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2019-11-20


Published on in 💬 Micro

Codecademy was once a great source to learn new programming languages, but it seems in the last year, they started to push harder to increase revenue. After login you get presented a page to buy Pro access (and you need to find that small “Back” link), Pro banners everywhere and popular courses like the one to learn Python 3 are Pro-only anymore. Seems like I need to find another source to learn some Python basics for my seminar paper about Falcon.

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Mobile personal web server

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Aral Balkan is doing some cool things with his Small Technology Foundation. Recently he built a personal mobile web server using a Raspberry Pi Zero (+ an LTE modem) and his web server project Site.js. What really fascinates me, is that it just needs a 14500 Lithium-ion battery, but then it is able to operate from basically everywhere with an LTE connection. Imagine all the use cases.

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Series on jlelse.blog

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Like of: Adding Series Metadata to Posts

Like Jamie Tanna, I now added the series taxonomy (more on taxonomies in the Hugo documentation) to my blog. The first series is “Using Windows”. I plan to make more use of this feature in the future.

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Jan-Lukas Else