A Beautiful Frame For 7 Inch Raspberry Pi Monitor


I had this small 7” screen lying around and in order to practice for this post.
I decided to create a nice frame for this monitor and have some fun…

Uhh no that is actually not completely true. I had this monitor lying around because I made a mistake while ordering on AliExpress. I actually thought that I had bought a 7” touchscreen. Result: No on the touch but yes on the screen :-)
Returning something to AliExpress is not something I want to experience so I now had this perfectly good small monitor lying around to practice with and make it useful.

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Create your own mobile monitor - Part 1

This will be a multi-part blog about a hobby project I embarked upon.

The idea is to create my own portable monitor from an old laptop screen. I have an old Sony Vaio laptop with a 15” 1280x800 monitor.
The laptop does not work anymore but I know that the screen was fully functional.

So just for a fun project I decided to see if I can make it into a mobile monitor. It is still
an ongoing project and I will make it into a sequel as I go. It will be a journey for me as I have
never done something like this before. Actually when I started I didn’t even know if it could be done…

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SonarQube Just Do It!

Code transparency … Yes please…

Recently I gave a small seminar for my current client about Clean Code and Craftsmanship. The group I was talking to
consisted of developers of all levels from junior to senior.

To my complete consternation, when I started talking about tools like PMD / CheckStyle and SonarQube, I found out that
none of them had ever heard of these tools. Not even the Senior developers.

Well this is bad and needs to be fixed!

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How To Have Aliases With Parameters

Alias vs Shell script

Often times we *ix users want to make a command easier when we type it often. To create a shell script for all of these simple things is just a bit overkill, but creating an alias does not always do what you want. Aliasses can’t take parameters without having a delimter… Here is how to get it do work.

If you could do it with more ease in a shell script is up to you to descide…

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