Clearing A favicon.ico From FireFox’s Cache

You know the problem – you’re a web developer and you’ve changed the favicon but can’t see the darned change, whatever you do. At the time of writing (spring 2015), version 36 of Firefox still needs to you to jump through a whole bunch of hoops to make this happen. I’ve seen a few recipes… Read More »

Django On Ubuntu 14.04 With Python 3

Django is fast becoming one of the top choices for web application frameworks. It’s based on a much better language than PHP, a much less-weird language than Ruby and a lighter-weight environment than Java. Unfortunately Python suffers from a horrendous 2.x to 3.x incompatibility in the language and environment. I took the philosophical decision to… Read More »

TDR Pulse Generator For Testing Coax

I saw an excellent YouTube video from Alan W2AEW and thought I’d have a go at making a prettier version of the tool myself. After all, checking 50 Ohm coax cables is a common task for an amateur radio enthusiast.

GPS Vehicle Tracker With A Real GPS Receiver

This may sound strange to say that a GPS Vehicle Tracker would have a GPS receiver, but you’ll see from an earlier post that that’s a big assumption. After my disaster with the €13 ‘GPS’ Tracker, I thought I’d step up to the next offer from banggood, the €18 TK110 GPS Tracker. Really €5 makes… Read More »