Category: Coding

Owning my Garmin data

Over the last month, I took some time to build a tiny WordPress plugin that fetches data from my garmin connect platform and displays it on my website. Currently the workflow only pulls activity data from the platform – which was my focus for this month. With modifications to the python script, I think this can be extended further to fetch any type of data from the platform.

May 7, 2021 14:31

Earlier this week, I came across this nifty python tool that lets you backup all your garmin data from the Garmin-Connect platform. I wrote a crude WordPress plugin to parse the json files over and display the data on my website here. The tool is kind of unstable because it essentially ‘mimics’ a regular Garmin-connect…

Moving files from all subdirectories without the tree structure

Appa, who’s very active on Facebook, recently wanted an easy way to sift through his old videos and photos that were up on his account. I decided to take a dump of his data from the network using the download your information section. I initiated the process with just a few clicks and after a…

Network auto-latch

I realised the raspberry pi that hosts my nextcloud setup wasn’t quite latching back on to the network if the router was turned off or if the internet was sketchy. Was a pain to hard boot the device manually to reset it. Decided to write a short script to reset the network connection when it…

Independence

As planned a few days back, I rewrote some back-end code to minimize the dependency on the workflow app and better integrate with direct desktop publishing. But for a  few isolated kinks, this should be set. This should now give me more flexibility to post from indie publishing platforms and set the stage for other enhancements.