Category vrops

The vRealize Operations SSL Certificate Expiration Issue

Sharing some information about the notice that the VMware Product team sent regarding an issue that could potentially impact your vROPs instance causing the tool to become inoperable.

vROPs for Horizon - Regain Compatibility and Insight into your VDI

If your business happens to utilize VMware Horizon for VDI, and vRealize Operations (vROPs) for infrastructure monitoring, insight, and capacity planning, you may also be a business that uses the...

Understanding Authentication in vRealize Operations

Guest Post Ahead! Jeremy McCoy joins us today to explain Authentication methods in vRealize Operations. Check it out!

Category vrealize

The vRealize Operations SSL Certificate Expiration Issue

Sharing some information about the notice that the VMware Product team sent regarding an issue that could potentially impact your vROPs instance causing the tool to become inoperable.

vROPs for Horizon - Regain Compatibility and Insight into your VDI

If your business happens to utilize VMware Horizon for VDI, and vRealize Operations (vROPs) for infrastructure monitoring, insight, and capacity planning, you may also be a business that uses the...

Understanding Authentication in vRealize Operations

Guest Post Ahead! Jeremy McCoy joins us today to explain Authentication methods in vRealize Operations. Check it out!

Category vmware

I just took the VMware VCP exam from home. Here's what it was like.

VMware now allows for remote testing of their Certified Professional exam. I just took the test from my home and here’s what it was like 👨‍💻

The vRealize Operations SSL Certificate Expiration Issue

Sharing some information about the notice that the VMware Product team sent regarding an issue that could potentially impact your vROPs instance causing the tool to become inoperable.

VMworld 2019 US Day 2

VMworld US 2019 Day 2 has already come and gone, and with it, more developments and exciting action.

VMworld 2019 US Day 1

VMworld US 2019 Day 1 is in the books along with a slew of exciting announcements and developments. Expanded partnerships in hybrid cloud, VMware Tanzu preview, and enhancements to Workspace...

VMware Horizon 7.8 is here!

Horizon 7.8 was pushed yesterday, along with version 5.0 of the Horizon Client, App Volumes 2.16, and UEM 9.7. Here’s what’s new!

VMware Recertification Rollback

Whoever thought we’d see this?! VMware made an overwhelmingly well-received change today regarding its VCP Certification program. Effective immediately, VMware is removing the requirement to recertify their VCP certifications within...

My Experiences Updating VCSA 6.5a to 6.5 U2

Today we'll be updating my lab's VCSA 6.5a (build 4944578) to version 6.5 Update 2 (build 8307201) which was released May 3 2018. Here's how it went!

VMworld US 2017 Wrap Up

My first VMworld is over and it's time to compile some thoughts and resources!

VMworld US 2017 Day #1

Just some thoughts as I took in my first VMworld day.

Download the VMworld 2017 app now!

Make the most of VMworld by download the app now!

Mapping VMware Updates and Tools to Build Numbers

VMware has always branded its software as GA, Update 1, Express Patch 4, etc etc. This makes it easy to discuss features and fixes among employees and customers alike. The...

Horizon 7.1 | Everything you need to know [Updated]

VMware released the highly anticipated Horizon 7.1 this week and there are all sorts of enhancements and new features related to the next-gen virtual desktop infrastructure. Here's your one-stop-shop for...

My Top 10 Horizon View Tips

If you’re just getting started with managing a Horizon View environment, or if you’re looking for ways to make the most of your new environment, then my Top 10 list...

Horizon Linux VM (pre-packaged) [Updated]

I’m excited to share what I’ve been working on the last several weeks. Recently I posted over on my Github a new project I’m working called Horizon Linux VM. It’s...

Head over to the TAM Blog

In this post, we’re going to walk through how to set an iPad to run in Kiosk Mode for Horizon View.

Deploying Linux VDI Pools with Horizon 7 [Updated]

One of the more popular posts on That Virtual Boy has been Deploying Linux VDI Pools with Horizon 6. That post was written when Linux and VDI were just getting...

Horizon 7 version 7.0.2 Now Available

Horizon 7.0.2 just dropped. Here's everything you need to know!

Horizon Client 4.2 Now Available

The bits for VMware Horizon View Client 4.2 have been released as well as all the accompanying documentation. This release is paired with Horizon 7 version 7.0.2 also released today...

