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A Musical Safari: 16/06/2020

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Starting from J.S. Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D Minor


First Attempt to Capture Starlink Pass Overhead

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Bit of a failure. Looking in wrong direction, not wide enough view, too much cloud... ?


First Star Trail Photo Attempt

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Pointing my camera to the night sky


Switched from Lektor to Hugo for Site Generation

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... and it was painless


Java's "Week Based Year" DateTimeFormatter

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Investigating the true behaviour of the "YYYY" formatter pattern.


SQL Averages Over Time

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Some SQL to show an average count of things each minute for a series of hours


Ditching Traditional XML Parsing

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A simple alternative for manipulating XML


If All Else Fails, try Sikuli!

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I'm not a massive fan of automating GUIs in general, but if I really have to...


Automate the Small Things

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An approach to automation where automating tests is not necessarily the most rewarding thing you can spend your time on right now.


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