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Wed 13 February 2019

Git-based versioning

Posted by Michiel Scholten in howto   

So you have this (web) application and you are growing a bit tired of having to manually bump the version number it tells to its users. Also, you would like to see if you are using an up-to-date edition of said app.

Enter your Git repository. When you are running …


Sun 13 January 2019

Online life enhancer, edition 1

Posted by Michiel Scholten in howto   

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Today I want to talk to you about the web and how it sometimes sucks. At least, the experience can suck a bit, especially when it is not open enough so you can set things to your own hands.

Take for example YouTube, where overlays can ruin the end of …


Sat 01 March 2014

Making vim even more cool

Posted by Michiel Scholten in howto   

vim, the final editor. Well, for some people at least. People like me, we like to type their files, code and more inside of dark-coloured windows, mainly terminals and do not really care if those files are local on their laptop, on the server at their feet or on some …