Jan-Lukas Else

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My websites have finally favicons again. And I can update them using a simple web interface. 😄

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I reworked the current ActivityPub implementation of GoBlog, fixed ActivityPub replies to posts and also added support for reply updates and deletions. Under the hood it’s using the comment system. 🥳 Using the go-ap/activitypub library, working with ActivityPub is much easier (but still more complicated than I wish it would be).

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Today was already the 4th day that I worked using a mobile hotspot with a speed limit of 10 mbps down and upload. This is definitely doable. I’m glad I didn’t have to transfer any larger files. Faster internet is coming in two days. But I chose wisely when I signed my mobile contract last year without a data cap.

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Although there are definitely reasons to hate Windows, there are also reasons to like Windows 11: Linux GUI apps, Android apps, winget package manager and improved window tiling. It would be even better, when one wouldn’t need to toogle all the privacy and telemety settings first…

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One simple thing to noticeably reduce the router’s power consumption: turn off 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi. Meanwhile, almost every device supports 5 GHz.

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After three days of AWS Developer training, I am fascinated about all the AWS products and features. But I also think that AWS has a huge lock-in power. Once you moved everything to the Amazon cloud, it will probably be very hard to get out of it again. And then prices will increase and you have a problem. 🙃

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SourceHut is banning cryptocurrency projects

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SourceHut, a source code hosting service, is banning cryptocurrency- and blockchain-projects:

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Because I used Prometheus and Grafana at work, I also tried them at home and I must say, monitoring isn’t as boring as I always thought. Next up Kubernetes? 😅

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98.css (again)

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I already shared “98.css” on my blog in 2020. It’s a CSS framework that styles semantic HTML to look like Windows 98.

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Maybe it wasn’t the best decision to name my blog software “GoBlog”, because it has a negative meaning in Indonesian. But whatever, I won’t rename it now… I even bought a domain with the name.

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