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Jan 06, 2020

New FOSS cli tools and services discovered in 2019

There are many essential cli tools for the everyday use. And from time to time even better, newer tools arrive :) Reasons may be a nicer …

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Dec 16, 2019

Extract and recover inaccessible application files from iOS devices

By default iOS applications store their files sandboxed to maximize security. But sometimes you need to backup application files directly. …

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May 17, 2018

Debugging i18n translation in SilverStripe

The scaffold form generator does a very good job bringing you the models to forms for editing. When using translations, sometimes debugging …

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Sep 08, 2017

Sending SMTP Mails with SilverStripe 4

Since SilverStripe 4 uses Swift Mailer for sending emails, you can easily activate SMTP support for it. You just need to setup a project's …

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Apr 17, 2017

Two Piano improvisations

Recorded on December 21st in 2016 a-minor c-minor

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Mar 05, 2016

Minimal Cookie disclosure implementation in SilverStripe

We implement two Controller methods in Page_Controller and explicitly allow the action confirmCookieUsage : <?php // Page Controller …

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Feb 01, 2016

Using CoffeeScript to build small UNIX-friendly tools

During the last weeks I've started intensively working with NodeJS on collecting and processing api data. In most cases api data is …

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Dec 24, 2015

Piano song: Bei Gezeiten

This time recorded on a real piano - so there will be some extra noise.

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