Use Vagrant With Git

Vagrant is a tool for managing virtual machines. By combining vagrant with git (and shared git repositories like github or bitbucket) it is possible to share machine configurations. This post explores how using vagrant with git works and some possible challenges with collaborating with vagrant machines. Sharing Virtual Machines Sharing virtual machine images can be… Read More »

Create a Video From Images With ffmpeg

Turning a sequence of images into a video can be useful for creating stop-frame movies, scientific animations, and simple slide shows. This post shows you how you can use the free command line tool ffmpeg to create a video from images. ffmpeg is a powerful, versatile command line tool which is widely used for other… Read More »

Vagrant Ansible Provision

Vagrant is able to provision its virtual machines in a number of ways, including using the ‘ansible‘ automation tool. This post looks at vagrant ansible provision and a simple example of how it could be used. As well as being a good tool for provisioning vagrant machines, using vagrant is also a good way to… Read More »

Images From OOMMF Outputs

Once you have installed OOMMF, and ran some simulations, you will at some point probably want to produce some images of your simulation outputs. It’s not obvious how to do this, so this post explains how you can make images from oommf outputs using the command line tool ‘avf2ppm’ that comes with OOMMF. OOMMF Vector… Read More »