Virtualizing Applications - which solution is best for you?

Whether you've been tasked with a VDI deployment to include not only desktop virtualization, but application virtualization, or you're simply trying to dust off your Horizon deployment and add some...

Horizon Client 4.0.1 Now Available!

Check out what's new with the brand new Horizon Client 4.0.1!

Upgrading a Horizon View Environment

Check out these steps for upgrading a Horizon 5 environment to Horizon 6!

Understanding Authentication in vRealize Operations

Guest Post Ahead! Jeremy McCoy joins us today to explain Authentication methods in vRealize Operations. Check it out!

Category horizon

Announcing The New Horizon Ubuntu OVA

Several years ago I published a VMware Fling called Ubuntu OVA for Horizon. At that time, Linux in Horizon was still fairly new and not particularly popular. With the recent...

vROPs for Horizon - Regain Compatibility and Insight into your VDI

If your business happens to utilize VMware Horizon for VDI, and vRealize Operations (vROPs) for infrastructure monitoring, insight, and capacity planning, you may also be a business that uses the...

VMware Horizon 7.8 is here!

Horizon 7.8 was pushed yesterday, along with version 5.0 of the Horizon Client, App Volumes 2.16, and UEM 9.7. Here’s what’s new!

Horizon 7.1 | Everything you need to know [Updated]

VMware released the highly anticipated Horizon 7.1 this week and there are all sorts of enhancements and new features related to the next-gen virtual desktop infrastructure. Here's your one-stop-shop for...

My Top 10 Horizon View Tips

If you’re just getting started with managing a Horizon View environment, or if you’re looking for ways to make the most of your new environment, then my Top 10 list...

Horizon Linux VM (pre-packaged) [Updated]

I’m excited to share what I’ve been working on the last several weeks. Recently I posted over on my Github a new project I’m working called Horizon Linux VM. It’s...

Head over to the TAM Blog

In this post, we’re going to walk through how to set an iPad to run in Kiosk Mode for Horizon View.

Deploying Linux VDI Pools with Horizon 7 [Updated]

One of the more popular posts on That Virtual Boy has been Deploying Linux VDI Pools with Horizon 6. That post was written when Linux and VDI were just getting...

Horizon 7 version 7.0.2 Now Available

Horizon 7.0.2 just dropped. Here's everything you need to know!

Horizon Client 4.2 Now Available

The bits for VMware Horizon View Client 4.2 have been released as well as all the accompanying documentation. This release is paired with Horizon 7 version 7.0.2 also released today...

Horizon Client 4.0.1 Now Available!

Check out what's new with the brand new Horizon Client 4.0.1!

Upgrading a Horizon View Environment

Check out these steps for upgrading a Horizon 5 environment to Horizon 6!

Category view

Horizon 7.7.0 has just dropped

VMware Horizon 7.7.0 is now generally available, along with Horizon Apps 7.7.0, and the coinciding Horizon Clients 4.10.0. This release brings support for the brand new vSphere 6.7 U1 and...

Horizon 7.1 | Everything you need to know [Updated]

VMware released the highly anticipated Horizon 7.1 this week and there are all sorts of enhancements and new features related to the next-gen virtual desktop infrastructure. Here's your one-stop-shop for...

My Top 10 Horizon View Tips

If you’re just getting started with managing a Horizon View environment, or if you’re looking for ways to make the most of your new environment, then my Top 10 list...

Horizon Linux VM (pre-packaged) [Updated]

I’m excited to share what I’ve been working on the last several weeks. Recently I posted over on my Github a new project I’m working called Horizon Linux VM. It’s...

Head over to the TAM Blog

In this post, we’re going to walk through how to set an iPad to run in Kiosk Mode for Horizon View.

Deploying Linux VDI Pools with Horizon 7 [Updated]

One of the more popular posts on That Virtual Boy has been Deploying Linux VDI Pools with Horizon 6. That post was written when Linux and VDI were just getting...

Horizon 7 version 7.0.2 Now Available

Horizon 7.0.2 just dropped. Here's everything you need to know!

Horizon Client 4.2 Now Available

The bits for VMware Horizon View Client 4.2 have been released as well as all the accompanying documentation. This release is paired with Horizon 7 version 7.0.2 also released today...

Horizon Client 4.0.1 Now Available!

Check out what's new with the brand new Horizon Client 4.0.1!

