Setting a Language with Selenium Webdriver in Ruby

01.23.2017

Hello reader! This post was inspired by a project I was working on recently, adding a 'lang' option to a Selenium-Webdriver (the ruby gem) wrapper. I needed to instantiate Selenium::Webdriver.for(:firefox) and (:chrome) both locally and remotely (Sauce labs, specifically), setting a locale for each. There's plenty of …

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Puppet Orchestrator --application Example

10.26.2016

As always, this technical blog post began when I was having a problem and couldn't find the answer on the internet. I'm writing tests for Puppet's application orchestrator which involve setting up an application remotely then running some variations of puppet job run. In particular, I need to specify an …

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Minimal Programmatic Puppet Class Creation

10.13.2016

This post began when I was trying to programmatically create my own Puppet class, googled this exact title, and came up totally empty handed. After wading through dozens of StackOverflow posts and puppet docs, I still wasn't sure what I needed to accomplish this or how it would fit into …

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Openstack Image Default Username Reference

09.6.2016

This seems like something that should exist on the internet and kind of doesn't (or should at least be more searchable). These are only valid if you obtain an official image from the respective projects repository, and may or may not be the same if you use a manual image …

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Apps I Love

03.19.2016

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picture of me w/ phone

With so many applications out there, it's difficult to discern which are valuable, usable, and do what you expect them to. So, for the sake of those like me, here are some of the applications I have found particularly useful or entertaining. I should …

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SCaLE 14x: My Experience

01.23.2016

Day 0:

We pulled up to the venue at about 5:30 Friday night, T-90 minutes to Ignite talks. I chugged a chocolate milk from the "gift store", ran through my slides one last time, got dinner with the bosses, and found myself on a stage.

The Ignite Talks

  • Deb …
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