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07 Nov 2018

Renew LetsEncrypt Cert and Remove Unused Domains

Dev SysAdmin

Is it possible to renew a Let's Encrypt certificate and drop one or more domains at the same time? Yes it is.

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. Windows let's you switch between keyboard layouts exactly for this kind of setup using a handy icon in the system tray.

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.

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 to ease the Vim to Visual Studio transition.

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 summary notes I made.

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