poniedziałek, 22 stycznia 2018

Dropwizard Metrics - considered harmful?

I admit, the title sounds like a clickbait. Dropwizard Metrics is a pretty nice library. What is actually harmful are your assumptions about its functionalities. Are you familiar with Dropwizard’s reservoirs implementation? If not, let me start with an example:

wtorek, 14 listopada 2017

Multiroom with Raspberry Pi, Snapcast and Mopidy

I always wanted to have an audio multiroom, which would allow me to play the same music in all rooms, but also provide the ability to control each room separately (on/off, volume, etc.). Obviously, I could buy one of the existing systems like Denon Heos, but then I would need to remove/sell my old audio equipment, which is working perfectly fine. I could also buy Chromecast Audio and create an audio group - but it seemed like a “too easy” solution. Fortunately, one of the presentations from this year code.talks conference gave me the inspiration and direction for building my own multiroom system, based on Raspberry Pi devices.