Day to Day Tools

Its been quite a while since I wrote up what I am using on day to day, in fact I seem to have skipped all of 2016. Desktop Apps Not too much change on the Desktop … Visual Studio Code; I started off the year Atom, but this gives me the same functionality and seems quicker Pastebot; Working in tech means I copy and paste alot, this lets me sync and (not all from StackOverflow) Bear; For note taking … still using SublimeText (Still the best text editor around), 1Password, Photoshop, Omnigraffle, Tweetbot & MS Office....

January 5, 2017 · 2 min · Russ Mckendrick

2016 Top Ten

So here they are, my top ten albums of 2016. Like last year they are all ones I physically own rather than stream or have brought digitally … The full list is below (I know there are 30) … David Bowie — Blackstar Radiohead — A Moon Shaped Pool Knifeworld — Bottled Out Of Eden British Theatre — Mastery Charles Bradley — Changes Kate Bush — Before The Dawn The Anchoress — Confessions Of A Romance Novelist Matt Berry — The Small Hours The Sea Nymphs — On The Dry Land Crippled Black Phoenix — Bronze S U R V I V E — RR7349 Iamthemorning — Lighthouse Three Trapped Tigers — Silent Earthling Gong — Rejoice!...

December 12, 2016 · 2 min · Russ Mckendrick

Pre-Order Docker Data Management with Flocker

I am pleased to say that my third book is now available to pre-order from Packt, Amazon UK & Amazon US. The book is released in the new year. However, if you purchase from Packt, you will get early access to the ebook.

November 7, 2016 · 1 min · Russ Mckendrick

October 2016 Playlist

I have been writing a lot again this month so not a lot to post, however, I have been listening to a lot of music … You can listen to it all here …

October 30, 2016 · 1 min · Russ Mckendrick

50% Off Today Only

The two books I wrote about Docker are available for 50% off today from the Packt web site, click here to goto the deal.

October 2, 2016 · 1 min · Russ Mckendrick

Whats on the deck September 2016

Its been a while since I have posted a playlist, so I thought I would do one of all of the coloured vinyl I have been playing over the last few months … Here are some pictures of them in their full glory …

September 10, 2016 · 1 min · Russ Mckendrick

Extending Docker now available to Pre-Order

As mentioned in a post back in February I have been working on my second book for Packt Publishing which is now available for pre-order. You can pre-order your copy from the Packt website or Amazon.

May 7, 2016 · 1 min · Russ Mckendrick

Top Ten Albums 2015

Here are my top ten and bit albums of 2015 (yes I know one is a remake, one was first released in 2014 and one is an EP). Steven Wilson Hand. Cannot. Erase. Vennart The Demon Joke Charlie Barnes More Stately Mansions Leon Bridges Coming Home Sweet Billy Pilgrim Motorcade Amnesiacs Nordic Giants A Séance of Dark Delusions Gary Clark Jr. The Story of Sonny Boy Slim Julia Holter Have You in My Wilderness Dave Gahan & Soulsavers Angels & Ghosts New Order Music Complete...

December 27, 2015 · 1 min · Russ Mckendrick