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From the water to the web: Collecting maritime data for use in the Deckee app

Within the Deckee app, we show recent locations of vessels. This post describes the process we use to collect that information.

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Deckee subsidiary Boata acquired by Flotespace

The startup I co-founded, Deckee, recently had one of our subsidiaries acquired. Exciting times ahead for Flotespace and Boata!

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Setting up and using git large file storage (LFS)

Keeping large files within git can be real pain for performance and can create a number of other issues. LFS helps solve those problems if you need to store large files within your repo.

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Creating a single PDF from multiple images on MacOS

Occasionally it can be helpful to combine a number of images or graphics into a single PDF. This is possible and very easy to achieve using the native tools within MacOS.

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Using Github Actions and Package Registry to build, store and deploy your containers

With Github Actions and Package Registry, you can now build almost an entire CI/CD chain without using other services

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Adding Prometheus to on premises Kubernetes cluster via Helm

Prometheus is fantastic for drilling down into whats happening with the resources within your cluster.

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Adding Jenkins to on premises Kubernetes cluster via Helm

Jenkins is an absolute prime candidate for running on a non-production Kubernetes cluster built on old, unused hardware.

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Adding an Ingress to on premises Kubernetes cluster without load balancer

Exposing services to outside the Kubernetes cluster sounds difficult, but its easier than you might expect.

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