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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…


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 …


Wget Direct to S3 with Golang Streams

Written by Lorna Jane / Original link on Apr. 8, 2020

One thing I find very elegant about working with golang is that it is very open minded about where data is flowing in from or going out to. I recently built an application that downloaded an audio file from one location and pushed it to s3 - and golang makes it very easy to do that without needing …


HTTPMock for Testing a Golang API Client

Written by Lorna Jane / Original link on Mar. 30, 2020

I'm working on an API client for some Nexmo APIs and having tests to work through the various responses that the API can return and check that it does what I expect has been very handy so I thought I'd share my thoughts. I've got a bit of a head start here too since the OpenAPI specs have example …