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Blog reactions

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My girlfriend gave me the idea the other day, when I complained that sometimes I don’t know what to blog about, that I could “react” to my old posts. Kind of like how web video producers react to videos.

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A solution for social media?

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Sometimes I find it quite interesting to read through articles that I wrote three or four years ago, back then still on the platform Medium. Some time ago I deleted them on Medium and published them on my blog in a “Medium Archive”.

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Maddy Mail Server

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It’s already been a while, but I once (successfully) ran my own mail server for some time. I did this using the open source Mailcow project, which does all the configuration work for you and wraps everything nicely in Docker containers. There are also a few posts about it here on the blog.

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Drafts!

Published on in 💬 Micro

My blog software now allows me to create, edit and publish drafts. Now I don’t need to use Nextcloud Notes for posts I don’t want to publish immediately. 😀

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From this whole messenger discussion, I get the impression that it’s harder for some people to install a second messenger than it is to do a tax declaration in Germany.

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Email is the messenger you should migrate to

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Today I have heard again a discussion about WhatsApp, Telegram, Signal and Threema and there was the question to which messenger one would switch from WhatsApp.

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Generics in Go

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As someone who properly learned to program using Java and still works with Java almost every day, I am used to generics. Flexible parameters whose constraints do not yet have to be set during definition. The fact that there are no generics in Go took some getting used to.

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Simple.css and classless CSS frameworks

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Kev Quirk recently released his new project Simple.css, a CSS stylesheet that focuses on vanilla HTML without classes.

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"Start a blog"

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James Van Dyne reminds to start a blog:

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Published on in 💬 Micro

For the first time in a long time it is snowing and the snow is lying there! 😍☃️

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