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I didn’t expect to see snow again this spring.

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Signal now also wants to offer payments

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Sorry for so many Signal related posts, but I wanted to provide an update regarding my last post. Signal’s server code got updated.

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Signal's server code isn't Open Source anymore

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On the subject of Signal, they seem to have changed their mission regarding open source. The server code hasn’t been updated for almost a year and they don’t respond to requests regarding this. See this issue on GitHub.

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Mark Zuckerberg uses Signal

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There’s a new Facebook leak. And this time there’s an interesting news.

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Find broken links with GoBlog

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Even though it is often said that the Internet does not forget, it does forget some things. When people shut down their websites, delete sites or even sell their domains.

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From Java 8 to 16

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At work we are still using Java 8 for a project, but an upgrade will be needed in the future. To see what has changed, there is a list created by Dávid Csákvári that lists all the new features of the language and JVM that happened between Java 8 and Java 16. And that are indeed quite a lot.

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My March '21 in Review

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Now March is over as well, so it’s time to take a look at what was going on in March for me.

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It seems that Deutsche Bahn has finally improved their on-board WiFi. 👍 It’s actually usable, even for programming over SSH with Visual Studio Code. Sometimes the connection is a bit slow, but we are also going through tunnels.

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Refactoring your personal software projects

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Colin Walker is trying to refactor his blogging software to make it available to others. Regarding whether anyone else will end up using it, he writes:

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Hereby I can finally announce that my bachelor colloquium was successful and I have now successfully completed my degree. I am now a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. 🤓🎓

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