Upgrading a Horizon View Environment

Check out these steps for upgrading a Horizon 5 environment to Horizon 6!

Category vdi

My Top 10 Horizon View Tips

If you’re just getting started with managing a Horizon View environment, or if you’re looking for ways to make the most of your new environment, then my Top 10 list...

Horizon Client 4.2 Now Available

The bits for VMware Horizon View Client 4.2 have been released as well as all the accompanying documentation. This release is paired with Horizon 7 version 7.0.2 also released today...

Virtualizing Applications - which solution is best for you?

Whether you've been tasked with a VDI deployment to include not only desktop virtualization, but application virtualization, or you're simply trying to dust off your Horizon deployment and add some...

Horizon Client 4.0.1 Now Available!

Check out what's new with the brand new Horizon Client 4.0.1!

Upgrading a Horizon View Environment

Check out these steps for upgrading a Horizon 5 environment to Horizon 6!

Category horizon view

Virtualizing Applications - which solution is best for you?

Whether you've been tasked with a VDI deployment to include not only desktop virtualization, but application virtualization, or you're simply trying to dust off your Horizon deployment and add some...

Category iOS

Introducing Artbox

I’m happy to share a project I’ve spent the last few months working on. A new iOS app for parents called Artbox! https://artbox.app 📱

The Creo Integrated Development Environment

I’ve had the pleasure of learning iOS Development 📱 on the beautifully architected IDE, Creo, from Creolabs. It’s been such a fun experience, I can’t help but spread the word...

The new iPad Pro 9.7 vs iPad 3

I decided it was finally time. Time to replace the iPad 3 (arguably the worst iPad ever made) with the iPad Pro 9.7 (arguably the best iPad ever made). If...

Category bacon

Is Plex still relevant in 2021?

With more and more of our digital lives moving to subscriptions and streaming services, does building a local digital library still make sense? Here are my thoughts!

Home Arcade: StepMania (DDR) running on RaspberryPi

Remember Arcades? They were these massive buildings filled with mystery and wonder where games, lights, and sounds would expand as far as the eye could see. Sadly, they’re also nesting...

Introducing Artbox

I’m happy to share a project I’ve spent the last few months working on. A new iOS app for parents called Artbox! https://artbox.app 📱

How to Work From Home like a Boss

Public health safety is top of mind today and the driving force behind the Work From Home movement amid COVID-19 fears. Both internally and externally I’ve seen a number of...

Migrating Blogger to Github Pages via Jekyll

Recently I made the switch from writing on Google’s Blogger platform to Github Pages using Jekyll. It’s been a welcome and refreshing change. A little more on that here… Hopefully...

Changes to That Virtual Boy blog + vExpert 2020

My blog has gone through a major uplift! When I first started That Virtual Boy, I hosted the blog on Google Blogger. After a few years I migrated to Wordpress...

Upgrading Seafile Server from version 6 to version 7

In this post I'll cover the process of upgrading Seafile Server from 6.3.4 to 7.0.4. You'll be surprised how simple it actually is!

Troubleshooting the Zmodo Greet Pro Smart Doorbell

Earlier this year I bought a Zmodo Greet Pro Smart Doorbell. It was cheap, didn’t require a monthly subscription, and had relatively decent reviews. It was a breeze to install,...

The Mobile Plex Media Server - Local Streaming on the Go

The mobile Plex Server powered by Pi! The best mobile media streaming solution for those long family road trips. Who cares if your kids have the capacity-starved 16GB hand-me-down phones...

Goodbye Owncloud, Hello Seafile

After years of hosting OwnCloud as my home file server with 'Cloud Access' I've taken the plunge and migrated to a new platform which I'm really excited about: Seafile!

Plex DVR Postprocessing Script

PLEX is the media power house in my home, managing Movies, TV Shows, Home Videos, Music, Picture Backups, and now Live TV DVR. Check out my script which helps cut...

Using Ubuntu 17.10 For Work

While my Macbook Pro was in the shop getting a makeover, I decided to check out Ubuntu 17.10 and use it exclusively for work. How do you think it went?...

Send Time Machine backups to a VM hosted in Windows

I've successfully configured Time Machine backups over my home network using VMware Workstation, Ubuntu, and a 1 TB WD drive. A big thanks to HowToGeek for their Raspberry Pi post...

