Monthly Archives: April 2020

Installing Jira in AWS EC2 using Error Driven Installation

By | April 25, 2020

So you may have heard of test driven development but have you heard of Error Driven Installation? Let me give you an example. Here I will install Jira in AWS using errors to help guide me. Installing Jira After you have created your EC2 instance and ssh’d in, download Jira. wget Then extract it via… Read More »

Java and Homebrew on OSX

By | April 24, 2020

To get Java on a Mac, the basic command to run is > brew cask install adoptopenjdk This will install the latest “brew” version at /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/adoptopenjdk-xx.jdk For me, it was version 14. To uninstall it, just change install to “un”install.   To install a specific version of Java, run: > brew cask install adoptopenjdk8 You… Read More »

Category: OSX

How to wget Atlassian Jira

By | April 20, 2020

Here is the URL required to wget Jira. Here is the command: > wget The format should work for all versions going back to 7.0.11. Prior to this the format is slightly different. eg (    

Can’t see mouse pointer in Keynote

By | April 16, 2020

Now here is a needless frustrating head scratcher. You’re preparing for a presentation using Keynote but in presentation mode, you can’t see the mouse pointer. Now this situation is likely to occur when you’ve downloaded the newest version of Keynote because by default, the option “Show pointer only on slide with links or movies” is… Read More »

Category: OSX

Upload to Amazon S3 using CLI in 5 easy steps

By | April 2, 2020

Uploading any files to Amazon S3 using the command line (CLI) or terminal is very easy if you follow these steps. Step 1: Create an S3 bucket Log into your console and create a bucket. Take note of your bucket name and the region. Here, my region is “us-west-2” Step 2: Download AWSCLI Visit and download… Read More »

Category: AWS