Updated on May 18, 2017
Since I have some esp8266 chips laying around, this would be great to setup as a wifi mqtt sensor, which will periodically (every 10 minutes) send new sensor data to my mqtt broker.
Updated on May 11, 2017
I have a ventilation system in the house, which came with a RF remote:
Updated on May 22, 2017
If you use the Shopify API Carrier Service to populate your shipping by realtime to add pickup-points and other custom shipping options, you might want to re-order your shipping options in a certain way.
Updated on February 5, 2017
I wanted to try rooting my B120N cam, and tried to follow Paul Prices Owning Philips In.Sight IP Cameras But unfortunately Philips decided to close all interesting ports in the firmware version my cam was running.
I did find a way to gain root access, and I wanted to add a recording of the process, but I dropped my cam while resetting it, rendering it useless 🙁 So I can only give you the steps I took, to root it (I have ran the rooted cam for 14 days without problems) so you can try it yourself.
For this setup I used mitmproxy to capture the traffic from the B120N when it was freshly connected to my wifi network.
When opening the mobile application I immediately got a message to update my cams firmware, when I hit update I saw multiple requests passing through:
Updated on December 12, 2016
I recently found this tutorial to convert the HC-SR501 PIR Motion sensor, to allow it to run on 3.3V, so I thought I would give it a try, to use it with my whisper node, and make it count the amount of people passing the sensor, trying to make it run on a coincell battery.
Updated on December 9, 2016
I was looking for a good way to group logs from different webapplications into one managable place, without too much configuration work on the different webservers, since some run on shared hosting, and some have different setups.
I came across Paper Trail App A hosted log management tool, which gives you the ability to aggegrate logs from different places into one location, and here you can filter and group different webservers together, and search the log history.
Updated on December 2, 2016
I have been using Telerik Platform for some time now, I was quite happy when using the trial, but since I have taken a $39 monthly developer subscription to create my mobile applications, I have had some great features gone missing 🙁
Updated on October 16, 2016
I made a simple shellscript it will:
- dump a few databases
- create a tar.gz from them
- scp a copy of the tar.gz to my backups folder on a remote server, this way I will always have a backup of my most important databases on a remote location.
mysqldump db_name1 -u myUser -pMypassword > db_namedump1$(date +%F_%R).sql
mysqldump db_name1 -u myUser -pMypassword > db_namedump2$(date +%F_%R).sql
mysqldump db_name1 -u myUser -pMypassword > db_namedump3$(date +%F_%R).sql
tar -czf ./backups/$FILENAME *.sql
scp ./backups/$FILENAME backupusername@myRemoteServer.com:backups/
Just save it in a file, and add it to your cronjob (crontab -l) I run it every 4 hours, by adding this to my crontab:
0 */4 * * * /home/user/db_backup.sh