The new iPad Pro 9.7 vs iPad 3

I decided it was finally time. Time to replace the iPad 3 (arguably the worst iPad ever made) with the iPad Pro 9.7 (arguably the best iPad ever made). If...

Category ubuntu

Announcing The New Horizon Ubuntu OVA

Several years ago I published a VMware Fling called Ubuntu OVA for Horizon. At that time, Linux in Horizon was still fairly new and not particularly popular. With the recent...

Upgrading AMDGPU 18.50 to 19.30 on Ubuntu 18.04

I hope you find this post helpful. My system is running Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS with an AMD Ryzen 5 2400g and a separate Radeon RX 570 GPU.

Using Ubuntu 17.10 For Work

While my Macbook Pro was in the shop getting a makeover, I decided to check out Ubuntu 17.10 and use it exclusively for work. How do you think it went?...

Horizon Linux VM (pre-packaged) [Updated]

I’m excited to share what I’ve been working on the last several weeks. Recently I posted over on my Github a new project I’m working called Horizon Linux VM. It’s...

Send Time Machine backups to a VM hosted in Windows

I've successfully configured Time Machine backups over my home network using VMware Workstation, Ubuntu, and a 1 TB WD drive. A big thanks to HowToGeek for their Raspberry Pi post...

Deploying Linux VDI Pools with Horizon 7 [Updated]

One of the more popular posts on That Virtual Boy has been Deploying Linux VDI Pools with Horizon 6. That post was written when Linux and VDI were just getting...

Category linux

Announcing The New Horizon Ubuntu OVA

Several years ago I published a VMware Fling called Ubuntu OVA for Horizon. At that time, Linux in Horizon was still fairly new and not particularly popular. With the recent...

Upgrading AMDGPU 18.50 to 19.30 on Ubuntu 18.04

I hope you find this post helpful. My system is running Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS with an AMD Ryzen 5 2400g and a separate Radeon RX 570 GPU.

Upgrading Seafile Server from version 6 to version 7

In this post I'll cover the process of upgrading Seafile Server from 6.3.4 to 7.0.4. You'll be surprised how simple it actually is!

VMware Horizon 7.8 is here!

Horizon 7.8 was pushed yesterday, along with version 5.0 of the Horizon Client, App Volumes 2.16, and UEM 9.7. Here’s what’s new!

Home Server Update

Sharing the fun of building and managing a multi-use home media server / file server / gaming rig...

Horizon Linux VM (pre-packaged) [Updated]

I’m excited to share what I’ve been working on the last several weeks. Recently I posted over on my Github a new project I’m working called Horizon Linux VM. It’s...

Send Time Machine backups to a VM hosted in Windows

I've successfully configured Time Machine backups over my home network using VMware Workstation, Ubuntu, and a 1 TB WD drive. A big thanks to HowToGeek for their Raspberry Pi post...

Deploying Linux VDI Pools with Horizon 7 [Updated]

One of the more popular posts on That Virtual Boy has been Deploying Linux VDI Pools with Horizon 6. That post was written when Linux and VDI were just getting...

Category ios

Adding Haptic Feedback to your SwiftUI App

In developing Artbox 2, one thing I set out to accomplish was making the user experience more immersive and personable. One of the ways to achieve this is to add...

Virtual Backgrounds App now available for macOS

I’m very excited to announce that Virtual Backgrounds app is now available on macOS as a Mac Catalyst app! 🥳

How to remove the widget component of a Mac Catalyst app

If you’ve found yourself building a modern application in SwiftUI, there’s a good chance you started building it as an iOS app, and eventually began tinkering with WidgetKit. As you...

Saving images in a Mac Catalyst app with SwiftUI

One year ago I published an app called Virtual Backgrounds to the App Store with the idea of providing custom, hand-picked backgrounds to be used with virtual meetings. It wasn’t...

Head over to the TAM Blog

In this post, we’re going to walk through how to set an iPad to run in Kiosk Mode for Horizon View.

Category macos

Using Ubuntu 17.10 For Work

While my Macbook Pro was in the shop getting a makeover, I decided to check out Ubuntu 17.10 and use it exclusively for work. How do you think it went?...

Send Time Machine backups to a VM hosted in Windows

I've successfully configured Time Machine backups over my home network using VMware Workstation, Ubuntu, and a 1 TB WD drive. A big thanks to HowToGeek for their Raspberry Pi post...

