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Use IBM Cloud Hyper Protect Crypto Services to Encrypt VMware Disks
IBM Developer
What it says on the tin: a tutorial on how to use IBM Cloud Hyper Protect Crypto Services to Encrypt VMware Disks
Create a Secure Server-Side Application Where All Data Is Encrypted in Flight, at Rest, and in Use
IBM Developer
I helped create this server-side application, written in Swift. It acts as the backend for the mobile application and interfaces to an instance of IBM Cloud Hyper Protect DBaaS service on the backend.
Create a Secure Mobile Application Where All Data Is Encrypted in Flight, at Rest, and in Use
IBM Developer
I helped with the creation of this code pattern: an iOS app that integrates with a secure mobile backend as a service (MBaaS).
Ensuring Your Customers’ Data Privacy With Applications Secured on IBM Z
IBM Developer
I was invited to present a tech talk on IBM Cloud Hyper Protect Services.
Podcast on CICS: Terminal Talk
Terminal Talk
I was interviewed for Terminal Talk with Mark Cocker, talking about CICS.
Integrating Systems of Record Applications With IBM Blockchain
IBM Developer
I was invited to present on a demo I helped create, linking Blockchain to an existing system of record application.
IBM CICS Asynchronous API: Concurrent Processing Made Simple
IBM Redbooks
I co-authored an IBM Redbook on the CICS Asynchronous API.
Scripting with z/OS Provisioning Toolkit: Removing Old Containers
IBM Developer
I wrote a script to be able to remove all z/OS PT containers in the system older than x days. This can then be scheduled to run every night, to ensure developers don’t leave their CICS regions (or any other container contents) sat around unnecessarily.
IBM CICS Asynchronous API Allows for More Natural Program Creation
IBM Systems Magazine
A magazine article on the new CICS Asynchronous API that I helped design and develop.
Using Microservices on z Systems With CICS Improves Flexibility and Reliability
IBM Systems Magazine
I wrote an article describing ideas for employing microservice architectural patterns on IBM Z.
IBM Systems Master Inventors Driving Innovation for 2017
IBM IT Infrastructure Blog
I was featured in an article with other new IBM Master Inventors.
Podcast: CICS TS V5.4 open beta – CICS microservices
IBM Developer
I was interviewed on the Did you Say Mainframe? podcast.
How to use the CICS Asynchronous API Commands
IBM Developer
I wrote an article on the CICS Asynchronous API, demonstrating the passing of information from a parent to a child program.
IBM CICS Team Finds Success by Hiring Young People Eager to Solve Problems
IBM Systems Magazine
I was featured in an article on what the IBM CICS team is doing to hire and train younger folks on mainfarme systems. Check it out!
Discovering CICS Web Services with IBM API Management
IBM Developer
This article describes how to set up and run a service discovery application, which can be used to advertise CICS web services (composed of WSDL and WSBind file pairs) to IBM API Management.
IBM WebSphere Appliance Management Center for WebSphere Appliances
IBM Redbooks
I co-authored an IBM Redbook on WebSphere Appliance Management Center.
Quick Man Page Lookup
chrispoole.com
A shell function to quickly look up options in man pages.
Send reddit Saved Links to Pinboard
chrispoole.com
A simple script that transfers saved links on reddit to your Pinboard account.

Older Articles

Notes on My Backup Strategy: The Voldemort Approach
A short article about my backup ideas and workflow.
Simple Python Completion Source for Auto-Complete
Dynamically complete symbols in Python buffers in Emacs.
Horcrux: A Wrapper for Duplicity
Backup to different devices with common settings easily and quickly.
How to Backup Your Pinboard Bookmarks
A simple shell script to copy your Pinboard bookmarks to your local machine for backup.
How to Backup Your Instapaper Links
A simple shell script to copy your Instapaper links to your local machine for backup.
Wordpress Breadcrumbs
‘Breadcrumbs’ menu, written in PhP. Works out of the box with Wordpress.
CSS Hacks
Old CSS hacks, kept here for prosperity.
DOM Image Rollover
Simple image rollover script, with no JavaScript knowledge required.
Introduction to CSS
An introduction to CSS.