Gotbadger

The adventures of Philip Hayton.

Comodo Instant SSL Certs on Amazon ELB

Getting SSL certs working always ends up being a case of knowing what generaly is required but the specific quirks of each platfrom end up throwing a spanner in the works. Hopefully this will help somone in getting things working. Requirements I'm going to assume you have sucessfully got a...


Mining Litecoins for fun and (little) profit

Recently you have no doubt heard of the growing value of bitcoin, what you may not be aware of is the many other alternate currencys or so called alt-coins that exist. Probably cheif amongst them is litecoin; originaly designed to be hardware attack resitant litecoin has become a fairly popular...


Setup Ssh Tunnel On Osx

More often I'm working with 3rd party API's and suchlike. One problem that developers often encounter is how to deal with this in dev when they cant open up ports on their local machine. One solution is to use a service like localtunnel this is great for quickly testing somthing...


Simulating Network Latency On Osx

When developing websites and such its good to know how loading will perform for users with slow/laggy connections. On FreeBSD or OSX you can model this using ipfw. sudo ipfw pipe 1 config bw 50KBytes/s delay 300ms sudo ipfw add 1 pipe 1 src-port 4000 && sudo ipfw add 2...


Flashing Arduino Bootloader Using Usbtinyisp On Windows

So the bootloader on my arduino got corrupted somehow, lets try and fix it! This method will work with any 'blank' atmega328p. Tools USBtinyISP from Adafruit Arduino dev board WinAVR aka avrdude; Dowload, Setup Arduino IDE Setup First make sure you have all the software/drivers setup for the above. Connect...


Hotline Miami

Its wholly unusual for a game to get so many things right, the soundtrack fits perfectly with its somewhat manic gameplay while accompanied by psychedelic neon visuals. I haven't played a game that flows as perfectly as this in a long time. In summary this is llamatron meets the original...