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A lightweight dev system (Debian + LAMP)

January 3, 2019

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to make my web development work a bit smoother, I want to begin using separate virtual machines for my various projects. Each VM is going to be reserved for a specific project and should contain the complete development environment including a LAMP stack. However, I still want to keep these machines free of unnecessary "stuff". For this reason, I want to setup a baseline Debian system with UI and a LAMP stack, which can then be customized as needed.

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Virtualization using KVM on Debian Stretch 9.5

September 8, 2018
KVM on Debian

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a short while ago, I purchased a neat little micro ITX board and Pentium G4400 processor on Ebay. Put it in a roomy case, add some hard drives and there you go: a nice and efficient home server. What mischief could we do with that? Let's virtualize!

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On 3rd Party Libraries

June 17, 2018

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One of those things, oftentimes preached in the coding community is code reuse. Ideally a problem should be solved exactly once. Everybody who has the same problem, should use this one implementation and contribute to it if changes are necessary.1

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LINQ: .NET Collection Classes

June 10, 2018

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Various collectionsLINQ is one of the most compelling features of C#. Whenever we are dealing with data in lists (which is to say, almost all the time), we require methods to retrieve and manipulate this data. LINQ provides a) an easy and consistent way of working with lists, and b) a functional approach to list manipulation.

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Microsoft buys GitHub

June 6, 2018

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GitHub Octocat

There have been rumors in the net, now it is finally confirmed: Microsoft has bought GitHub1 - and the community is in panic. Many open source projects fear that Microsoft will use its influence to harm them and push their own agenda. Let's take a look at the pros and cons of the "GitHub sellout" and the involved parties goals.

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