going from tech writer to developer: how i did it

Once, nearly ten years ago, I was a tech writer. It was how I got my start in the IT industry, and since then I’ve worked as a developer and a devops engineer. I think I’ve had quite an interesting journey in the world of technology, and this post is something I’ve kicked around for… Continue reading going from tech writer to developer: how i did it

installing renderdoc on linux: the road to happiness

If like me you enjoy messing around with Vulkan, I’m sure you’ll be familiar with Renderdoc, the awesomest open-source graphics debugger ever. RenderDoc is a vital tool in sorting out most weird graphical errors that you’ll encounter in your graphics development adventures (it sure is for me), however on Linux things are a bit… homespun.… Continue reading installing renderdoc on linux: the road to happiness

rhel 7 to centos 7 migration: the road to happiness

So in my professional life I do a lot of work with Red Hat Enterprise Linux. It’s stable, rock-solid (mostly) and easy to use… but however unlike many distros, it comes with a subscription. This is fine: developers gotta eat, and however many anti-capitalist rants people like to go off on, if Linux wasn’t making… Continue reading rhel 7 to centos 7 migration: the road to happiness