This is my blog!

The main reason to maintain this blog is really truely a very selfish reason -- I want to remember stuff I learned, and I do so much better if I put in the effort to write it down. Stuff I won't remember anyway will be available to my future self to read an remember again.

If doing so publicly helps other people than my future self -- even better :-)

Introduction

After starting my web presence almost a year ago with Grav, I haven't really given it too much love... I stopped by today, wanting to do some work on blogposts -- realizing that I have a good chance of implementing a really good workflow here...

Gitlab Community Edition Server

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What do we want?

I was in a need for a Raspberry Pi (RPi) acting as an access controller for one of our sawing machine in our private club workshop. As we do not have any network in our workshop, but wanted to easily be able to connect with the RPi anyways, I figured it would be nice to set the RP...

The Issue

I have an older GPS device I use for biking on an unregular basis, mostly when I plan longer bike trips in areas where I have not been before. It is a Bryton Rider 50.

I like to do my planning on the Komoot platform (komoot.com), which allows me to export my planned trips to a gpx fo...

Introduction

Saving data locally in the digital world means writing data to a file on the devices systems. Files are stored in folders on said systems. But we don't have a folder structure on iOS as we have it on macOS (or on any other operating system) -- so where do we save data?

We could be u...

Why reducing the file size of PDFs sometimes is neccessary

I often end up having PDF documents that are too large to send anywhere -- be it because I actively just don't want to send that 3 mb 2 page PDF or that the receiving system won't accept larger files than 2 mb (when sending in taxes receit...