Simon McCartney

An Average Day 0

An Average Day

There is no such thing as an average or normal day, but here’s what today yesterday looked like (the first day back after a 6 day break): 1000-1200 Wiki Gardening – moving some WIP from...

State of the Java Onion 4

State of the Java Onion

I’m siting on my flight home from my first devopsdays in Goteborg, so firstly, many thanks to the awesome Patrick Debois, Ulf & many many others that put the effort in to organising the...

Windows 7 Essentials 0

Windows 7 Essentials

I’ve just rebuilt my laptop (a combination of McAfee Whole Disk Encryption slowing the current build down & a Crucial ReadSSD 128Gb that was too cheap to resist forced me to, honest guv), so...

Apple Mac Toolbox 0

Apple Mac Toolbox

Following up on my recent post on the engineers toobox, I’ve just rebuilt my Apple MacBook (newer, bigger hard disk was the perfect opportunity for a fresh Snow Leopard install and to fix some...