This site exists purely for an occasional blog post related to whatever projects I'm working on. There may not always by a rhyme or reason to the time, place, or subject of my posting, but there will be updates!

Using Soot with a Maven project

Last update on April 25, 2016.


This article describes how to use Soot as a dependency for a Maven project; not how to use it as a lifecycle phase or something of the sort. I am not a Maven expert, so I'll just paste what I did to make it work

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How-to Git

Last update on Feb. 9, 2016.

This article gives a pretty simple workflow for Git that allows you to take advantage of the distributed nature, ease of branching, and awesomesauce that is Git; for now, I assume you use Github. This can easily be adapted to other Git-systems, such as Atlassian Stash or Gerrit.

This article is a little bit... sarcastic ...

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Installing VICE in Ubuntu

Last update on Feb. 9, 2016.

Although this should be as easy as an apt-get command, there is a trick to installing VICE for use as a Commodore64 emulator in Ubuntu. It took me a while to figure it out, and I kept getting the error: ?DEVICE NOT PRESENT ERROR when attempting to autoload a rom.

Step 1: Install VICE through ...

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Gerrit Configuration Issues

Last update on Nov. 23, 2015.

Hi all! So I just spent a few minutes getting frustrated at Gerrit, but finally figured out what was going on. Since Google was of no help with this issue, I figured I would document it here

The Symptoms

  • A Git repo in Gerrit shows no branches in the Gerrit Web UI
  • The Git repo ...

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Lazy Nvidia PRIME scripts

Last update on Nov. 4, 2015.

So there I got a new laptop a few months back; it has 2 graphics cards, one Nvidia discreet chip and an Intel integrated chip. Currently, support for this is kinda meh in Linux. There's Bumblebee, which was working for me, but broke when I upgraded my kernel. I decided to switch back to ...

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