Posts Tagged ‘script’

I was on a sprint planning call last week where it felt like we spent way too much time getting the labels in our various repos straightened out. After a little Googling I found various scripts that use the GitHub API to manage labels. But nothing that seemed easy enough. So… I pulled together my […]


The @ Company uses a lot of SSL certificates, and we’ve been using ZeroSSL and its Certbot wrapper zerossl-bot to automate how we manage certs. But we wanted more control over the process, which has driven us towards the ZeroSSL API. Sadly the docs don’t provide usage examples, which has made it quite a journey […]


Dockercon #2 is underway, version 1.7.0 of Docker was released at the end of last week, and lots of other new toys are being launched. Time for some upgrades. I got used to Docker always restarting containers when the daemon restarted, which included upgrades, but that behaviour went away around version 1.3.0 with the introduction […]


It’s almost a year since I built my Nanode thermometer, and it looks like another really cold snap is headed towards the UK – perhaps snow over the weekend. I’ve not had it set up for a little while, as the TMP36 sensor was reclaimed for a project that put Scratch and an Arduino together […]


I’ve written before about my OpenELEC build bot, and even detailed how to run one for yourself in the cloud. After the VPS I’d been using died the other day I had to rebuild my environment, and thought I’d take the opportunity to try some things out. The key change is using a loop device […]


I often find myself having to rename a bunch of media files. This would be easy if it was just a matter of finding ‘foo’ and replacing ‘bar’. Sadly though I regularly have a list of numbered ‘foo’s that I want to be a different numbered ‘bar’s (e.g. foo_04 -> bar_01, foo_05 -> bar_02). Normally […]