Category Archives: Software Development

Microsoft Joining the rest with Linux and IoT

Microsoft has apparently released code for Linux that will allow for IoT devices to contact Azure based systems. https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/05/11/microsoft_azure_iot_cloud_offering/

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Interesting opensource test tool

Flashback by Linkedin looks like an interesting test tool you can use to test web services that was opensourced…gee a month ago…Looks like its all in java too. LinkedIn open sources Flashback, a tool for mocking internet traffic https://github.com/linkedin/flashback

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Hacking a pogoplug

Interesting hack, converting a popoplug to use for other purposes.  I have a couple of these things kicking around (replaced with other systems).  SO this maybe a good way to repurpose them. PogoPlug Hacking: A Step by Step Guide to … Continue reading

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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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