Author: Axe

I am a senior developer. Ride my motorcycle whenever I can. Love photography, hiking, camping, cooking, coding, and cheese cake!
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Posted in Raspberry PI

Raspberry Pi radio project

I found the Pimoroni Pirate Radio project based off a Raspberry Pi Zero W and I just loved the idea… read more Raspberry Pi radio project

Posted in SQL

SQL Order By Cheat Sheet

This is a cheat sheet that I have put together for keeping track of the results of ordering different types… read more SQL Order By Cheat Sheet

Posted in Personal Rant

The Real Key to Finding a Home

Everyone says that real estate is all about location, location, location.  And I agree completely! But the real reasoning is… read more The Real Key to Finding a Home

Posted in Technology

Python virtualenv and crontab

I created a small simple bot in python to download the updated GeoNames daily updated files to be processed by… read more Python virtualenv and crontab

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Rounding is the representation of a number in a shorter, simpler or more explicit way. Its intended purpose is to… read more Rounding

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INSERT IGNORE is used in our organization to insert new records and ignore records that have the same primary key…. read more MySQL INSERT IGNORE

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Using JOIN for Suppression

We usually use JOIN to find the intersection between two different tables.  For example, if you want all the orders… read more Using JOIN for Suppression

Posted in Motorcycle

Motorcycle Essentials

I have been riding on two wheels for the past twenty years now. I have definitely noticed a rapid increase… read more Motorcycle Essentials

Posted in Personal

Amtrak Trip to Freeport ME : Part 2 – The Trip

The trip finally was able to happen after all the planning from Part 1.  On Saturday April 26th, 2014 Dad,… read more Amtrak Trip to Freeport ME : Part 2 – The Trip

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Amtrak Trip To Freeport ME : Part 1 – The Plan

The Downeaster Amtrak train has service from North Station in Boston all the way to Brunswick Maine!  I was able… read more Amtrak Trip To Freeport ME : Part 1 – The Plan