Month: August 2017

  • Using Oracle’s JDK in CircleCI (with Gradle)

    Using Oracle’s JDK in CircleCI (with Gradle)

    I’m evaluating re-writing Dashman in Java (instead of Electron). It’s too early to tell, but so far all the experiments and the early re-write are going well and it’s solving the issues I was having with Electron. This short post is about CircleCI. Because now I’m using common, boring technologies, I decided setting a CI […]

  • Setting (database) credentials on a Spring Boot project, the right way

    Setting (database) credentials on a Spring Boot project, the right way

    Searching online for how to set up the credentials to access the database (or any other service) while in development leads to a lot of articles that propose something that works, but it’s wrong: putting your credentials in the application.properties file that you then commit to the repository. The source code repository should not have […]

  • Pedals and Wheels for Elite Dangerous and other cockpit games

    In this video I’m showing you how I installed my pedals for Elite Dangerous and other cockpit games so they would be solid including dealing with the wheels in my chair. The wheels: US: http://amzn.to/2hvoIdt UK: http://amzn.to/2wtiv4u Elite Dangerous: https://www.elitedangerous.com/ My HOTAS setup: http://www.thrustmaster.com/en_UK/products/hotas-warthog US: http://amzn.to/2v4yFDz UK: http://amzn.to/2v4DBbK My startup, Dashman: https://dashman.tech Disclaimer: some of […]