercial, open sourced their tools that are used to help setup an app for going on Google Playstore or Apple. LaunchKit team heads to Google and open-sources its tools for helping … Continue reading

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