The Missing Bit


Unreasonable printer project

I have been tinkering with 3d printing for a while, and I have decided to work on a new printer project, from scratch.

It is not reasonable, so I have named this project the "unreasonable printer project", because I am very original.

This post will be upated regularly, it will serve as build log.

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Testing Genserver in an Phoenix Ecto app

Multitail trick

Silencing a SuperMicro server

One of my customer had a cancelled project, and I inherited a SuperServer 7048R-TR.

This server had 2 CPU, 64 GB of ram, 2 SAS disk and 4 SATA disks.

I used it as is for my office as NAS and general service server (PostgreSQL, file sharing...). And it worked fine, but it had one major issue. This thing is noisy as hell, even with the fans forced to minimum with IPMI.

A few days ago, one of the SAS drive died, and I used this opportunity to silence it. Here are a few notes about how I did it.

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Some details about PWA

The term Progressive Web App has been around for a few years, I am not sure, but I think that it was introduced in this blog post.

It took some years to be properly supported, and as of 2021, it is quite well supported on Android and iOS.

For the past month, I have been working on transforming an hybrid app, composed of a web version, a native Android version and a Native iOS version to a PWA.

There are a few things I'd like to share, about some misunderstanding I had and some technical details about PWA.

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