Category vmtools

Mapping VMware Updates and Tools to Build Numbers

VMware has always branded its software as GA, Update 1, Express Patch 4, etc etc. This makes it easy to discuss features and fixes among employees and customers alike. The...

Category vsphere

Mapping VMware Updates and Tools to Build Numbers

VMware has always branded its software as GA, Update 1, Express Patch 4, etc etc. This makes it easy to discuss features and fixes among employees and customers alike. The...

Category vmworld

VMworld 2019 US Day 2

VMworld US 2019 Day 2 has already come and gone, and with it, more developments and exciting action.

VMworld 2019 US Day 1

VMworld US 2019 Day 1 is in the books along with a slew of exciting announcements and developments. Expanded partnerships in hybrid cloud, VMware Tanzu preview, and enhancements to Workspace...

VMworld US 2017 Wrap Up

My first VMworld is over and it's time to compile some thoughts and resources!

VMworld US 2017 Day #1

Just some thoughts as I took in my first VMworld day.

Download the VMworld 2017 app now!

Make the most of VMworld by download the app now!

Category plex

Home Server Update

Sharing the fun of building and managing a multi-use home media server / file server / gaming rig...

The Mobile Plex Media Server - Local Streaming on the Go

The mobile Plex Server powered by Pi! The best mobile media streaming solution for those long family road trips. Who cares if your kids have the capacity-starved 16GB hand-me-down phones...

Plex DVR Postprocessing Script

PLEX is the media power house in my home, managing Movies, TV Shows, Home Videos, Music, Picture Backups, and now Live TV DVR. Check out my script which helps cut...

Category seafile

Upgrading Seafile Server from version 6 to version 7

In this post I'll cover the process of upgrading Seafile Server from 6.3.4 to 7.0.4. You'll be surprised how simple it actually is!

Home Server Update

Sharing the fun of building and managing a multi-use home media server / file server / gaming rig...

Goodbye Owncloud, Hello Seafile

After years of hosting OwnCloud as my home file server with 'Cloud Access' I've taken the plunge and migrated to a new platform which I'm really excited about: Seafile!

Category owncloud

Goodbye Owncloud, Hello Seafile

After years of hosting OwnCloud as my home file server with 'Cloud Access' I've taken the plunge and migrated to a new platform which I'm really excited about: Seafile!

Category raspbian

The Mobile Plex Media Server - Local Streaming on the Go

The mobile Plex Server powered by Pi! The best mobile media streaming solution for those long family road trips. Who cares if your kids have the capacity-starved 16GB hand-me-down phones...

Category vcenter

My Experiences Updating VCSA 6.5a to 6.5 U2

Today we'll be updating my lab's VCSA 6.5a (build 4944578) to version 6.5 Update 2 (build 8307201) which was released May 3 2018. Here's how it went!

Category vsca

My Experiences Updating VCSA 6.5a to 6.5 U2

Today we'll be updating my lab's VCSA 6.5a (build 4944578) to version 6.5 Update 2 (build 8307201) which was released May 3 2018. Here's how it went!

Category Horizon

VMware Horizon 7.12 Has Arrived

VMware has just released Horizon 7.12 which is kind of a big deal! Packed with new features and fixes, this release is timely amid a massive increase in the Work...

Ubuntu OVA update for Horizon 7 Now Available

I am so excited to finally be writing this post highlighting the new Ubuntu OVA Fling. After announcing version 1.2 earlier this month, I could barely wait to get the...

Horizon 7.7.0 has just dropped

VMware Horizon 7.7.0 is now generally available, along with Horizon Apps 7.7.0, and the coinciding Horizon Clients 4.10.0. This release brings support for the brand new vSphere 6.7 U1 and...

Category digital workspace

Horizon 7.7.0 has just dropped

VMware Horizon 7.7.0 is now generally available, along with Horizon Apps 7.7.0, and the coinciding Horizon Clients 4.10.0. This release brings support for the brand new vSphere 6.7 U1 and...

Category certifications

VMware Recertification Rollback

Whoever thought we’d see this?! VMware made an overwhelmingly well-received change today regarding its VCP Certification program. Effective immediately, VMware is removing the requirement to recertify their VCP certifications within...

Category ssl

The vRealize Operations SSL Certificate Expiration Issue

Sharing some information about the notice that the VMware Product team sent regarding an issue that could potentially impact your vROPs instance causing the tool to become inoperable.

