So last time, we got openHAB installed on a Windows machine via Chocolatey. Today's task is to get it running as a system service. There is a nice guide on the openHAB site which explains how to do this, so this should be easy, right? Registering a system service Okay, so first let's open that
I recently decided to try adding some automation to my home. I foresee a time in my future where I can just walk into my house, and it greets me and turns on my lights for me, it can watch me to see when I go to bed and turn everything off, etc. How cool
After a long time (way too long), I'm finally back at this site again. And to start with, a new theme! This theme looks great in my opinion. It's very clear and open, but still provides easy access to all the content.
Have you ever written a script in Node.js and wished the output was more interesting? Terminal Kit for Node allows you to modify the colors and style of your console output, as well as doing more interactive things like asking the user for input, showing graphics, etc. Have a look at the package on NPM
This beautifully designed journal app is simple and easy to use, and has some great features. Each entry automatically records the location, weather, steps and even what music you're listening to at the time. I've been using it for years, and it's great to be able to go back in time, see what was going
After an extremely long break, I’m finally back. So much has happened, technology is moving on! Today I bring you a discovery I made a while back, which is an app for iOS called GoCoEdit. It’s a full-featured code editor, with syntax highlighting, local and remote file access, and even an integrated mini-terminal for SSHing
The Soulver app for iOS is a great mix of notepad and calculator. You can take notes with calculations in them extremely easily. Write down anything in the notepad, shopping lists, budgets etc, and see calculations in real-time. The app doesn’t look like much when you first open it (just a blank text area), but
Apple has recently released their new Swift Playgrounds app for iPad, which teaches people how to write code. But did you know it contains a full Swift compiler? If you create a new playground, you can enter any Swift code you want. This means that it has an embedded Swift compiler, and even has access