IT Infrastructure and Software Development from the Customer's Perspective
Friday, 26 January 2018
Changing Fonts on Linux Fillable PDF Forms
Changing Fonts on Linux Fillable PDF Forms I was trying to fill out the Canadian passport renewal form on my Ubuntu 16.04 laptop....
Tuesday, 31 October 2017
Switching to Headless Chrome for Rails System Tests
Introduction I recently switched a Rails 5.1 application’s system tests from Capybara , Poltergeist , and PhantomJS , to Capybara, Seleniu...
Saturday, 14 October 2017
Tips for System Testing With Capybara
One of the great challenges of system testing applications is the fact that there are two (or more) independent processes: One to run the te...
Friday, 23 December 2016
Changing IP of Brother Scanner Under Linux
We had a power outage this week. Some devices on my home network got new IP addresses when the power came back on. One of the devices that g...
Friday, 18 November 2016
Disabling Warnings and Autocorrect in Rubocop
I finally found how to disable Rubocop messages and auto-correction on a file or individual line basis. I have Atom set up to run Rubocop ...
Sunday, 28 August 2016
Enterprise Challenges to Continuous Delivery
On one of my recent projects I noticed a challenge to a continuous delivery (CD) approach in the enterprise that I haven’t seen mentioned: ...
I once had experience with a browser-based application that would show pages that were links to another application. Since the URL of the ot...
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