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Hospital surfing

09/01/2020

After a hospital stay in spring of two weeks, I spent another 2 and a half weeks there since mid July. Should have been a standard procedure. Turned out not to be.


Hunting for a headless E-Commerce platform

06/20/2020

Coming from mostly unwieldy PHP based E-Commerce stacks that are 10 feet tall, headless sounds great. For simple stuff, anways. An on-going story.

Note to self
Development

Website frontpage firstload sizes in practice

05/19/2020

Are single page apps really just fat pigs? I don't think so.

Frontend

Shifting perspective

05/06/2020

I've spent 2 weeks in a hospital in early March due to rapidly declining red blood cell count, caused by my immune system overreacting. I thought it was a flu, but …


How I ended up with Dokku and how to deploy Docker images with a GitLab pipeline

04/22/2020

Sharing my .gitlab-pipeline.yml, why I ended up with Dokku and a tiny bit of lessons learned. It has been a while and mistakes have been made.

DevOps

First 3D printing experiments

04/20/2020

I finally got around to print a couple of objects on the Anycubic Photon S in the past couple of months. 3D printing is quite the fun, primarily because there's a lot to figure out.

Tools

Genox is on Spotify

04/18/2020

Some of my old tracks finally made the jump to Spotify and it makes me feel 10 years younger ;-)

Sonic Waves

Commento: a simple way to include comments

04/17/2020

I wanted to bring back comments for my blog articles for a while now but I only recently stumbled over Commento: a privacy focused, nicely dockerizable, beautyfully minimal commenting system. Allow me to share my config.

Tools
Backend

Leaving Adobe software behind

04/07/2020

I dumped my Adobe® Creative Cloud subscription and I found a few alternatives that cover my needs quite well. And they would cover yours probably too. For the most part, anyways

Design
Tools

Roll your own GitLab CI runners

10/29/2019

How to setup and run GitLab CI runner jobs on your local system or a Docker server near you. Also helps for those rare occasions when GitLab's worker pool is on holidays.

DevOps

TSlint, Prettier, autosave, autofix: A drama in VSCode

09/18/2019

The rather frustrating journey on getting TSLint, Prettier, autosave and autofix to work in VSCode - and play nice together (luckily this is deprecated as of January 2020 because TSLint is dead and ESLint just works!).

Rants
Development

Tipping points

02/22/2019

Thoughts on climate change, decidedly non-optimistic. But I'm willing to be surprised. An old man yelling at the clouds.

Rants

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