Jack Pearce

Jack Pearce

Hi, I'm Jack, working as a Solutions Architect

Automating Docker image updates in a Home Lab

In this post I explain how to introduce Renovate into your docker-compose setup, this allows us to pin docker image versions in our docker-compose but also declare them as dependencies that Renovate will raise pull requests for when a new image is published.

Home Assistant - Nest Thermostat

Update: Home Assistant now has a native integration for Nest On 16th May 2019 Nest (Google) announced they will retire the Works with Nest program at the end of August. They’ve since

Automating Alexa Guard

Update: I am now using the alexa_media_player integration. Amazon released a new feature for it’s Echo devices called “Alexa Guard” To get Alexa Guard working in the UK I had