Category Archives: IT development

Writing Safe Shell scripts

Posted in IT development | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jaxon: Call PHP classes from JavaScript using AJAX

Posted in IT development | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Raspberry Pi Thin Client

RPITC Thin Client project want to create a very low price thin client over Raspberry Pi board! Microsoft RDC, Citrix ICA, VMWare View, OpenNX & SPICE

Posted in IT development | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Incredible PBX for RasPBX

This is a link to IncrediblePBX for RasPBX. Looks like bundles to run Asterisk PBX’es on a Raspberry Pi. Neat.

Posted in IT development | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Raspberry Pi – Low cost CCTV

Instructables has a good tutorial on creating a low cost surveillance camera. Essentially makes use of a Pi, the Camera module and fitted into one of those inexpensive fake surveillance cameras. It uses motion for the motion detection software.

Posted in IT development | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Raspberry Pi as a Stratum-1 NTP Server

This is something I found: http://www.satsignal.eu/ntp/Raspberry-Pi-NTP.html Essentially it requires pairing a Raspberry Pi with a NTPI Raspberry Pi GPS addon board On the software side of things you need rpi_gpio_ntp

Posted in IT development | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Alarm Notification

This tutorial describes how to use the alarm manager to set alarms and how to use the notification framework to display them. In short, the sequence goes like this: In an Activity AlarmManager.set is called with a PendingIntent containing a … Continue reading

Posted in IT development | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Parsing JSON in Shell scripts

This can be simple by using jq. This is a command line JSON processor. Here are a couple of examples of what can be done: $ cat json.txt { “name”: “Google”, “location”: { “street”: “1600 Amphitheatre Parkway”, “city”: “Mountain View”, … Continue reading

Posted in IT development | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Program Documentation

So these are my ideas on how to document projects. There are three types of documentation types: User guides Targetted and end-users of the software and people who want a brief overview. Man pages Again targetted at end-users but also … Continue reading

Posted in IT development | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Kerberos howtos

Kerberos is a network authentication protocol which works on the basis of “tickets” to allow nodes communicating over a non-secure network to prove their identity to one another in a secure manner. (Source Kerberos_(protocol) ) Backups Create backup: kdb5_util dump … Continue reading

Posted in IT development | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment