Blog

Welcome to my blog articles! This is a collection of articles I maintain to share knowledge, and sometimes opinions.

This blog also serves as my Blogumentation: I try and maintain all articles that I write so they are (almost) always up to date. Whenever I learn a new trick about program or technology X I'll update the article I wrote about that instead of writing a new article.

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Announcing trackr.sh

A couple of days ago I opened trackr.sh to the public. It's a bookmarking service I have been working on for a couple of weeks, so a very new and fun project for me to work on. It has a clean and simple design and respects user privacy. The …

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Why you should pay for online services and platforms

A couple of days ago I openen trackr.sh to the public. You can read all about it in my announcement post. In this post I'd like to write down some thoughts on why I believe you should pay for online services and platforms.

A couple of people asked me …

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CodeBuild with the Amazon Linux 2 environment

If you're using AWS CodeBuild to build your software, there's a gotcha if you're using the new Amazon Linux 2 environment. If you use your old buildspec.yml you will run into an error

Phase context status code: YAML_FILE_ERROR Message: This build image requires selecting at least one runtime version …

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RHCSA update 2019-08-21

RHCSA study schedule update for 2019-08-21: Manage users and groups

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Configure local storage

Study notes on the RHCSA exam: 'Configure local storage' objective, disks, partitions and LVM

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Guidelines for Spartan Webdesign

This post sets forth a set of guidelines for Spartan Webdesign.

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RHCSA Update 2019-08-20

RHCSA study schedule update for 2019-08-20: Configure local storage

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I will become an RHCA

I'm working to become certified as a Redhat Certified Architect.

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Microblog

I'm starting to look more and more into indieweb ever since I redesigned my website to be more spartan.

This post will detail some of my experiments regarding Microblogging. Have a read at the following article by Manton reece which gives a definition of a microblog post.

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tmux quickstart

tmux is a so called terminal multiplexer. tmux allows you to run multiple terminals (and thus terminal programs) and perform some very advanced window management.

The architecture behind tmux is a tmux client that connects to a tmux server. You interact with the tmux client while the server runs your …

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A new minimalistic website

I've been reworking my website to a new, much more minimalistic look and feel.

To me it was very important to have a website that was quick loading, readable and respected the privacy of visitors. For that reason I've been working on creating a new static website using Pelican, a …

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How to format dates

It's been a pet peeve of mine for quite some time: formatting dates. Sometimes I really hate other people for the way they format dates. If you're a programmer or computer poweruser you will get what I mean even more.

There are probably thousands of ways to format dates, but …

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Microblog for august 2019

These are my microblogs for august 2019.

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Why Multi Cloud is a waste of your time and resources

There has been a lot of talk about Multi Cloud in the past years. The recent launch of Google Anthos has only increased chatter on the topic.

In this article I want to share my views on Multi Cloud and why I think it's a waste of your time and …

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Wat is Continuous Delivery?

In dit artikel geef ik je een antwoord op de vraag, wat is Continuous Delivery? We zullen zien hoe Continuous Delivery - afgekort als CD - je organisatie in staat stelt om op een betere manier Agile te werken.

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Komodo 9.3 vs Pycharm 5

This article was orginally published on python-programming.com The content is unchanged but I have updated formatting so the article is equally readable as before.

Programmers love their tools and they love to talk about them. Plenty of questions in the Python community are similar to "What IDE should I …

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Improving your code readability with namedtuples

This article was orginally published on python-programming.com The content is unchanged but I have updated formatting so the article is equally readable as before.

If you've programmed in Python for some time you've no doubt used to tuples to move around data in your code. Tuples are a very …

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