Minikube and Helm Reference

August 5, 2021

These are my notes to remember how Minikube and Helm charts work for Kubernetes functionality.


Minikube has a web based dashboard that's useful to see what's going on. Start it with:

$ minikube dashboard

Setup Minikube Docker Repository

This sets up docker commands so that they work with ...

Beginning Ansible

May 12, 2021

I wanted to spend some more time learning about Ansible, this post covers the setup I created to do this.


First of all, I created three VMs in VirtualBox. These were all the latest Debian linux, and all were installed from scratch.

Next, I configured these VMs to have ...


August 11, 2020

Here's a useful code snippet for tracking down the cause of a NoClassDefFoundError in Java. It'll tell you the actual file that a class was loaded from.


Streams in Java

July 30, 2020

Here's a few examples on how Streams can be used in Java.


import java.util.Arrays;
import java.util.Collections;
import java.util.List;
import java.util.Optional;
import java.util.Set;

public class Test ...

Testing "Use Current Location"

June 19, 2020

The Use Current Location javascript functions don't work on insecure URLs in current versions of Chrome. This caused me problems as I had a local webserver hosting my site that wasn't protected by https.

There is an exemption when using localhost but this didn't help in my ...