Getting the new RPI B model 2 running OpenCPN quickly
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Once you’ve got your Raspberry Pi B model 2 in hand and an HDMI monitor hooked up to it, you can do as we did and get your Pi on Debian Jessie and your OpenCPN up and running.

Minutiae, perfect competition, and thriving online marketplaces
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There are a couple phrases I’m muttering under my breath as I do things these days.  “Down in the weeds” has been especially fitting.  We’ve experienced a host of interesting technology issues blocking our path forward on the launch of … Read More

Stripe Connect for Dokan
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Why is Stripe Connect a big deal for us? This tool allows us to get money to our sellers as quickly as possible without Schooner Chandlery (us) being in the middle of their transaction. It also keeps us out of the money flow and allows for us to take on international sellers and customers around the world rather than just in our home country of the United States.

Dokan Multivendor Marketplace add-ons and tools
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So what’s some of the latest news with the folks at StartupAnywhere? In between other things, we’ve been hard at work on both peer-to-peer and multivendor marketplaces. We launched two peer-to-peer marketplaces to test out the open source Ruby on Rails (RoR) software we modified to support our upcoming WeDevs Dokan Wordpress WooCommerce multivendor marketplace.

New Things for Me: Peer to Peer and Multi Vendor Marketplaces
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I would hope to have a witty and elegant post after the long period of silence. Alas, it is not to be. Two months ago, I started working on a new little venture to provide a multi-vendor or peer-to-peer marketplace … Read More

Airmar PB100 Weather Data Logging on the Raspberry Pi
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During the refit of our boat, one of our many requirements was to have a source of weather data on-board–especially for sailing in remote places. For an old classic schooner, we couldn’t use just any weather device and not adversely … Read More

A Tale of Hard Disks Past: A Cryptic Holiday Story
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Hard disks don’t last forever, but data does. A close friend insists that I possess a hard disk curse. My history supports his assertion. I have a big trash bag full of old hard disks that don’t work, but have … Read More

Multiseat Linux on Debian Wheezy
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Due to the requirement for some updated libraries, we bit the bullet and updated our Debian from Squeeze to Wheezy. There were two reasons that I delayed as long as I did–first, I generally prefer to run Debian stable and … Read More

Things Trudge Along
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Nothing new on the “next big thing for us” business direction. Regular work progresses on the consulting gig. Aboard the boat, everything is pretty tight. Here David sits in the main saloon engrossed in thought as he works unaware that … Read More

My Raspberry Pi Is Now Loaded With Raspbian
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I am excited to say that my Raspberry Pi (RPi) is up and running Raspbian. Reasons for the excitement are that the RPi is running a Debian distribution and, further, that the Debian version is Wheezy. I have been anticipating … Read More

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