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Git the gist of it: common commands for a working workflow

Estimated read time: 30 minutes

Git is such a fascinating piece of software. It is not the only distributed version control system out there, but it is certainly ubiquitous in that category and has become a tool that must be mastered by any software developer in the modern era.


Using Google Sheets as a database to extract data converted to Markdown

Estimated read time: 6 minutes

Using Google Sheets API, this little tool reads a spreadsheet, extract relevant data and converts it into Markdown so it can be repurposed, in the example given in this article to generate an HTML output for this website with Pelican, a powerful static site generator.


Book summary: Letters to a New Developer

Estimated read time: 26 minutes

If you are still early in your career as a software developer (or not so much!), I think you might enjoy reading Letters to a New Developer: What I Wish I Had Known When Starting My Development Career written by Dan Moore, who also features a very insightful blog.


Managing multiple tmux sessions at once

Estimated read time: 7 minutes

Open and close projects with tmux sessions in a breeze via two keyboard shortcuts.


Convenient and lightning fast backups with rsync

Estimated read time: 9 minutes

Cloud storage became affordable a long time ago while internet connection speeds have increased dramatically over the years. Yet, there is still a strong case to be made for daily backups of a whole system and for this purpose, there are few options to contend with rsync.

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