Using Alexa (Amazon Echo) to Preheat my Renault ZOE and check Battery Status

With only a small amount of code I was able to connect Alexa up to Renault ZE Services via Amazon AWS Lambda to control the car with my voice.

Simplest C# code to post a tweet using OAuth

I recently needed to post tweets programatically and found myself lost in a maze of OAuth and bloated Twitter libraries so decided to see what was the simplest code I could create to post tweets using OAuth.

HTML5 Pong in 20min with C#/Bridge.NET

I had a quick go at creating a simple Pong game using Bridge.NET to run in the browser. It took around 20 min for basic functionality and scoring/countdown timer.

DaChip8JS - My C# Chip-8 Interpreter running in the browser

Using Bridge.NET I was able to easily get my Chip-8 interpreter running in the browser (and working on mobile!)

Building a Chip-8 Interpreter in C#

I'm trying to build a NES emulator but since I've got a little stuck on the rendering code I decided to have a break and try something far simpler first!

Running Go on a Chromebook in Developer Mode (without installing Linux)

Here are some instructions on how you can run the Go on a Chromebook in Developer Mode without having to install Linux or use Crouton! :)

Easy JavaScript and CSS bundling and minification on GitHub Pages without build steps

Build steps to bundle your JavaScript and CSS on a small static site hosted on GitHub Pages suck, especially if you like to tweak things directly in the GitHub web app. Here's a better way.

Have Software Developers Given Up?

Over the last month I've had so many 'fails' from (mostly) large companies that my twitter timeline has started to read like failblog. Have we given up?

Removing [action 'action 17' suspended] rsyslog Spam on Raspberry Pi (Raspian Jessie)

My Raspberry Pi's syslog is full of this from rsyslog, caused by it writing to /dev/xconsole. It bugged me enough to find out what was causing it and terminate it.

Setting up Automatic Updates on Raspberry Pi (Raspian Jessie)

Logging into machines and updating them periodically isn't fun but for internet-exposed devices it's important. Here's how I set up unattended updates on my Raspberry Pi.
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