Docker…learning complaint

Almost every video starts out describing what docker is. It’s like you must know the relationship to virtual machines in order for docker to be useful. Now I’ve used VMs many times, even way before Linux, and the comparison is interesting once or twice. But honestly docker is cool and useful without knowing anything about …

My noob distro…Linux Mint!

Currently a few of the things I do or have recently done on my noob distro. Programming languages, learn or work with Julia, Python, Lazarus/Pascal (rapid GUI applications), Go, a little JavaScript/node.js. even COBOL locally or on an emulated IBM mainframe. Also maintain my website, make/edit videos with kdenlive, edit photos with Gimp. Database stuff …

Running Go source outside GOPATH

Wanted to work on a Go program outside of go sub-directory. It also used an SQLite Library. For me 2 steps required go mod init github.com/billb2050/SQLite go get github.com/mattn/go-sqlite3 I was concerned because I already have an SQLite project in go/src like step 1. But it worked. I guess it takes into account the directory …

Adam current directory in Julia

Julia from the terminal assumes your current directory is the one you’re in. But within Atom it assumes your home directory is the current directory. So things that run fine in the terminal don’t run the same if you don’t specify a path. So I found I can specify the current working directory like so… …