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πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’» Dev: XXXX-09

Welcome to the Dev section of my blog with development related articles.


A better Postman alternative: Hoppscotch

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I used to use Postman for both personal and work projects. It was great for making HTTP requests without having to create curl commands. But now, Postman requires a login, which I hate. I don’t understand why a login is needed for such a simple tool.

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A script for Go dependency updates

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I regularly update the dependencies of my blog software, a Go based project. Dependency updates are important because they can contain security fixes or fixes for bugs.

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My new coding workflow: VS Code + Remote-SSH extension

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I recently rediscovered the ability of Visual Studio Code to develop on remote machines. Just connect to a server via SSH and develop there.

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Fix Fedora Silverblue after β€œrpm-ostree ex livefs” failed

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This is just a quick post, I mainly write for myself, in case it should happen to me again. I temporarily broke my Fedora Silverblue installation for the second time by running the command:

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Publish multi-module Android libraries on JitPack

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If you’re an Android developer and learned to love the benefits of open source, you may want to publish you’re own libraries sometime. A common used services for building and providing Android libraries is JitPack. It’s a user friendly alternative to jCenter, which takes a lot of pain from the process of publishing a library. It’s as simple as adding a few lines of code to your project.

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