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Making a HTML Form with tags using Hyperscript

I’ve recently been playing with the Hyperscript (https://hyperscript.org/) tool, and I’ve been really liking it. I set myself the challenge of making a HTML form, and adding the ability to add tags to the form. So how might we achieve this? Lets start with a simple HTML form: Now how can we send the tags? […]

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Linux Programming Systems Administration

“How I got a Feature Before I Even Asked for It” or “Open Source is Awesome”

To backup my server I uses a tool called restic (https://restic.net/) – It’s great. I’ve recently been testing out using MEGA (https://mega.io/) as the backend storage for my backups, and to integrate that with restic, you use rclone (https://rclone.org/) as a storage driver. Sounds complicated, but it’s really not:restic –talks-to–> rclone –talks-to–> mega However, during […]

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Linux

How to fix Screen Sharing in KDE Neon Wayland Session

NOTE: This is no longer needed! 🙂 KDE Neon have now rolled out the latest version of xdg-desktop-portal in the normal repo, which fixes the problem. Note the version is v1.14.1 and the repo is archive.neon.kde.org Old Guide: I’ve been testing the new Wayland session in KDE Neon, and it’s working pretty great, but one […]

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Networking

Learn OSPF with Darrell Root’s OSPF tutorial videos

When trying to debug OSPF issues recently I found a set of excellent video tutorials from Darrell Root: https://www.youtube.com/c/DarrellRoot – I believe this is his website: https://networkmom.net/CiscoHandsOnTraining/ He has a playlist of videos called Cisco Hands-On Training: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLueKg14298FzreJSTGtMFIGdu10GLnT6z I found his videos super helpful, and a very clear explanation of how OSPF works, and how […]

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Linux Systems Administration

My Personal Nextcloud Setup

I run nextcloud on my home server. The primary purpose is for file sync, which I also use to back up my photos from my Android phone, and also I use the Notes app synchronised with my phone. Here’s a bottom-up description of the server setup. The Server Hardware The server is an old desktop […]

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Linux Networking Programming

Trio Tutorial – Simple TCP Chat Program – Part 4

Series Part 1: https://jaytuckey.name/2021/07/22/trio-tutorial-simple-tcp-chat-program-part-1/ Part 2: https://jaytuckey.name/2021/07/24/trio-tutorial-simple-tcp-chat-program-part-2/ Part 3: https://jaytuckey.name/2021/07/24/trio-tutorial-simple-tcp-chat-program-part-3/ In part 4 we look into making the server handle disconnections without crashing. We also look into how me can make messages quicker to distribute. For this code we use the trio functionality to wait for limited time for a task to complete, by using […]

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Linux Networking Programming

Trio Tutorial – Simple TCP Chat Program – Part 3

Series Part 1: https://jaytuckey.name/2021/07/22/trio-tutorial-simple-tcp-chat-program-part-1/ Part 2: https://jaytuckey.name/2021/07/24/trio-tutorial-simple-tcp-chat-program-part-2/ In part 3 we build more of the server. We build out the functionality to receive messages, then distribute them to all connected users. For this part we use Trio’s nurseries to start up new running tasks: https://trio.readthedocs.io/en/stable/reference-core.html#nurseries-and-spawning We use the nursery.start_soon() function to kick off new tasks […]

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Linux Networking Programming

Trio Tutorial – Simple TCP Chat Program – Part 2

Series Part 1: https://jaytuckey.name/2021/07/22/trio-tutorial-simple-tcp-chat-program-part-1/ In part 2 we look at making a tool to assist with testing the TCP server we are building: We use the built-in python socket library in the testclient: https://docs.python.org/3/library/socket.html Got any questions? Contact me: https://jaytuckey.name/about/

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Linux Networking Programming

Trio Tutorial – Simple TCP Chat Program – Part 1

I’ve made a video about making a simple TCP-based program using Python and Trio. The video is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JM1hgjLV-A The features I plan to build are: each user has a long running tcp connection user is asked for name on connection user sends message each other connected user receives the message In part 1 we […]

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Programming

Saving query parameters into the browser history, using Flask + HTMX

I’ve recently been using the htmx (https://htmx.org/) javascript library to make some simple Flask web applications I have made a bit more dynamic. The page is very simple, but contains a big table of data in the center. It has a form at the top of the page that allows you to write simple queries […]