React.js + Flux server-side rendering with Koa

I recently had to get server-side rendering working on a React.js client project. We had augmented our front-end React app with flummox and react-router and I wanted to be sure that we could re-use these components on the server-side without much ...

Sending file logs to Loggly in a Docker container

I’m going to outline how I automate the sending of file logs to Loggly inside my Docker containers. This article is a minor follow-on to my previous article on automated deployments, which gives a good overview of my overall deployment process. In...

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...