Choosing the right language for your blog is not always as easy as it seems. Especially if you’re fluent in more than just english, maybe the decision is not so clear.
Git is an omnipresent and very useful tool. In fact even this website is deployed using git. But sometimes, you just forget to commit, and after more and more lines of code you can’t put it all into one commit. The interactive staging tool is a great help in this case, and will improve your workflow tremendously.
Windows 7 has been a very important operating system to me. Even though I’m now a convinced linux user, it still had a big impact on me. Now, the support is nearing its end - and that’s a great opportunity.
Jekyll is an awesome static-site generator. It is also installed on GitHub Pages by default. However, you have to get into it - and this are the stages when using it.
If you visit my homepage frequently, you might have noticed a change in design, speed and other aspects. The reason is that I switched over to GitHub pages, and here’s why.
In our current environment, sustainability becomes more and more important. Biofuels offer a climate-friendly option in an energy-hungry society. But are they really a possible future, or do the negatives outweigh their benefits?
Our environment has become increasingly important in the way we act and think. With climate change as an immediate danger, we have to change the way we produce things, as can be seen in renewable energies and the like. However, this isn’t enough. In a time where emissions exceed the required maximum by far, we have to take matters in our own hands and need to start with CO2 compensation.
We live in a time where ecological thinking has become more and more important. Since global warming and CO2 are a growing danger, we need to be more aware of our environment. But how can one effectively live more “green” and leave a positive impact on the world? The ecological footprint plays a great role there.
Ubuntu is an awesome distribution and one of its goals is to be as user-friendly as possible. While a fresh installation is ready to use, you can still tweak it to fit your needs. The following 10 tools might be a useful addition to your computer.
Software, developed by companies or by volunteers - can be of two sorts. It either is free (as in freedom) or proprietary. In most cases, companies choose the latter - because they can make much more profit off the product. Famous for that are for example the Adobe software, Google Chrome, Windows and many, many more. Free software, on the other hand, allows its users to view and edit the source code freely - examples are Emacs, the Linux kernel and other programs.
With the newly released 18.04 update of Ubuntu, there is a reason to completely reinstall your computer or play with some settings. It also the perfect opportunity to change your desktop environment - and here is why you should check out Xfce.
If you have never heard of it, Extreme Programming (or XP) is a programming methodology to improve software quality and maintainability. In this article, I will share my view on it, what I do and what I dislike and how you should use it. You can read more about it in this Wikipedia article.
In case you’ve missed it, today (26.04.2018) is the launch day of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. This is great news, for one because it’s always exciting to explore something new which will be around for the next five years, but more importantly, because it has a lot of improvements and fixes I really enjoy.