Jekyll vs postach.io vs ghost

As I wrote in my last post (and my first for a long time), I realized that I didn't write for almost 2 years. Reflecting on how it happened, I of course found a lot of excuses, since a lot was going on in that time, and I just couldn't…

Vagrant + Docker = Rainbows + Unicorns

Be honest with yourself, how many applications and services do you have running on your machine right now? And how many do you really need? Step 0 - rant 2 weeks ago, when I started my new job, I remembered the times when I just had to fill up my…

Ignore node_modules in Dropbox

Actually this problem isn't only about NodeJS development and the node_modules folders, but this is where it's the most pain. It's more about having any kind of way to download and generate a ton of files within seconds and afterwards waiting for hours, or even days for Dropbox to…

Update your BIOS from Linux

I just struggled for quite some time to update my laptops BIOS (DELL Latitude). I am running only Linux (Ubuntu) as my main OS and didn't want to install Windows just for the sake of updating my BIOS. I've found several helpful articles: DellBIOS - from Ubuntu Wiki ACHIEVEMENT UNLOCKED:…

The Difference in (Un)Zip-Performance

I got a nice present for Christmas, last year - a Windows 8 Tablet/Notebook convertible. With the extra battery in the keyboard and an Intel-Atom SoC the power lasts easily for 12h or continues use. Of course, since the only component which can drain the battery is the 10&…

How to Forward HTTP Requests in Windows 8 to a Hyper-V VM

Complicated title - that's pretty much, what I was looking for on Google, yet with only little success. At first, I found some instructions for Windows Server 2008R2 and 2012. After modifying the search query, some instructions for exporting a network connection in VMWare showed up. There were plenty of…