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Climbing Elbrus

October 17, 2017 Matt Thornton 0

In August 2017 I climbed the West peak of Mt. Elbrus via the South approach. Elbrus is the highest point on the European Continent standing at 5642m and represents the European component of the 7 Summits – a challenge to climb the highest peaks on all 7 continents. It sits […]

MySQL table name case sensitivity

October 1, 2017 Matt Thornton 0

Just encountered a fun little issue when trying to move something from a local MySQL server to a ‘Prod’ server. The difference in architecture being that dev MySQL was running on OSX whereas the ‘Prod’ MySQL was running on Linux (debian). The issue was that a lot of my queries/views/procedures […]

On Mono on a Raspberry Pi… vs Win10 IOT Core

September 30, 2017 Matt Thornton 0

Last week I posted about the setup of a RPI / Mono. Having played with a little, I’ve ultimately abandoned that line of approach. This is not directly a reflection on Mono – no doubt the team behind that have done an incredible job of developing a platform well beyond […]