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22 Oct 2018

Trying To Stop Windows 10 Changing My Keyboard Layout

Dev Windows

For reasons that perhaps make up another blog post, my primary development machine these days is an old Macbook Pro running Windows 10. I alternate between a Microsoft Sculpt keyboard and the laptop keyboard itself depending on where I’m working…. Read On

17 Jul 2018

sngrep: Capture and Analyse SIP Packets on the Command Line

Dev SIP

Part of my day job involves picking apart SIP packets and figuring out why things might not be happening as expected. I’ve only recently tried out `sngrep` as a tool to help with this and it’s ace. My toolkit for… Read On

30 Jun 2018

From Vim to Visual Studio

Dev Vim Visual Studio

Whilst a big vim fan, part of my day job at Qunifi involves heavy use of the Microsoft Azure tech stack, and using Visual Studio makes that a whole lot easier. Here are the plugins and tweaks I’m currently using… Read On

09 Apr 2018

Notes on Good API Design

API Dev

How To Design A Good API and Why it Matters is a great talk that Joshua Bloch gave at Google. It’s actually over 10 years old now but still very relevant. I recently rewatched it and this post contains the… Read On

02 Mar 2018

Proxy Specific Sites with PAC Files

Dev SysAdmin

Proxy auto-config files, or PAC files, are a neat way to programmatically decide whether to send requests for a website via a proxy or direct. This post is a brief introduction on how to write and install such a file…. Read On

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