Installing GraalVM on OSX with SDKMan

Want to install GraalVM on OSX? It's easy. First, get SDKMan. Trust me. You want it. Almost as much as brew, if you're doing anything with the JVM. You'll want to install bash - via brew - because SDKMan uses bash and the OSX bash shell is badly outdated. Once you have SDKMan installed and… Continue reading Installing GraalVM on OSX with SDKMan

Busy, new music, Getting Things Done, data import

It's been a while since I've posted anything here. I've been busy. But now that I'm here... I'm still not thrilled with the Gutenberg editor. It's okay, but I just don't care for it.I've been working on music, and that's been eating what time I have left after work and family, so I haven't been… Continue reading Busy, new music, Getting Things Done, data import

Metrics, new Macbook charger, testcontainers

Things I'm learning about, on this day of verbs: "What metrics matter: A guide for open source projects" has a lot of good information. It's interesting.I get to buy a new Macbook charger today; my "old" one is giving out, I think, which is frustrating.Testcontainers looks like an interesting project. I may have to try… Continue reading Metrics, new Macbook charger, testcontainers

Synergy 1.6 beta released

The Synergy Project announced the release of Synergy 1.6 beta, which among other things offers an autoconfiguration mechanism. Synergy allows you to use one mouse and keyboard for multiple computers - almost like a software KVM (although chances are they'd say it was exactly like a software KVM.) I'd tried it before on Fedora and… Continue reading Synergy 1.6 beta released