Control Philips Hue with Google Assistant SDK on Ubuntu

Introduction I’ve a Philips Hue bridge and a set of bulbs. On the other hand, Google has an SDK for their Google Assistant. By combining these two, I was able to create a simple Linux application that identifies your custom voice command and map those commands to control the bridge. In this guide, I will … Continued

Killarney, Ireland

I visited Killarney for the long weekend from Dublin. It is about 4 hours and 30 minutes from Dublin by Bus. The town is small and people seem to be very happy with life.

Dingle, Ireland

I traveled to Dingle. It was a very sunny day so everything looked really great. Dingle town is also a small nice place. 🙂  

Opening Right-click Menu / Context menu with Selenium WebDriver

Selenium WebDriver providesActionBuilder to perform complex user interactions with a web page. It allows chaining multiple actions together to perform a complex action. You can create a complex action and execute the action (perform) it in the following manner. (Ruby)

  The action to open the context menu is context_click() .

By default, it will click … Continued

How to ignore PostgreSQL tables when restoring a database

At my current workplace, we use a copy of the backup database which is created by pg_dump to restore in our development machines. Since the database has a lot of code>audit files which adds up a lot of space, I needed an easier way to ignore these files when restoring the database. Apparently pg_restore can generate a list of … Continued

Wexford, Ireland

I traveled to Wexford with my office colleague on the weekend. IT was a nice county and we traveled to a number of places.  

Improving online gaming experience over IEEE 802.11ac WiFi

This article is how to get a great online gaming experience with a stable and fast WiFi connection over IEEE 802.11ac.  This article only focuses on IEEE 802.11ac because it is the best wifi standard we have right now for a great wifi experience that can sometimes be equivalent to Ethernet cables if not better for the daily … Continued