Proxying network requests over the USB cable

You know how it is - you're developing an app that uses an API out on the Internet. You're sitting on your development machine that uses wired ethernet. Your phone is connected to a wi-fi access point which is on a different network to your development machine and you ...

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Apologies for the theme change

Date Tags misc

Sorry about the theme changing. I wanted to add the ability to leave comments but the theme I was using before doesn't support them. I can't promise it won't change again.

I've changed to this theme for now. I might keep it. I might not. I ...

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Quick tip: Remembering the order for the link command

Date Tags quicktip

Inspired by a tweet from @rfletcherEW

Creating links and symlinks from the commandline involves the use of the ln command.  In the past I always forgot which parameter was the existing file/directory and the which was the link I wanted to create. So here's my quick tip to ...

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Turning a callback into an RX Observable

Date Tags rxjava

So, let's say you're using a library that does something amazing. Trouble is that you didn't write it and the author hasn't RX'd it yet. The call you need to use is asynchronous and returns the result by virtue of a callback.  How can we ...

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