Category radeon

Upgrading AMDGPU 18.50 to 19.30 on Ubuntu 18.04

I hope you find this post helpful. My system is running Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS with an AMD Ryzen 5 2400g and a separate Radeon RX 570 GPU.

Category gaming

Home Arcade: StepMania (DDR) running on RaspberryPi

Remember Arcades? They were these massive buildings filled with mystery and wonder where games, lights, and sounds would expand as far as the eye could see. Sadly, they’re also nesting...

Upgrading AMDGPU 18.50 to 19.30 on Ubuntu 18.04

I hope you find this post helpful. My system is running Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS with an AMD Ryzen 5 2400g and a separate Radeon RX 570 GPU.

Category flings

Announcing The New Horizon Ubuntu OVA

Several years ago I published a VMware Fling called Ubuntu OVA for Horizon. At that time, Linux in Horizon was still fairly new and not particularly popular. With the recent...

Category blog

Changes to That Virtual Boy blog + vExpert 2020

My blog has gone through a major uplift! When I first started That Virtual Boy, I hosted the blog on Google Blogger. After a few years I migrated to Wordpress...

Category vexpert

Changes to That Virtual Boy blog + vExpert 2020

My blog has gone through a major uplift! When I first started That Virtual Boy, I hosted the blog on Google Blogger. After a few years I migrated to Wordpress...

Category Blog

Migrating Blogger to Github Pages via Jekyll

Recently I made the switch from writing on Google’s Blogger platform to Github Pages using Jekyll. It’s been a welcome and refreshing change. A little more on that here… Hopefully...

Category vExpert

Migrating Blogger to Github Pages via Jekyll

Recently I made the switch from writing on Google’s Blogger platform to Github Pages using Jekyll. It’s been a welcome and refreshing change. A little more on that here… Hopefully...

Category Github

Migrating Blogger to Github Pages via Jekyll

Recently I made the switch from writing on Google’s Blogger platform to Github Pages using Jekyll. It’s been a welcome and refreshing change. A little more on that here… Hopefully...

Category Jekyll

Migrating Blogger to Github Pages via Jekyll

Recently I made the switch from writing on Google’s Blogger platform to Github Pages using Jekyll. It’s been a welcome and refreshing change. A little more on that here… Hopefully...

Category vSphere

vSphere 7.0 has landed! Here's some things you need to know!

VMware announced vSphere 7 🚀 last month, and today they’re making it a reality. vSphere 7 with Kubernetes is now Generally Available! 🥳 Here are some things you need to...

Don't overlook these awesome vSphere 7 features

vSphere 7 has officially been announced (finally!) and man is this thing going to deliver. VMware vSphere has been, and continues to be, the engine for modernizing infrastructure and applications....

Category VMware

vSphere 7.0 has landed! Here's some things you need to know!

VMware announced vSphere 7 🚀 last month, and today they’re making it a reality. vSphere 7 with Kubernetes is now Generally Available! 🥳 Here are some things you need to...

VMware Horizon 7.12 Has Arrived

VMware has just released Horizon 7.12 which is kind of a big deal! Packed with new features and fixes, this release is timely amid a massive increase in the Work...

Don't overlook these awesome vSphere 7 features

vSphere 7 has officially been announced (finally!) and man is this thing going to deliver. VMware vSphere has been, and continues to be, the engine for modernizing infrastructure and applications....

Category Ubuntu

Ubuntu OVA update for Horizon 7 Now Available

I am so excited to finally be writing this post highlighting the new Ubuntu OVA Fling. After announcing version 1.2 earlier this month, I could barely wait to get the...

Category Linux

Ubuntu OVA update for Horizon 7 Now Available

I am so excited to finally be writing this post highlighting the new Ubuntu OVA Fling. After announcing version 1.2 earlier this month, I could barely wait to get the...

Category Flings

Ubuntu OVA update for Horizon 7 Now Available

I am so excited to finally be writing this post highlighting the new Ubuntu OVA Fling. After announcing version 1.2 earlier this month, I could barely wait to get the...

Category work from home

Home Arcade: StepMania (DDR) running on RaspberryPi

Remember Arcades? They were these massive buildings filled with mystery and wonder where games, lights, and sounds would expand as far as the eye could see. Sadly, they’re also nesting...

