Luis Muñoz

A space of my own

Handling Database Schema Changes

Most of the applications I work with involve storing, transforming and querying data from relational databases. Over the years I’ve developed a pattern to manage those changes that has proven to be helpful, involving a minimum of universally available tools. This post introduces this pattern in the hopes that it becomes useful for others.

Golang Mock Testing

Mocking is a useful testing strategy but the type system in Go can get in the way. In this post I briefly discuss an easy to follow pattern to ease mocking when writing tests.

Updated Shopping List for 2018

This is an updated shopping list for the quads I’ve built for my 2018 flying season. It’s based on lessons learned during 2017, and I’ll be discussing the results and reasoning behind each part. Hopefully you’ll find this useful if you’re building a new quad or three and want to save some money.

Safeguarding your website visitors

This post discusses various additions in your website configuration that help protect your visitors from various forms of attack. While not really a requirement for most personal sites such as this, hopefully the discussion below will be of help to people in charge of more sensitive sites.

DJI Phantom 5

The DJI Phantom 5 is the anticipated new iteration in the Phantom line, which fits somewhere in the “prosummer” tier of the DJI product spectrum. With so little information out, many websites are cranking up their hype machines to give fans some information.

Please remember your Airbag

According to Wikipedia, the now ubiquitous airbag can be traced back to a 1941 patent on the use of air bladders for protection during collisions. Nowadays, cars in many parts of the world are required to have them, both for the driver and the passenger. An article I read today reminded me of an exchange I had years ago with a dear friend about accessory placement in our cars… Both things clicked in my head.