Yes, it’s time for one of those “here’s how I configure my workstation!” blog posts! A colleague recently asked how what were all those strange aliases I was using - so here’s a full description of how I set up my developer workstation to my idea of near-perfection.
Once again I had the chance to join ApacheCon Europe, this time to the new “Core” conference. Once again I was presenting on Apache Brooklyn - this time, with two talks!
Operation “turn an old Amiga 600 into a Raspberry Pi”
Amazon EC2’s images for Windows servers can be made accessible with passwordless SSH login, just like Linux, without requiring custom images.
Could you build a cloud using Raspberry Pis? Let’s think this through…
“Know your tools” is one of the key rules serious software developers live by, because it can make you highly productive. How far you can take this rule?
Windows instances on Amazon EC2 are given a random password. This post will show how to use Java to retrieve this password.
My earlier script to enable WinRM in one step has been cleaned up and is now on GitHub.
XebiaLab’s OverThere project recently appeared on GitHub. I’ve recently been doing some work on jclouds, where it was noted that OverThere could address a gap in jclouds - controlling Windows Server virtual machines. So I decided to dust off my braincells concerned with Windows Server and take a look at OverThere.
I don’t usually write articles that are just linking to another article, but this is so good it was worth an exception.