Migrating from Disqus to Isso

First of all: Thank you Disqus. I used it for a few years. And it worked well. But it was time to look for a self-hosted commenting server. And this...

Using named scratchpads with xmonad

This will be a quick one. I always loved how i3 has the scratchpad feature and wanted to use this also with my xmonad setup. It didn’t took me too...

How to set up your own matrix.org homeserver with federation!

First of all let’s get one thing out of the way. If you think this will be a blog post about Keanu Reeves starring in his A-role you are wrong....

FOSDEM 2020 - my main takeaways

And here we go again. The second year in a row I find myself on a train directed to Bruxelles, Belgium. I will join the mass of hackers an professionals...

How to manage IRC notifications in 2019

What? IRC? There are still people using it? Yes, there are. In a world where Slack, Mattermost and Matrix are words being said out loud by non-techie people, there are...

loadbalancing containers with docker-compose

docker-compose I’m late, I know, very very late. I just didn’t find the time to look at docker-compose for real. I really was busy. docker-compose is the replacement for the...

new design

big surprise - new design! I was already going through the interwebs for a few weeks, until I found some promising themes I wanted to try out on jekyllthemes.org. After...

tutum ftw

I’m using tutum.co now Visit it now if you don’t know about this yet: tutum.co docker.io The whole Docker thing caught my eye very fast. I started messing around with...

mean is not mean

MEAN - LAMP for hipsters Not quite. What means MEAN anyway? Everyone should know what LAMP means if you were not born yesterday. Linux Apache MySQL (MariaD) PHP MEAN is...

disqus and more

finally an update! I managed to find some time to actually set up disqus on this blog. It wasn’t very difficult, just create a new account and pick the javascript...

trying out kramdown

kramdown seems awesome! I heard and used kramdown already a long time ago. But I didn’t know they had such a good documentation on their website. It is only after...

automatic git deploy

this blog update was deployed automatically Believe me, it was. first things first I put my whole jekyll project on my github page. Afterwards I installed ruby and the jekyll...

my try hard blogging experience

welcome This is me trying really hard to blog about something. I know the fact, that trying really hard to accomplish something, might not be the best idea. But well,...