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Sat 03 February 2018

Limited braincycles

Posted by Michiel Scholten in thoughts   

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Do you know that feeling that halfway through the day you start to be less 'fresh'? Myself, I have the experience of getting a bit slower over the course of the day: in the morning, I can fix the problem I was struggling with the last afternoon in a few …

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Fri 26 September 2014

Work mail on (private) phone: a good thing?

Posted by Michiel Scholten in thoughts   

Work mail, every working person has it. I have it. Thankfully not lots and lots of messages per day, but it's still a part of my everyday routine. We each got a company-provided laptop with email (and Lync - the old Microsoft Communicator - for phone and instant messaging), which I installed …

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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 …

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Wed 02 January 2013

Goodbye 2012, hello 2013

Posted by Michiel Scholten in family   

What a year 2012 was. It was the year both me and my wife turned 30; a thing that's both just a number and a sign of us maturing and entering a next phase in our lives. It was the year in which we drove thousands of kilometers in our …

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Fri 17 June 2011

When Wordpress 404's aren't

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Today I helped a colleague troubleshooting a form in one of our Wordpress websites that returned a "404 Page not found"-error when it was submitted to itself. Of course, this was rather puzzling as the address was exactly the same as the page where you just filled the form …

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