Pi Pico OLED Clock Example

Continuing my journey to learn more about microcontrollers, I’ve decided to test some new components with my Pi Pico. A clock on a bigger OLED screen seemed to be a good option. Also, it will probably be integrated to temperature and humidity sensors later to monitor my new baby boy’s room. This was an interesting…

Pi Pico Quickstart Guide with MicroPython

As part of my personal interest in different areas of technology, I have decided to go a bit deeper in the low power consumption microcontroller boards world that will (hopefully) leads me to a better understanding of practical implementation of Internet-of-Things (IoT) concept. In this article I tried to document my beginner’s journey to learn…

Network Ad Blocker with Pi-hole

Personally, I’m not really against online marketing on websites in the form of ads. The problem comes when some websites abuse this practice, significantly slowing down page load time and consuming more hardware resources than it is supposed to. Also, I have privacy concerns regarding data that trackers collect about me and how they use…

Deploying MuleSoft apps on Azure AKS

This article is a quick guide to demonstrate how to deploy a MuleSoft (Mule) app in a container on Azure AKS (Azure Container Service – Kubernetes). Apart from assuming that you have (very) basic knowledge about Azure, containers and MuleSoft, below are the other pre-requisites: SSH key pair – you will need a SSH Key Pair…

Resize VirtualBox Hard Disk (Ubuntu guest OS)

I was creating a new virtual machine to install the latest Oracle SOA Suite (11.1.1.4) and, during my biased next/next/finish routine, forgot to configure the hard disk size. After installing almost everything, I realised that the VM was running out of space. Instead of installing everything again, I’ve asked my friend Google to help me.…