NodeJS on Raspberry PI and Electron failure to chooch

Working on a Raspberry PI today and wanted to run Node on it. Easy. boom, done right? Wrong. Tried to install an npm package and this What to do instead? Run these commands, do go to and get the link to the latest version though from the node website. When that’s all good done, install […]

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Arduino powered system for moving water

At my Fathers home, there is an allotment that for years has grown food for the family. Scattered around the place is various water tanks which collects the rain water for watering the garden. There is a problem with this, some of the tanks are not connected to any guttering and are quite far away from an actual water source.  […]

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System.FormatException: Invalid hexadecimal string format.

I’m working on a task and wanted to find a certificate from the Local Computer store based on its Thumbprint and ran into the below exception. If you are trying something similar you might get the below exception if you COPY the value from the Certificate MMC snap in.  […]

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