Vahn Gomes

Fullstack Developer and Aviation Enthusiast

Keeping Your Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) ForeverFree Tier Instances Active

Hello, everyone! If you’ve been using Oracle Cloud Infrastructure’s ForeverFree tier, you’d know about Oracle’s policy which might delete instances if they’re perceived as idle for too long. A few months ago, I stumbled upon the OCIScripts repository by Drag-NDrop, designed to help users maintain their OCI instances’ activity. Inspired by this, I set out

Unveiling the DynamoDB Table Migration Tool: A Leap Forward in Local Development

As a software developer, it is not uncommon to encounter repetitive tasks that often shift focus away from the essence of our work – innovating and improving our applications. One such hurdle that I believe many of us face is the manual process of creating DynamoDB tables during local development. Understanding the full breadth of

Troubleshooting FSX Crashes After Changing Views: The UIAutomationCore.dll Fix

Introduction Flight Simulator X (FSX) has long been a favorite among aviation enthusiasts, offering a realistic flying experience. However, like any software, it’s not without its quirks and issues. One such issue is the crashing that can occur after changing views via the mouse too many times. Fortunately, there’s a relatively simple fix that involves

From Redbeard’s ATIS Generator to vATC Suite

The open-source virtual air traffic control project known as “Redbeard’s ATIS Generator” has been rebranded as “vATC Suite.” This change reflects the project’s growth beyond just generating ATIS broadcasts. Now it provides a wider range of air traffic controller tools. “Redbeard’s ATIS Generator” was a simple tool focused on creating text and voice ATIS for

An Oversight: Misconfiguring Woodpecker with SQLite

In this blog post, I recount my experience with a critical misconfiguration in Woodpecker, where I mistakenly used SQLite instead of MySQL within a Docker container. This unintentional error led to data loss during routine updates. Join me as I reflect on the challenges faced, the lessons learned, and the importance of careful database configuration in software development.

Redbeard’s ATIS Generator

Welcome to Vahn Gomes’ blog, today I’ll be showing off an open-source project I have been working on called Redbeard’s ATIS Generator which is a simple-to-use tool for non-VATSIM/IVAO/PilotEdge controllers to generate an ATIS in text and spoken formats. What is ATIS? Before we dive into the details of Redbeard’s ATIS Generator, let’s quickly understand

Basic Python Snake Game using PyGame

Hello everyone! I just finished creating a basic snake game using PyGame in Python, and I wanted to share it with the community. This game features a simple gameplay loop, where the player controls the snake to move around the screen and collect apples to grow in length. The game ends when the snake collides

📢 Introducing Vahn Gomes: Fullstack Developer and Aviation Enthusiast 🚀

Meet Vahn Gomes, a highly self-motivated and technically proficient full-stack web developer and aviation enthusiast. With a passion for creating exceptional web experiences and a love for aviation, Vahn brings a unique blend of technical expertise and creative flair to his work. Proficient in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Laravel, Docker, and Vue 3, Vahn possesses the

Installing CapRover for Easy App Deployment

When it comes to deploying applications, many developers rely on third-party hosting providers. However, with CapRover, an open-source platform, developers can easily deploy and manage their applications on their own servers. In this article, we’ll guide you through the steps of setting up CapRover on your server and deploying applications on it. Before we begin,