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Vuetify :: Open detail row programmatically

For the upcoming PiCockpit v2.0 release, I am preparing a GPIO application.The GPIO entries are table rows – and to configure them, we want to be able to access the detail row by clicking on the configure button:clicking either the chevron or the configure button will lead to the detail row opening:Here is the corresponding [...]

By | August 9th, 2020|Vue.js, Vuetify|Kommentare deaktiviert für Vuetify :: Open detail row programmatically

enabling and disabling a systemd service in Python using DBus

The upcoming picockpit-client reacts to deletion events from the frontend by disabling it’s service (the application will stay installed, however).Similarly, when you decide to run picockpit-client connect again, the service will be re-enabled and started automatically for you.This is possible using the Python DBus interface.the DBus is a bus system for interacting with other applications. [...]

By | August 1st, 2020|Development, PiCockpit, Python, Raspberry Pi Blog|Kommentare deaktiviert für enabling and disabling a systemd service in Python using DBus

Raspbian SSH Server fails after upgrade from Stretch to Buster (no SSH connection)

I used this excellent guide to update my Raspbian from Stretch to Buster:https://pimylifeup.com/upgrade-raspbian-stretch-to-raspbian-buster/After rebooting my Pi, the SSH connection was gone. Logging into the Pi using the attached keyboard and monitor allowed me to debug the issue:service ssh statusjournalctl -u ssh -n 200"Missing privilege separation directory /run/sshd"This directory needs to be created at startup for [...]

By | Juli 31st, 2020|Raspberry Pi Blog|Kommentare deaktiviert für Raspbian SSH Server fails after upgrade from Stretch to Buster (no SSH connection)

How to set unique object ids in embedded documents across a MongoDB collection

MongoDB’s updateMany can be used to update all documents which are matched. ProblemIf, however, you want to set unique new ObjectIDs in your update, you would find that MongoDB sets the same ObjectID for every entry:db.getCollection('mypis_collectedpis').updateMany({}, {$set:      {apps: {         "com.picockpit/core": {             meta: {                 version: "2.0",                 name: "PiCockpit Core",                 image: "",                 description: "PiCockpit.com core application"                 [...]

By | Juli 24th, 2020|MongoDB|Kommentare deaktiviert für How to set unique object ids in embedded documents across a MongoDB collection

switching from JSON to MsgPack in a backwards compatible manner with Paho MQTT (JavaScript)

picockpit.com makes heavy use of MQTT. For the upcoming version 2.0 I have decided to switch it to MsgPack.Why MsgPack?MsgPack (actually called MessagePack – packages tend to use MsgPack) is a binary format, aimed at compatibility with JSON, but decreasing file size (which is good for saving bandwidth & server resources).Another advantage: MessagePack allows you [...]

By | Juli 21st, 2020|JavaScript, MQTT|Kommentare deaktiviert für switching from JSON to MsgPack in a backwards compatible manner with Paho MQTT (JavaScript)

Stupid business mistakes #6 :: No clear call to action (button)

A friend forwarded me an email, asking me (and other undisclosed recipients) to sign a petition to continue German support for Nepal.I decided to support her and her cause, spending a minute of my time on this.But this minute turned into this blogpost. And it has a valuable lesson for all of us:if people actually [...]

By | Juli 3rd, 2020|Stupid business mistakes|Kommentare deaktiviert für Stupid business mistakes #6 :: No clear call to action (button)

envoy fix for serving big files from the backend / timeouts / aborted downloads

Customers were complaining about not being able to download big files from our websites (e.g. PiDoctor on PiCockpit.com). Initially I could not replicate the issue locally, the files seemed to be downloading fine.After further investigation I determined that the downloads were cutting out after a certain time – depending on your download speed, thus, for [...]

By | Juni 27th, 2020|Development|Kommentare deaktiviert für envoy fix for serving big files from the backend / timeouts / aborted downloads

Stupid business mistakes #5 :: Having call centers ask your customers about their satisfaction

I was just called by a call center agent, inquiring about my satisfaction with a service inquiry I had with a lost DHL package.They were polite, but effectively disinterested in what I had to say (indeed, I had an issue I wanted to communicate, see below).The call center agent tried to follow a script, and [...]

By | Juni 25th, 2020|Stupid business mistakes|Kommentare deaktiviert für Stupid business mistakes #5 :: Having call centers ask your customers about their satisfaction

Historische Texte

Als Teil der Überarbeitung der pi3g.com Webseite, in Vorbereitung auf den Launch der Google Coral.AI und AIY Produktreihe, habe ich unsere Webseite auf Englisch umgestellt.Hier als Referenz einige der Texte die wir früher hatten:Wir sind als Raspberry Pi Foundation approved reseller, sowie einer von zwei deutschen Pi Zero Distributoren Ihr starker Partner rund um die [...]

By | Juni 20th, 2020|Raspberry Pi Blog|Kommentare deaktiviert für Historische Texte

20888

20.888 is the total number of Raspberry Pi we (pi3g e.K.) sold last year (2019).Thank you to all our customers, resellers and partners.

By | Juni 19th, 2020|Raspberry Pi Blog|Kommentare deaktiviert für 20888