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Use a Local Version of a Library in Go

Written by Lorna Jane / Original link on Jun. 15, 2020

I have a couple of projects in Go where I need to work with a branch that isn't the released version of a library that my code depends on. This happens when I'm the developer of the library and an application to use it, or when I'm a contributor to the library so I have my own fork and will want to …


OBS Studio, Ubuntu 20.04 and a Wacom Tablet

Written by Lorna Jane / Original link on May. 31, 2020

When I upgraded my computers to Ubuntu 20.04, I noticed a weird problem with OBS when using an old Wacom Bamboo tablet (because, have you ever tried to use OBS without a pointing device?). I couldn't actually click anything! The pointer seemed to be ... pointing to the wrong place. After some resea…


Eye Contact Owl

Written by Lorna Jane / Original link on May. 26, 2020

I don't post as much handicraft on this blog as I used to (it's mostly on my instagram account with fewer words now), but I wanted to share my new handmade owl. He solves a genuine problem: how to make eye contact with your webcam.The IdeaI see a lot of people looking at another screen or some spac…


Custom OpenAPI Style Rules with Spectral

Written by Lorna Jane / Original link on May. 21, 2020

I work quite a bit with OpenAPI specs and with lots of specs and lots of collaborators, keeping the specs all functional (never mind tidy, consistent, or other dreamwords) is a challenge! We use spectral to check our specs, both when we work on them and in the build process. Spectral is great but …



A First Netlify Function in Golang

Written by Lorna Jane / Original link on Apr. 15, 2020

I love all things serverless, and Netlify Functions is a neat and convenient way to access AWS Lambda. I do also love AWS Lambda but it's so powerful and flexible that creating something like a webhook receiver can be hard going by the time you have all the permissions and API Gateway setup sorted …