I had lofty plans for my time off over Christmas, but in the end I mostly played Mario Maker on my 3DS, turning my hand to some fledgling level design. By the way, having missed the Wii U version, I’m rating this as one of the most enjoyable games I’ve played on a Nintendo handheld … Continue reading Mario Maker: World 1-1?
In this short article I’m going to show you how to setup Apache on macOS using Docker. Why use Docker? macOS includes a build in Apache server, but whereas in days’ past you could easily enable it with a simple checkbox, nowadays you need a bit of Apache knowledge to activate it. I’m not sure … Continue reading Apache on a Mac Using Docker
Nothing inspires a short blog writing like the “Eureka!” moment you get when something which was evading you clicks into place. I’ve been using Z-Shell for a while now as my primary shell of choice. However, I usually write my shell scripts in Bash. Occasionally I come across a situation where I have a shell … Continue reading IFS and Z-Shell
If you’ve got one or more Macs backing up to Time Machine via WiFi, how many times have you seen this? Backing up is the essential activity to protect the integrity of your data, so how did Apple’s famed backup technology become so unreliable? Allow me to regale you with a short history lesson, and … Continue reading Time Machine is Broken
I’d asked the question recently as to what happens if you add lots of items to your PATH variable in Bash, Z shell or your other favourite shell of choice. I didn’t find any straight answers, so I thought I’d experiment. The reasoning behind the question comes from the way I have my shell configured. … Continue reading All PATHs lead to…
If you want peace and greenery round these parts, you only need to take a wander through the endless labyrinths of back alleys, which have been taken over by local residents to make beautiful public spaces. Photos were taken on my trusty iPhone 5S using Camera+. Edited on the same device, using Camera+ and Snapseed.
With WWDC approaching, there’s the usual anticipation to discover what Apple will unveil for iOS 10. In this post, I’ll tell you about my top 4 iOS 9 features, as well as my wishes for iOS 10. Keep in mind that I’m writing all this from the perspective of an iPhone owner, so I won’t … Continue reading My Top iOS 9 Features & iOS 10 Wishlist