Raspberry Pi headless install

Raspberry Pi headless install

Because I'm lucky enough to have an awesome brother I got the gift of Raspberry Pi for christmas. These are the steps that I took to go from zero to fully functional pi running headless on my home network.…

Automating the patching of Cascadia Code to include Nerd Fonts

Automating the patching of Cascadia Code to include Nerd Fonts

Cascadia Code is a new monospaced font designed to work nicely with the new Windows Terminal. Unfortunately it doesn't, yet, include the Powerline symbols necessary to make my terminal look as shiny as I like it. Fortunately the awesome Scott Hanselman wrote a how to post on Patching the new Cascadia Code to include Powerline Glyphs and other Nerd Fonts for the Windows Terminal so now my Windows Terminal looks…

Creating a Pocket desktop application with two lines of CLI

Creating a Pocket desktop application with two lines of CLI

Pocket from Mozilla is my favourite way to save interesting articles and videos for watching/reading later. The standard account is free but I like both the service and Mozilla so much that I'm happy to pay for the premium plan which adds full text search of everything I've saved, smarter tagging and an advert free experience. There are pocket apps for Android and iOS and services like Pocket to…

How to get Netflix running on a Vero 4K with OSMC (or Vero 4K+💘Netflix)

How to get Netflix running on a Vero 4K with OSMC (or Vero 4K+💘Netflix)

If you just want to get Netflix working on a Vero 4K+ First download this repository zip.Open Kodi, go to menu Add-ons, select "Install from zip file", and select the downloaded zip.Go to "Install from repository", select CastagnaIT repository and Netflix addon.At this point everything should work but when you try and open Netflix you will get this helpful error message "Netflix error". To fix this you'll…

Using the new OpenSSH on Windows 10 to connect to a Digital Ocean Droplet

Using the new OpenSSH on Windows 10 to connect to a Digital Ocean Droplet

I'm a really big fan of Digital Ocean (DO from here on) and their Droplets which, to quote directly from the DO website: flexible Linux-based virtual machines (VMs) that run on top of virtualized hardwareYou can spin up a Droplet in around a minute running any of a massive array of open source applications from their Marketplace. I took advantage of this a while ago to migrate this here blog,…

Ember Resources - Fast Forward to becoming an Ember Ninja

Ember Resources - Fast Forward to becoming an Ember Ninja

At LivingLens our frontend team have been using Ember.js exclusively to build the client side of our application for almost three years now so I thought I'd share a little about our experience. So to get started here's a list of my favourite Ember resources that I recommend to new team members to help bring them up to speed as quickly as possible. Hopefully they can help you fast…