Simon Rentzke

Simon Rentzke

Written by Simon Rentzke.

Playing with Googles Cloud Vision API

December 08, 2015

The age of intelligent api’s is here. If you want to get a taste of what Google’s new “Cloud Vision API” can do. Sign up here https://cloud…

My new Hobby

October 26, 2015

I used to think I had a few hobbies, mountain biking, rugby, vege gardening, coding, etc, etc, but then my wife and I bought a Queenslander…

Quickly setup a ruby on rails edge app

August 31, 2015

Setup your app directory Specify your Ruby version Setup Gemfile with edge rails, rack and arel Use rails generators to create new app, and…

Safety nets

October 30, 2014

I’ve had a few close calls when switching between the Dev/Staging/Prod environments. These will save you from any nasty suprises! I just…

Ruby "&& vs and" , "or vs ||"

August 15, 2014

tl;dr && and || have higher precendence Difference between ‘and’ and ’&&’ Similarly with ‘or’ and ’||’ I generally follow this style guide

Most recent git branches

June 16, 2014

Sometimes I work on a few branches at the same time. Emergency bug fix branch here, new feature branch there, performance update branch here…

Home Entertainment

June 05, 2014

Recently I have been investigating what the cheapest/easiest setup could be for a home entertainment system would be. I have an old Macbook…

Slime Mould Maze

May 20, 2013

Recently I attended a workshop at the Edge on 3D printing and slime mould. The event’s title was so whack, that I signed up - not knowing…

Twitter Credit Card

June 23, 2012

I like credit cards, I base my whole month on not caring about if I have cash in my current account, and put my whole earnings into a…