Site Updates

Goodbye Openshift 2

Dear RedHat, Thank you for having hosted my site for so long for free. I tried to migrate to OpenShift 3 via the Free tier but sadly the quota does not allow for everything I need to run my WordPress. So i had to move; no hard feelings – but 50 bucks/month – are you …

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Site Updates

Using Let’s Encrypt with a PHP Application on OpenShift

Hi, Update: github.com/kuba/simp_le is dead, the github.com/zenhack/simp_le fork is to be used instead. The following post documents how I used Let’s Encrypt to secure this WordPress site which hosted on OpenShift. The following is based on this forum post/tutorial. I just made it work with virtualenv and a PHP OpenShift app. Please note that you …

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Programming Site Updates

Debugging Go Programs with QtCreator

Debugging Go is a pain. I am not sure why the designers of this language did not include a debugger in the toolchain. In any case, GDB can be used to debug this wonderful language and I discovered that QtCreator is an alright frontend. There a few steps needed to set this up: Configure gdb …

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Hacks

Watching the Micro 3D Printer Work is Pretty Cool

I have been hacking away these past weeks at printing things with my new M3D printer. Sitting next to it while it prints is not exactly a productive pastime so I used a webcam to make a video of the printing process. I then took that video and trimmed it in QuickTime and then I …

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