17 November 2019
Dart v2.6 includes support for compiling Dart scripts to native executables for Windows, Linux and macOS. There's currently no cross-compilation but cloud services like GitHub Actions can be used to easily generate executables for each platform.
26 April 2016
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?
23 April 2016
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.
09 April 2016
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.
08 April 2016
There are a bunch of things on Linux that send emails by default (for example, the output of Cron jobs). Here's how I set mine up to pass those emails on to a real email address.
04 March 2016
I have a friend wanting to set up PHP 7 and HTTPS on his Raspberry Pi who was having trouble beause a lot of these aren't in the main Raspbian apt repos so I thought I'd see how hard it was...