Frontier Town.

Personal website and blog of Richard Downer.

Technology, software engineering, cloud computing and hardware hacking.

Latest posts

Presenting Brooklyn at ApacheCon Europe

23rd August 2014

I’m very pleased to be able to present my first major conference talk, talking about the Apache Brooklyn incubator project, at ApacheCon Europe 2014 in November.

Reverse engineering the Amiga 600 keyboard

14th April 2014

Operation “turn an old Amiga 600 into a Raspberry Pi”

Using SSH on Amazon EC2 Windows servers

28th October 2013

Amazon EC2’s images for Windows servers can be made accessible with passwordless SSH login, just like Linux, without requiring custom images.

An important announcement

Are you a great software engineer, or on your way to becoming one? My employer, Cloudsoft, needs you, no matter what your choice of language or technology, or your location! Please contact me to find out more.

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