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Git branching for small teams

Git branching for small teams

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My paper to-do strategy

My paper to-do strategy

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Measuring productivity with GitHub issues

Measuring productivity with GitHub issues

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There are better options for a privacy-respecting phone

There are better options for a privacy-respecting phone

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Digital resilience: redundancy for websites and communications

Digital resilience: redundancy for websites and communications

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Create a self-hosted chat service with your own Matrix server

Create a self-hosted chat service with your own Matrix server

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Add search to Hugo static sites with Lunr

Add search to Hugo static sites with Lunr

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How to get hired as a software developer

How to get hired as a software developer

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Make your own independent website

Make your own independent website

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How to become a software developer

How to become a software developer

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Be brave and build in public

Be brave and build in public

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So you're the family tech support

So you're the family tech support

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How to write good documentation

How to write good documentation

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How a single priority makes your tech team more productive

How a single priority makes your tech team more productive

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What is TCP/IP? Layers and protocols explained

What is TCP/IP? Layers and protocols explained

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Responsive pages and color themes with minimal CSS

Responsive pages and color themes with minimal CSS

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WPA Key, WPA2, WPA3, and WEP Key: Wi-Fi security explained

WPA Key, WPA2, WPA3, and WEP Key: Wi-Fi security explained

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Build your own serverless subscriber list with Go and AWS

Build your own serverless subscriber list with Go and AWS

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Three rules for choosing a VPN that takes your privacy seriously

Three rules for choosing a VPN that takes your privacy seriously

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Django project best practices to keep your developers happy

Django project best practices to keep your developers happy

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Manipulating data with Django migrations

Manipulating data with Django migrations

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Deceptively simple search-and-replace across multiple files

Deceptively simple search-and-replace across multiple files

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How GitHub Codespaces increase productivity and lower barriers

How GitHub Codespaces increase productivity and lower barriers

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Go automate your GitHub profile README

Go automate your GitHub profile README

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Writing efficient Django

Writing efficient Django

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Look mom, I'm a GitHub Action Hero

Look mom, I'm a GitHub Action Hero

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Technical ergonomics for the efficient developer

Technical ergonomics for the efficient developer

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How to choose and care for a secure open source project

How to choose and care for a secure open source project

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If you want to build a treehouse, start at the bottom

If you want to build a treehouse, start at the bottom

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Hugo vs Jekyll: an epic battle of static site generator themes

Hugo vs Jekyll: an epic battle of static site generator themes

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Unexpected benefits of asynchronous remote work

Unexpected benefits of asynchronous remote work

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Outsourcing security with 1Password, Authy, and Privacy.com

Outsourcing security with 1Password, Authy, and Privacy.com

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SQLite in production with WAL 🔥

SQLite in production with WAL 🔥

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“Multithreaded Python: slithering through an I/O bottleneck”

“Multithreaded Python: slithering through an I/O bottleneck”

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Command line tricks for managing your messy open source repository

Command line tricks for managing your messy open source repository

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The past ten years, or, how to get better at anything

The past ten years, or, how to get better at anything

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Healthy habits for good cybersecurity

Healthy habits for good cybersecurity

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Concurrency, parallelism, and the many threads of Santa Claus 🎅

Concurrency, parallelism, and the many threads of Santa Claus 🎅

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Word bugs in software documentation and how to fix them

Word bugs in software documentation and how to fix them

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Security for the front-end developer

Security for the front-end developer

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How to print newlines in command line output

How to print newlines in command line output

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The care and feeding of an IoT device

The care and feeding of an IoT device

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Bash and shell expansions: lazy list-making

Bash and shell expansions: lazy list-making

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A cron job that could save you from a ransomware attack

A cron job that could save you from a ransomware attack

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Publishing GitHub event data with GitHub Actions and Pages

Publishing GitHub event data with GitHub Actions and Pages

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A lightweight, tool-agnostic CI/CD flow with GitHub Actions

A lightweight, tool-agnostic CI/CD flow with GitHub Actions

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A portable Makefile for continuous delivery with Hugo and GitHub Pages

A portable Makefile for continuous delivery with Hugo and GitHub Pages

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How to quickly batch resize, compress, and convert images with a Bash one-liner

How to quickly batch resize, compress, and convert images with a Bash one-liner

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Personal cybersecurity posture for when you're just this guy, you know?

Personal cybersecurity posture for when you're just this guy, you know?

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Secure application architecture basics: separation, configuration, and access

Secure application architecture basics: separation, configuration, and access

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Migrating to the cloud but without screwing it up, or how to move house

Migrating to the cloud but without screwing it up, or how to move house

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How users and applications stay safe on the Internet: it's proxy servers all the way down

How users and applications stay safe on the Internet: it's proxy servers all the way down

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Hackers are Googling your plain text passwords: preventing sensitive data exposure

Hackers are Googling your plain text passwords: preventing sensitive data exposure

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SQL injection and XSS: what white hat hackers know about trusting user input

SQL injection and XSS: what white hat hackers know about trusting user input

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How to do twice as much with half the keystrokes using `.bashrc`

How to do twice as much with half the keystrokes using `.bashrc`

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How to set up a fresh Ubuntu desktop using only dotfiles and bash scripts

How to set up a fresh Ubuntu desktop using only dotfiles and bash scripts

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How to write Bash one-liners for cloning and managing GitHub and GitLab repositories

How to write Bash one-liners for cloning and managing GitHub and GitLab repositories

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A quick guide to changing your GitHub username

A quick guide to changing your GitHub username

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Two ways to deploy a public GitHub Pages site from a private Hugo repository

Two ways to deploy a public GitHub Pages site from a private Hugo repository

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A remote sync solution for iOS and Linux: Git and Working Copy

A remote sync solution for iOS and Linux: Git and Working Copy

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