A Shortcut to Continuous Delivery

“Continuous Delivery” is a concept in software development where updates to IT products are promoted to production on a rapid cadence. Each organisation and industry is different, but delivering changes at least once a day is a commonly accepted definition. While there are obvious risks to releasing code at such

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Public Property Setters Can Get In The Sea

I’m an unapologetic advocate of Object-oriented programming (OOP) and if you’re using an OOP programming framework I’m here to argue the case for burning your public property setters with napalm fire. As you probably know if you’re reading this, OOP is the discipline of expressing concepts as objects in code.

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Can you make a Raspberry Pi Security Camera?

This weekend’s geeky challenge: Making a Raspberry Pi Security Camera. TL;DR – Here’s a basic, practically-ready-to-deploy, open-source Raspberry Pi security camera. Brief Mostly because I’m cheap (but partly to reduce the scope and therefore increase chance of success) I added a few constraints: Periodic still image capture is OK (streaming

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How Reliance Jio Disrupted Digital India

On a recent business trip to New Delhi, I was out for lunch with colleagues when conversation turned to the price of mobile data. Us foreigners at the table bemoaned the price-per-Gb in our home countries, meanwhile, the locals could barely contain their laughter… Overnight Success An overnight success in the

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The Rise of the Blockchain

Within a few short years we could find our banking system is bankrupt. No, I’m not trying to predict another subprime mortgage collapse, and this isn’t another anti-Trump message of doom (although his lack of understanding of ‘the cyber’ and affinity with traditional business models will not help the United States

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