Why I am asking for a refund from the ind.ie project

Today I asked for a refund from the ind.ie project for the donation I’d made to them last November. For those of you unfamiliar with ind.ie it is a project and team headed by Aral Balkan that has as its goal the promotion and development of indep...

Parse push notifications for your Android and iOS Cordova app

I recently had to get Parse push notifications working with a Phonegap/Cordova application. It took of a lot of Google-ing and documentation reading to figure out all the steps needed. I’m documenting what’s needed here in case it helps anybody el...

DARPA 2015 report

I noticed articles talking DARPA’s plans and was curious to go and read from their original report. It’s quite an interesting read, covering what DARPA do, what they’re working on for the future and some of the success stories they’ve had from the...

Meteor localhost smtp using Postfix on Ubuntu

For Youlist I had to setup Meteor to use a localhost SMTP server to send out all the emails. In this article I’m going to outline the Postfix and Meteor steps needed to get this running properly. I’m going to assume that you have your own domain ...

PhoneGap development with on-device livereload

I am currently working on a Phonegap application using Ionic framework. One of the great things about building a hybrid application is that because it’s really just a web app the edit-save-refresh cycle is quite fast. Initially I was using the Pho...