If you’re using AWS Fargate and need to pause your containers so you can gracefully deploy a new version, you could use the StopTask command. …


Some lessons learnt whilst creating and publishing an Ionic based mobile app to the Google Play and Apple iOS App stores.

A couple of my colleagues had built mobile apps with jQuery Mobile and Cordova before but none of us had gone through the full process with Ionic yet. Ionic…


I’m a bit late post this, since it was over 6 months ago when we did this hike, but better late than never right? …


Over easter my wife and I had the pleasure of walking the Cape to Cape track, located in the South West corner of Western Australia. This blog entry talks about how we went and some tips for others considering the trek.

To sum up the Cape to Cape walk in…


Whenever these conferences come around, I always question if its worth the cost. This one was particularly difficult because it was in New Zealand, some 5000+km’s away from Perth. Reminiscing on the value of last years Drupalcon Sydney and with some generous subsiding from my employer, I was fortunately able…


From Kala Patthar

It may sound a little strange, but after getting married, my wife and I decided to go do some trekking in Nepal for our honeymoon. It’s not your typical honeymoon destination, but we wanted to experience something special. After coming back, I couldn’t think of any place I’d rather have…


First things first, get your Visa’s sorted out at least a few weeks before your holiday. You can order them online from vietnam-visa.com. This saves your time and money, when going through customs. …


Some lessons learnt trying to get a Garmin eTrex H GPS unit working in Mac OS X Snow Leopard, for the purposes of sending/receiving tracks/courses, etc.

Earlier this year, I decided to take up bush walking for the purposes of fitness and to see a bit of the outdoors. After…


My thoughts after visiting Uluru and Alice Springs in the Northern Territory of Australia.

A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of visiting Alice Springs, up in the Northern Territory, to meet a new client for work.

My Boss really wanted to check out Uluru (or Ayers Rock) whilst…


I’ve been back home for almost 4 weeks now, but am only just finding the time to write a bit of a summary of my partner (now fiancé!) and I’s first trip around Europe!

Yes, I’m engaged! I’d be a pretty bad future husband if I didn’t mention this in…

Alex Bergin

Software Developer in Perth, Western Australia

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