Collect bitcoin price data with python and Coinbase

Cryptocurrencies have been back on the popular agenda lately, thanks mostly to the surging value of Bitcoin. I have been interested, but not massively invested in cryptocurrency for many years.…

Writing to an InfluxDB server with Python3

A quick GitHub gist for anyone looking to write to an InfluxDB server with Python3. This is a generic function that accepts three inputs; as an example, I am using…

Fortigate: AP-Bridge with a hardware switch

Following on from a previous post on how to setup a VLAN on a Fortigate hardware switch, this post is going to explain how we can link an AP-bridge SSID…

Fortigate: Add a VLAN to a hardware switch

In this post, we are going to discuss how to add a VLAN to a hardware (sometimes referred to as physical) switch or interface on a Fortigate. It is worth…

Debian 10 – How to upgrade python 3.7 to python 3.9

I have covered this a number of times in the past and the posts have proved popular and useful to many. So, here is my guide for updating to the…

Calculating compound interest with Python 3

I have a growing interest in finance and analytics, so it felt like a great idea to start creating my own set of financial tools with Python. This article will…

How to force the Windows 10 20H2 update

Are you still waiting for your Windows 10 computer to receive the 20H2 update? Here is how to force the windows 10 20H2 update. For many, the update may already…

How to invoke UAC in a Windows Batch script

Here is my quick and easy way to raise the privilage level of a Windows Batch script; allowing you to run your code at an administrator level. This is not…

How To call a bash command with variables in Python

A quick Google of the above only seemed to give me answers for the inverse, calling a python script from a bash shell and handing it variables. At least, the…

Monitor your public IP address with Python

This is my lean and effective way to monitor your public IP address with Python, specifically Python3. The script – code and GitHub link below – runs on a continuous…

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