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Depending on the time of the day a friend, a colleague, a wise guy. The beauty of the world is its sense of humor to show humans their way by letting them search their own.


  1. Publish your work while keeping a private fork

    I have many software projects I work on a daily basis. And a lot of them would be nice to see published as Open Source or Free Software.…


  2. Password safes - LastPass vs. Bitwarden vs. Keepass vs. Pass

    Password safes are maybe one of the most important tools these days when it comes to security in our online life. I use them every day, multiple times and already wrote about it here. You can go for my KeePass article or the LastPass article of my co-author Alex.…


  3. Why IRC is not dead

    Today we have various “replacements” for IRC that solve a lot of IRC’s problems. There are closed source solutions like Slack and Hipchat, as well as open-source solutions like Let’s chat, Rocket.Chat, and Mattermost, that call themselves a replacement for IRC.…


  4. TravisCI - Build a CI pipeline for Docker images

    The last few days I spend by creating Docker images and improve their automated testing. I was using Jenkins as a self-hosted solution a few month ago but as it is written in Java and has an ugly UI,1 I wasn’t really in love with it. Is now resolved by Blue Ocean UI ↩…


  5. Helpful shell snippets for Docker, Testing and Bootstrapping

    Today, I won’t provide a real article but some helpful shell snippets to working with bootstrap scripts, docker images or other minimal setups.…


  6. Docker - Minimize your containers with alpine linux

    Today I have something delicious for you. Docker is a really useful application virtualization platform. As I can’t explain the whole stack I leave this to the docs and expect you to know the Docker basics.…


  7. Make better software with Docker

    Under the premise “containerize all the things” I’m working a lot with Docker building more and more container images. A few days ago I had a conversation about the need for Docker. Well, actually it was more about why Docker doesn’t make anything better.…