Cross compiling Go for Winkhub

How I cross compiled Go to run on the Winkhub and installed a custom web app to control the lights locally.

TL;DR; Be sure to compile with Go 1.5 with the following settings:
GOOS=linux GOARCH=arm GOARM=5 go build .



Hacking the Winkhub

How I liberated my Winkhub from the Cloud

TL;DR; I rooted my Winkhub over the UART connection and then wrote a small Go web service to allow me to turn my lights on and off from my phone.




Linux web services Part I

This is an introduction to a series of talks about setting up Linux servers. I’m going to make the assumptions that you already have some experience at the command line whether it is Mac or Windows so I will not be explaining basic commands in order to keep these talks with in a one-hour time frame. This talk will be done with the assumption you are using a Mac, but you can also follow along using cygwin on Windows.

Tools and Plugins for OSX

Believe it or not I actually try to avoid plugins because they make it difficult for me to standardize my development machines, but typically some need arises and a plugin is installed…