jcgruenhage's Blog

Matrix X-Signing

3 minute read Published: 2020-05-25
Matrix X-Signing Keys With the recent release of riot-web 1.6.0, matrix's new cross signing was released to the public. While it makes usage a lot easier, those users who want to understand what's happening underneath will likely feel overwhelmed by all t…

Cyclists and parking cars

2 minute read Published: 2020-04-29
So, I guess we can all agree that bikes > cars when the thing you're trying to achieve is reasonable to do with a bike. One of the things where bikes just don't do it, is transporting large things over long distances, getting a new storage rack is an e…

Welcome back to my blog!

1 minute read Published: 2020-03-13
What's this? After a short period of semi-active blogging back in 2016 and a long hiatus since then, I've brought back my blog! This doesn't mean that there'll be posts here regularily, but I might write stuff again every now and then. Switching the engin…

First pre-release of the Play Music Exporter on GitHub

1 minute read Published: 2016-12-30
I just published a prerelease of my work on the PlayMusicExporter on GitHub, feel free to grab the apk here. My changes: I completely rewrote the settings UI, because the old one was using deprecated classes and methods, and some of the settings weren't…

I'm forking the Play Music Exporter

1 minute read Published: 2016-11-29
Current state of Play Music Exporter The PME is a nifty little tool to export MP3s from Play Music. I have used it a fair bit, and when I saw that the preview of the new version was open source, I thought hey, I might contribute something sometime. But…