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Trying microblog.pub

Published on in 💭 Thoughts

I started my fediverse journey with Mastodon, the most popular fediverse / ActivityPub software out there. First I joined a public instance, then I temporarily hosted my own instance, forgot about the fediverse, joined again on a public instance some months later and eventually settled with my own Pleroma instance, which is now running for almost a year.


Unable to Take the Step

Published on in Medium Archive

I’m unable to take the step. Because of fear and uncertainty. Fear of making mistakes. Fear of embarrassing me. Fear of destroying the existing. Uncertainty of reactions.


How To Check For Updates On Gradle Dependencies

Published on in 👨‍💻 Dev
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As Android developer, you know the problem: You didn’t work on your project for a longer time and when you start working on it again you first need to update dozens of dependencies and it’s really annoying to browse hundreds of GitHub repositories to search for the latest versions.


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