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2021-12


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My 2021 in Review

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The year has almost reached its 100% progress, so it’s time again to take a look back and see what happened especially for me personally so 2021. I have written a monthly review every month (already the second year in a row), so here are the highlights of the past 12 months:

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More than 8 hours until midnight and some people are already lighting firecrackers. And this although there is an extra ban on the sale of firecrackers and fireworks because of Corona. 🤦‍♂️

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About Telegram’s new translation feature

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Telegram is developing updates and new features like crazy, they just released the 12th major update this year. One of the new features is the translation of chat messages from a foreign language to your own.

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“Consider SQLite”

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I am convinced of SQLite. For many use cases where other databases like MySQL, MariaDB or PostgreSQL are often used, SQLite would suffice, given the right design and architecture.

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I just watched “Don’t Look Up” and somehow I think it’s not unlikely that the earth will really end up like in the movie… Not by a comet, but, well, by the climate crisis. Look up!

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My December ‘21 in Review

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Today is not yet the last day of December, but since I still plan to write a yearly review, the monthly review comes rather two days earlier. So December…

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Ntfy.sh

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I subscribe to the Hacker News front page via RSS. There is a lot of stuff there that I just mark as read without taking a closer look. But sometimes something catches my eye and I take a closer look. Today “Show HN: A tool to send push notifications to your phone, written in Go” is one of them.

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web0?

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With all the hype (or bullshit) about “web3”, it’s good to see a counter movement as well. Whether this site is really “web0” or just pre-“Web 2++” (my term for websites overloaded with frameworks, JavaScript and CSS) remains to be debated…

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Not enough tests

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GoBlog’s test coverage is increasing (currently about 41%), but I keep being reminded there is nothing like enough or even too many tests. I still find some stupid bugs that aren’t covered by automatic tests.

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Merry Christmas! 🎄🎅

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