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Up and running with Redox

Nic Passmore
June 30, 2017

Over the last week or so I have been looking to expand my language skills and have been looking at Rust and with it, the Redox operating system built in Rust. I have always been intrigued by OS dev and in an effort to improve my skills in that area, thought I would take a crack at building Redox. This covers my experience attempting to do so. . . .

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Lets Encrypt & the ACMESharp Client

Part One: Custom Vaults and the Staging Service

Nic Passmore
February 09, 2017

Creating Custom Vaults for Fun and Testing

Lets Encrypt provide us with a Staging environment so that we can potentially break lots of things without it impacting anything that people are actually counting on to you know, encrypt things. This is create but it takes some examination of the ACMESharp online help (which is quite handy) and a . . .

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El Capitan broke my RubyMotion!

Nic Passmore
July 24, 2015

So I haven't posted in quite some time.. not that I'm even sure that anybody is listening! In case someone is, and like me, you are also running the OS X El Capitan Public Beta and it broke your RubyMotion installation, I provide you this small tip.

After upgrading to El Capitan Public Beta 2 (which I did today), I found that I could . . .

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Adobe Acrobat DC

Issues with installing on OS X Yosemite

Nic Passmore
April 08, 2015

A very quick post that hopefully other people find useful. I have an Adobe Creative Cloud subscription and noticed today that I could download Adobe Acrobat DC.

I've wanted to try out the new document signing features and a few other bells and whistles, so I clicked Upgrade and waited somewhat impatiently, only to be told that the update . . .

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Hybrid Apps

Or... I want my cake and I wanna eat it too!

Nic Passmore
February 08, 2015

App development. It's like, a big thing now right? Everyone has a smartphone, and practically everyone out there wants to make sure that there product or service is "mobile-enabled". However, if you want to reach the largest possible audience, you have to make sure that your app runs across all of the smartphones that said . . .

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ActiveRecord counter_cache

Nic Passmore
February 06, 2015

I don't write code very much anymore. This has not necessarily been a conscious choice, it's more just how my career has evolved, and I find myself now managing developers, managing projects and products, or, as is currently the case, managing a small software company. With my recent acceptance into the Founder Institute however, I . . .

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For love and money?

Nic Passmore
January 27, 2015

This post is a collection of thoughts that I've had since reading this post from the Founder Institute. In this post author Ezra Oyarce discusses whether or not passion for a business or idea is enough to make a startup work

Some brief background: I've recently applied to the Founder Institute. I don't know that I have the next . . .

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