DirectAccess VPN From Linux VMware Guest

I'm currently on my second office where the preferred computer setup for developers is to run Linux in a VM on a beefy laptop. From Windows the DirectAccess VPN works out of the box, but giving Linux in a VM the same access has proved to be non-trivial. What follows is a step by step configuration that worked for me.

Office Christmas Tree: 3D Modelling

Once the lights were working I then needed some structure to put them in. The Christmas lighting community use many different materials, with corrugated plastic being a popular choice, but we have a 3D printer at the office so I decided to see what I could do with that.

Office Christmas Tree: Connectivity Test

Once my order from Ray Wu arrived I was able to continue progress on my office Christmas tree project. Time to connect things and see if I can make some light.

Office Christmas Tree: Project Intro

Meet my Christmas nerd project from last year.

Meet bitbucket-exporter

Since early summer last year I've been working on a small hobby project in Rust. I recently reached a level of functionality where it might be useful to someone so I wanted to write a few words about the project.

Rust First Impressions: JSON Deserialisation With Serde

For reasons that I touch upon at the end of the post I've been starting to look into Rust for "back-end" projects that I write in my spare time, and I want to brain dump my initial thoughts when trying something new or investigating a new crate. First up is Serde.

Advanced Wifi Configuration With ConnMan on Falcon Player

For reasons that will be clearer in future posts I've been poking around with some software called Falcon Player. The only thing I have really struggled with here was the wireless configuration here's a quick summary of what I have done to configure WiFi on the Falcon Player.

Rebooting my blog like it's 1999

My previous blog saw a little action in 2009, which then died off during 2010 and finally died completely in 2011 with a post claiming I was going to start writing a lot more... that went well. 'tis the season for cheesy sterotypical new year's resolutions so here we go for another attempt at a reboot.