Apple was commanded by a court to provide a way for breaking into an iPhone. This doesn't make me happy, so this post serves as a way to clear my mind and calm down about it.
A huge scientific discovery concerning gravitational waves and zombie clauses in terms and conditions are the main points of the week, but we round it out with a couple of smaller things.
A major update for Docker and Apple has once again managed to rile up the media with something that according to some is either a feature, a bug, or a step in their evil plan towards world domination.
After a long time of hinting at it, yesterday a new version of Day One was released bearing the wonderful name Day One 2. There are a couple of major changes to the way this works compared to the old version that influence how I use it.
Google announced that they've built an AI that can beat top players at Go and Facebook shut down an app development platform.
GitHub Pages works differently based on how you set it up. As several people have asked me for help when they ran into issues with deploying the site they generated using my Hugo Wercker step, this article will serve as a place to point them to.
It's that exciting time again where the big tech companies announce their earnings. I'm sure everyone wants to know those results and read how that means Apple is doomed again, Amazon keeps everyone happy by not making any money, and Google and Facebook sell more ads on mobile than ever before. As it happens, I really don't care about it all so I won't be writing about it.
Today AWS introduced the ability to request free SSL certificates for use with their services and I immediately jumped on that to try it out for this site. Let's have a look at how that went.
For the Docker meetup in Melbourne I gave a presentation on how to use Docker with Jenkins to make it more flexible. The presentation is based on an article I've written about the same subject.
Coming back to a weekly schedule, today it's all about Bitcoin and everyone's favourite AWS Lambda
A late note and short note focused on cloud services.
I'm joining the fray on the Mailbox shutdown and have some thoughts on tablets because of the Pixel C launch.
It was a major week for programming languages as a couple of big things happened. There was the PHP 7 release, and Swift's anticipated release as an open source project happened. Additionally, Let's Encrypt came out of beta
The Weekly Notes, bringing you a short commentary about the tech world. This week, my own Hugo Wercker build step, the Raspberry Pi Zero, and some thoughts about certification.
For the DevOps meetup in Melbourne I gave a presentation on preparing deployable code using Docker and Jenkins. The presentation is based on articles I've written about the same subject.