How to Work From Home like a Boss

Public health safety is top of mind today and the driving force behind the Work From Home movement amid COVID-19 fears. Both internally and externally I’ve seen a number of...

VMware Horizon 7.12 Has Arrived

VMware has just released Horizon 7.12 which is kind of a big deal! Packed with new features and fixes, this release is timely amid a massive increase in the Work...

Category new release

vSphere 7.0 has landed! Here's some things you need to know!

VMware announced vSphere 7 🚀 last month, and today they’re making it a reality. vSphere 7 with Kubernetes is now Generally Available! 🥳 Here are some things you need to...

Category development

Adding Haptic Feedback to your SwiftUI App

In developing Artbox 2, one thing I set out to accomplish was making the user experience more immersive and personable. One of the ways to achieve this is to add...

Virtual Backgrounds App now available for macOS

I’m very excited to announce that Virtual Backgrounds app is now available on macOS as a Mac Catalyst app! 🥳

How to remove the widget component of a Mac Catalyst app

If you’ve found yourself building a modern application in SwiftUI, there’s a good chance you started building it as an iOS app, and eventually began tinkering with WidgetKit. As you...

Saving images in a Mac Catalyst app with SwiftUI

One year ago I published an app called Virtual Backgrounds to the App Store with the idea of providing custom, hand-picked backgrounds to be used with virtual meetings. It wasn’t...

Introducing Artbox

I’m happy to share a project I’ve spent the last few months working on. A new iOS app for parents called Artbox! https://artbox.app 📱

The Creo Integrated Development Environment

I’ve had the pleasure of learning iOS Development 📱 on the beautifully architected IDE, Creo, from Creolabs. It’s been such a fun experience, I can’t help but spread the word...

Category IDE

The Creo Integrated Development Environment

I’ve had the pleasure of learning iOS Development 📱 on the beautifully architected IDE, Creo, from Creolabs. It’s been such a fun experience, I can’t help but spread the word...

Category apps

Introducing Artbox

I’m happy to share a project I’ve spent the last few months working on. A new iOS app for parents called Artbox! https://artbox.app 📱

Category vcp

I just took the VMware VCP exam from home. Here's what it was like.

VMware now allows for remote testing of their Certified Professional exam. I just took the test from my home and here’s what it was like 👨‍💻

Category certification

I just took the VMware VCP exam from home. Here's what it was like.

VMware now allows for remote testing of their Certified Professional exam. I just took the test from my home and here’s what it was like 👨‍💻

Category Plex

Is Plex still relevant in 2021?

With more and more of our digital lives moving to subscriptions and streaming services, does building a local digital library still make sense? Here are my thoughts!

Category home

Is Plex still relevant in 2021?

With more and more of our digital lives moving to subscriptions and streaming services, does building a local digital library still make sense? Here are my thoughts!

Category apple

Adding Haptic Feedback to your SwiftUI App

In developing Artbox 2, one thing I set out to accomplish was making the user experience more immersive and personable. One of the ways to achieve this is to add...

Virtual Backgrounds App now available for macOS

I’m very excited to announce that Virtual Backgrounds app is now available on macOS as a Mac Catalyst app! 🥳

How to remove the widget component of a Mac Catalyst app

If you’ve found yourself building a modern application in SwiftUI, there’s a good chance you started building it as an iOS app, and eventually began tinkering with WidgetKit. As you...

Saving images in a Mac Catalyst app with SwiftUI

One year ago I published an app called Virtual Backgrounds to the App Store with the idea of providing custom, hand-picked backgrounds to be used with virtual meetings. It wasn’t...

Category swiftui

Adding Haptic Feedback to your SwiftUI App

In developing Artbox 2, one thing I set out to accomplish was making the user experience more immersive and personable. One of the ways to achieve this is to add...

Virtual Backgrounds App now available for macOS

I’m very excited to announce that Virtual Backgrounds app is now available on macOS as a Mac Catalyst app! 🥳

How to remove the widget component of a Mac Catalyst app

If you’ve found yourself building a modern application in SwiftUI, there’s a good chance you started building it as an iOS app, and eventually began tinkering with WidgetKit. As you...

Saving images in a Mac Catalyst app with SwiftUI

One year ago I published an app called Virtual Backgrounds to the App Store with the idea of providing custom, hand-picked backgrounds to be used with virtual meetings. It wasn’t...