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Written by Shaw Innes who lives and works in Brisbane building useful things.

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  1. November 04, 2020

    Sometimes you need to serve some local static content over HTTP/HTTPS for testing SPAs or other things. Python Module I’ve used the python…

  2. January 21, 2019

    When you’re at work meetings, have you ever noticed how many people will just find all the reasons why something won’t work? Have you ever…

  3. November 14, 2018

    Have you ever attended a conference or workshop where you wish the presenter could easily share their slides?  Or, are you a presenter and…

  4. July 31, 2018

    I’ve recently been talking to people about my new “FinTech” venture and I’ve discovered that this term isn’t very well known outside the…

  5. July 26, 2018

    Friday 27th July is my last day at Tatts/Tabcorp and I wanted to say thanks to everyone who has made my last few years at Tatts a memorable…

  6. October 25, 2017

    Last week Cale and myself both took a week of leave from our full-time jobs in a large company and we worked on our startup (FairDealFX) at…

  7. August 29, 2017

    AKA: Protecting “future me” I needed a way to ensure that I didn’t stupidly include internal data types in WebAPI methods Installation…

  8. May 28, 2017

    Every business these days is working in a fast moving, disrupted, technology-driven world. In order to survive we need to be constantly…

  9. May 09, 2017

    For the last 10+ years I’ve primarily been a C# / .NET developer. This ecosystem is great, there are thousands of great packages available…

  10. August 20, 2016

    Capabilities Live Stream Video Include Presentation Audio / Video Include Live Audio Tools and Products Used Telestream WireCast Wowza Media…

  11. August 19, 2016

    Our first “Hackathon”, TattsHack, is done and dusted, and what an experience. From the original idea through to the event it was only a few…

  12. May 29, 2015

    If you’re having trouble running Visual Studio Code behind a corporate proxy, the following steps might help. Basically on a mac you just…

  13. December 09, 2014

    If there was going to be a “silver bullet” that will make your applications more supportable I think I would suggest that appropriate…

  14. December 26, 2013

    Just a quick follow-up to my previous post regarding Kiva loans. I have now loaned to borrowers, given 3 credits as gift cards (happy…

  15. December 06, 2013

    Throughout the month of November 2013 I spent three weekends at three different Salsa and Latin competitions running the SerenityOne scoring…

  16. October 19, 2013

    In Visual Studio 2012, my Xamarin for Android Intellisense was missing when trying to edit Android .axml files. This is a nightmare for me…

  17. October 17, 2013

    I’ve now been working on and developing my SerenityOne Dance Competition Scoring Software for a number of years. It has grown from a concept…

  18. August 25, 2013

    Oops I recently tried to upgrade my ProxMark III to the latest CDC firmware to try out some of the new features. In the process I somehow…

  19. May 30, 2013

    In both my professional life, and through using open source projects I’ve come across what I think are some really simple code quality…

  20. April 28, 2011

    Add APIDB Schema Support to your database (osm) {% codeblock lang:bash %} /usr/local/pgsql/bin/psql —user osm -d osm -f script/contrib/apidb…

  21. April 17, 2011

    For the last few months I have been working on a UAV project with three other guys - the project is called “Project Andromeda” and the goal…

  22. November 11, 2010

    I’m so over the insanity created by Christmas, by people who are not practicing Christians. Hundreds of dollars spent by every person on…

  23. November 10, 2010

    I have a couple of ideas for projects that could be done on the Netduino. I initially heard about these devices through Scott Hansleman’s…

  24. October 19, 2010

    A few months ago I noticed that there was a need for a better way to score and coordinate the scoring of salsa competitions. I wrote…

  25. May 02, 2010

    One of the biggest problems with migrating legacy applications to a new framework (such as XAF, netTiers, etc) is the process of importing…

  26. April 14, 2010

    I’ve been listening to Scott Hanselman’s pod cast Hanselminutes in the car recently and have heard about a few interesting projects that I…