Stuff & Nonsense

Dev tooling with docker

Dev tooling with docker

This is the first in what will become a series of articles on development processes and techniques in use at my current place of work, Public Desire.  To start off with I’m going to take a run through our docker based development environment, then in future articles I might dip into our deployment processes and […]

Bannr.io

Bannr.io

For the last couple of months I’ve been working on a platform to solve one of the problems I’ve seen repeated across numerous businesses in the ‘fast fashion’ ecommerce space.  The problem is how to update your homepage and site with the numerous promotions you’re running in a timely fashion without impacting site performance.  For […]

MVC Architecture

MVC Architecture

This will be a slight departure from my usual posts about random bits of code and have more a focus on architecture. In the last few years the world of development has seen quite a bit of upheaval as it adapts to new ways of working, the devops movement has, when implemented well, proven incredibly […]

DIY security keypad

DIY security keypad

After my couple of hours of tinkering with python yesterday (see here) I started pondering how to expand on what I’d done.  Some sort of keypad would be handy, so I could just tap in a code and disable my cameras…. and then I’d need something to run the code on and connect the keypad […]