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Roombox – Node Knockout 2013

A few weeks ago I participated in Node Knockout 2013 (NKO4), a 48-hour hackathon with 385 teams competing for the top spot in 7 categories (team, solo, innovation, design, utility/fun, completeness, and popularity). And here’s a video of what I hacked: Roombox, a Roomba vacuum… Read More

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Monitor Jenkins From The Terminal

Here’s how I’ve been monitoring my Jenkins setup… A combination of Nestor + watch + TerminatorĀ Ā» one view for monitoring failing builds, one view for executors status, and one view for job queue. A summary of Jenkins status info on a small screen estate that… Read More

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DataGen Workers Optimisation

I released DataGen v0.0.9 during lunch break yesterday. This version includes the support to limit how many workers can run concurrently, which is something that I’ve always wanted to add since day one. I finally got the time to do it last weekend, and it… Read More

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Introducing Repoman

Q: How do you clone 30 repositories from your personal GitHub accounts and 150 repositories from your organisation GitHub accounts in just one line? A: repoman –github-user myuser1,myuser2 –github-org myorg1,myorg2 config && repoman init Q: How do you execute a set of commands against all… Read More

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Jenkins Build Status On Ninja Blocks RGB LED

Nestor v0.1.2 is out and one of its new features is nestor ninja for monitoring Jenkins and displaying the latest build status on Ninja Blocks RGB LED device (if you have a block, it’s the ninja’s eyes). Here’s a usage example: export JENKINS_URL=<url> export NINJABLOCKS_TOKEN=<token_from_https://a.ninja.is/hacking>… Read More

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Home Studio v0.3

This favourite corner of mine in the living room is the latest revision of my home studio. My main computer for the past couple of years has been an 11″ MacBook Air, codename: kakashi. The study desk had been disassembled and now rests in the… Read More

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Roomba Twist Fix Attempt

A few months ago my awesome Roomba vacuum cleaner started dancing instead of cleaning the carpet like it’s supposed to. It reversed, then rotated to the right, left, right, left, all the time. I call it ‘doing the Twist’ (Chubby Checker’s). The closest explanation I… Read More