Technical rants

Hello, this is a place where I put technical rants and random notes on technology. If you want to know a bit about me click here.

06.09.2023: Culture fit

What I enjoy: discovering new industries and problems iterative development - with frequent feedback and direct evaluation with end users open source - I try to develop out in open as much as... Read more

06.09.2023: I hate commit linter

As the title says: I hate commit linter. I don't hate the project per se, but I hate that I have already been working for 2 companies that forced it into pre-commit. What is a good commit message?... Read more

05.09.2023: Excel + Python?

Microsoft announced Excel integration of Python. While I am happy that more people will enjoy programming I am a bit terrified by the prospect that one day I will get approached by some finance... Read more

07.05.2023: All my laptops

Purely for nostalgia purposes here is a list of laptops I have owned over the years, I think its still missing few laptops but I am not sure. 29.10.2022 - MacBook air m2 28.2.2021 - 10.10.2022:... Read more

31.08.2020: Notes on developing grid

I have started developing grid - explorer for photos that allows for easy filtering of photos based on EXIF parameters. Deploying process deploying the service locally:... Read more

26.08.2020: Monzo experiments

The goal of this small evening project was to display my transaction history on a map and a calendar. This was partially inspired by this blog post, basically I was thinking of how to put more... Read more

20.08.2020: Django + Vue.js notes

What I want to see: How to connect the build systems together I don't want to have it all in one file, can I split it to components - of course I can, but how? Tutorial 1: CRUD App using Vue.js... Read more

24.07.2020: Pycharm notes

Settings Disable smooth scrolling - it tears on linux Add virtual space to the bottom - often times I am adding new classes at the end of the file and staring at the bottom of the screen is... Read more

15.07.2020: GPG key

Hello, this is a short guide on how to send me a file Step 1: Download and import my key: wget gpg2 --import key.asc Step 2: encrypt file gpg2 --encrypt --recipient... Read more

04.06.2020: Pet project: RC Car

A month ago I realised I never had RC car. While I could head down to amazon and buy a nice RC car for 25 pounds I have decided to make it much more expensive and complicated! I spent a few days... Read more

17.03.2020: Static site deployment

Links: random gist Digital Ocean guide another guide What does this give you: secure https and http2 caching on client side about.html -> /about/ rewrite so you have those cool urls Setting up... Read more

23.01.2020: Syncing intellij repositories over Dropbox

My repository is on github, but I also share it with Dropbox across three computers, this way I always get the same state of my working copy on all three of them - I don't need to commit changes... Read more