Javascript to add Destiny Codes

This is the easiest way to add all the promo codes for Destiny. Go to http://www.bungie.net/en/User/coderedemption, login and open the JavaScript console (in Chrome it’s CTRL+SHIFT+J) then paste in the JavaScript code var codes=[ "YKA-RJG-MH9", "3DA-P4X-F6A", "MVD-4N3-NKH", "TCN-HCD-TGY", "HDX-ALM-V4K", "473-MXR-3X9", "JMR-LFN-4A3", "HC3-H44-DKC", … Continue reading

Android freezing or hanging after updating to 4.3?

I upgraded my Galaxy S4 to Android 4.3 last week and since then it has quite frequently hung or frozen for 3-5 seconds randomly. Seems I’m not the only one to experience this but never fear, a factory reset fixed … Continue reading

Automatically add tagged Facebook photos to Google+ Albums (picasa)

Ever wanted to automatically add any pictures you’ve been tagged in on Facebook to your Google+ Albums? IFTTT (if this then that) can do this for you in a few simple steps. Step 1: Enable e-mail uploads to albums In … Continue reading

The difference between a Voice, Image, Requirement and Solution

Requirements are, arguably, the most important aspect of providing a solution to your customer. They are used consistently through every phase of a project. Despite their importance though, it’s not uncommon for any sentence written down by a customer, team … Continue reading

Mercurial Clone – abort: HTTP Error 500: Internal Server Error

When running Mercurial version 2.6.3 on my remote repo hosted over Apache, I could browse, download tar, view tags etc. but when cloning, consistently got a 500 error. C:\Users\Rob\Documents> hg clone http://myserver.com/myrepo/ LocalWorkspace http authorization required realm: Mercurial Repository user: … Continue reading

Rotational Backups with Bittorrent Sync and Rsync

I wrote a post last year on how to implement rotational backups, it worked great until I moved my backups to a VPS. The problem was that in my previous implementation, I had other users RSYNCing their backups through their own SSH … Continue reading

Sick of having to update VLOOKUP formulas with a new Index after inserting another column?

The third parameter to the V/HLOOKUP functions in Microsoft Excel take the column index from the table array to return. For years I specified this parameter by counting the columns and hard-coding the number, which is a pain if a … Continue reading

How to do multiple criteria VLOOKUPs in Excel

One of the most powerful features within Excel are the LOOKUPS (VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP), they allow you pull values from other parts of the work book (or other work books) based on some lookup criteria. Here’s a quote from the Excel … Continue reading

Monitoring Linux disk usage and notifying when it’s low

I’ve a couple of Linux servers that I don’t particularly pay much attention to monitoring manually but really don’t want to run out of disk space. The following is a little shell script that sends a message to my Phone … Continue reading

Google Location Reporting: Is Big Brother tracking you?

Ever wondered how much Big Brother is watching you? Android has some in-built Location Reporting services which, when turned on, monitor where you are every hour of the day. Wondered where you were at 2pm 3 month ago, or how … Continue reading