Testing on Ubuntu

This blog post details the installation process for Ubuntu when I’m using it for testing web applications. The builds are designed to conduct meaningful tests on Oracle cloud applications but should be suitable for testing any similar web application. Test Build 1 (all tests) Installation Installed in a VM running in VirtualBox Give the VM […]

Simple CCTV setup using a Raspberry Pi

This weekend I’ve been setting up my latest Raspberry Pi (a version III, in a blue lego case, running Ubuntu) to display a video stream of what’s going on outside my house so I can watch out for deliveries etc. It’s something I’ve done before on different hardware, but I thought it was worth documenting […]

An updated guide to using Pandoc for document conversion

I wrote about Pandoc last year, but I’m using it more and more and I’ve found myself editing the original post a fair few times. This is the updated 2016 version that gathers together useful commands I’ve learned so far. Last year I found myself needing to do a lot of document conversion, and maintaining […]