Erlang, Elixir & Phoenix Framework on Linux Mint

Taking a bit of time off from working on my current pet project CodeHalf tonight I decided to use my half an hour for something else. Finally get started with another thing I've been meaning to get on with for months: Try out the Phoenix Framework Getting everything up and…

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This statement appears to be mandatory content for anyone writing any computer science study materials for schools and universities. It appears in most beginners programming books (or at least used to) and it is advice that is most often given to new developers. Once you become more proficient and meet…

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Affecting Change in Development Teams

Change is hard, scary, possibly risky and uncomfortable. But change is also great! It stops stagnation to irrelevance, it stops boredom, it can lead to great new discoveries and it definitely is inevitable. I've wanted to write this blog post for a while now as I'm a big fan of…

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Raspberry Pi & Physical Web: Getting Started

A couple of months ago I came across an interesting new project called: Physical Web. The tag line for the project "Walk up and use anything" describes it best I think. The idea is that as we create more and more connected devices ("Internet of Things" in marketing speak) we…

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Raspberry Pi, NodeJS and Basic Electronics

Now that we have a good project setup it's time to do something with it. If you haven't already I would recommend you read through my previous post Raspberry Pi NodeJS Project Setup with Git Deployment as I will be continuing from where we left off. In this post we'll…

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Raspberry Pi NodeJS Project Setup with Git Deployment

Now that my Open University studies have finally finished I have some free time again! I've had my Raspberry Pi pretty much since they first came out and apart from using it to run XBMC I've not done much with it. So now I've decided to do a project with…

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