Short answer: Yes! The Porik SP11’s are power monitoring WiFi smart plug sockets that are under €10 each when bought in a pack of 4 from Amazon. But the big question I had was, are they compatible with Home Assistant?Continue Reading
In short: A cheap waterproof bag for an expensive camera is not a good investment.
If you are looking to find the cost of repairing either a water damaged Canon EOS R or a Sigma 50mm f1.4 Art, then you need to read this.Continue Reading
Nerissa and I are very happy to present Thomas & Emma Vale’s wedding photographs from the 15th August 2020.
Although I’ve been photographing weddings professionally for over a decade, it was a great help to have my wife join me in support. Together we are very happy with the result.Continue Reading
A quicker site, much smaller backups, less storage costs and reduced data transfer charges. It all adds up to a decent saving across a number of websites. This is how I optimise WordPress media galleries and remove unused photographs and images.Continue Reading
The instruction manual to connect Zoom to KHConf is little difficult to read, a good YouTube video is much better! I have put some work into a video for anyone searching for a simpler instructions to connect the two services.Continue Reading
In an unfortunate turn of world events on a totally unprecedented scale, I’m very happy to be returning to employment today. My employer, Iress, very kindly accepted me back early to help with some UI rewrites we have in the pipeline for one of our banking platforms.Continue Reading
It is pretty straight forward, but you may hit some odd errors such as: “554 Message rejected: Email address is not verified”, “Cannot connect to smtp.servername.com, port 25: Connection timed out” or “The server sent an empty reply”.Continue Reading
We use BuildKite for our CI delivery pipeline. It allows us to thoroughly test code before delivery to pre-production environments. Part of our test suite includes user interface and integration tests using Nightwatch.Continue Reading
It was surprisingly easy to add extra hard drive space to Plesk Obsidian even though it’s a virtual machine on Amazon’s AWS infrastructure. The underlying Linux disk drive space automatically extended once restarted.Continue Reading