Evolving Software

Sending JSON formatted logstash data into your ELK cluster is great. It is a real help when you are searching through the proverbial haystack in production for clues to what went wrong. However, sometimes when you are developing you might want to read the data off the test server just like it was going to   Read More …

This tool will take an YouTube video and wrap it into a SCORM 1.2 compliant package. The zip file can then be uploaded directly into your LMS. The package will mark the lesson as completed with the video is completed. The amount of time the user watched the video is stored in ‘cmi.core.lesson_location’ for reporting   Read More …

This tool will take an MP4 video and wrap it into a SCORM 1.2 compliant package. The zip file can then be uploaded directly into your LMS. The package will mark the lesson as completed with the video is completed. The amount of time the user watched the video is stored in ‘cmi.core.lesson_location’ for reporting   Read More …

I recently bought a fancy thermostat (more on that later) and I wanted to be able to have the thermostat automatically go into ‘away’ mode when I set the house alarm as AWAY. So I looked and I didn’t see any api available for my SimpliSafe security system. I did however stumble upon this article   Read More …

Was doing something with the android API last night and noticed a strange method when auto-completing with eclipse. 1 UserManager.isUserAGoat() A quick trip up the the git repo reveals that their goat detection algorithm, while unsophisticated, likely has a surprising high level of accuracy. 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 /** * Used   Read More …