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Attaching to a python app deployed using Dokku with gdb

August 07, 2020


Some notes on how to debug a python app deployed to a (development) server using dokku.

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How to get code coverage using zig and kcov

May 15, 2020


Here's a short post on how to get code coverage with zig using codecov on travis CI.

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Using zig and the STM32H7 to drive stepper motors

May 09, 2020


Finally got stepper motors working with the STM32H7 and DRV8825 using ziglang!

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Find where C/C++ headers are in Linux

April 17, 2020


Here's a tip on how to find the correct path for setting the include directory.

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Testing a Zig project with Travis-CI

April 01, 2020


It's really easy to test a Zig project with travis-ci.

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Fix Virtualbox Guru Meditation Error

March 31, 2020


I was recently getting "Guru Meditation" errors with Virtualbox errors when attempting to start a VM...

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Conda interfering with system libraries

January 29, 2020


Every now and then I get very strange errors saying libraries are not found when they are when attempting to build a project.

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Attaching to STM32 with OpenOCD during sleep

January 10, 2020


mbed-os uses sleep to save power. This is nice except when the debugger won't attach. So here's how to force it.

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How to disable STLink Nucleo boards mounting as USB mass-storage devices

December 27, 2019


ST's STM32 Nucleo dev boards show up as a mass storage device on ubuntu by default. This is annoying and messes up flashing, so here's how to disable it. This should work for ST-LINK v1 - v3

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Running elasticsearch 2.3.5 on OpenJDK 11

October 23, 2019


Elasticsearch 2.3.5 wouldn't start on ubuntu because of an "Unrecognized VM option 'UseParNewGC'". Here's how I "fixed" it.

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