dammIT

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Mon 15 July 2019

webhaak all the things

Posted by Michiel Scholten in projects   

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If you're not using webhooks yet to automate things from automatically generating documentation, running tests, updating websites and web applications based on events, please go read up on them.

In the meanwhile, I've basically hooked up all my personal projects based on webhooks in GitHub and gitea, powered by my …

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Sun 14 July 2019

Emerging from work

Posted by Michiel Scholten in thoughts   

It's over half a year ago that I switched jobs, coming from a big media company and now leading a new, young team at basically a startup. It switched me on again, giving me an energy for work stuff I had not felt for a while somehow, and made me …

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Wed 13 February 2019

Git-based versioning

Posted by Michiel Scholten in howto   

So you have this (web) application and you are growing a bit tired of having to manually bump the version number it tells to its users. Also, you would like to see if you are using an up-to-date edition of said app.

Enter your Git repository. When you are running …

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Sun 13 January 2019

Online life enhancer, edition 1

Posted by Michiel Scholten in howto   

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Today I want to talk to you about the web and how it sometimes sucks. At least, the experience can suck a bit, especially when it is not open enough so you can set things to your own hands.

Take for example YouTube, where overlays can ruin the end of …

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Mon 10 December 2018

I remember writing

Posted by Michiel Scholten in thoughts   

I remember writing (yes, writing) short weblog updates in the train on my Sony Clie running PalmOS, using the fast glyphs of Graffiti, in 2004. I want to go back to that, realising that my weblog had turned into a collection of longer articles as of late, spaced quite far …

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