Category Archives: productivity

Vim File Type Configuration

Vim has been my primary text editor for more than 15 years, but even though I use it on a daily basis, my configuration hasn’t changed much over time. When I set up a new workstation, I stumbled upon the … Continue reading

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Keeping Wikis Useful

Most wiki-based documentation I have worked with has sooner or later turned into a tangled mess of outdated information. Some pages are maintained actively while others aren’t updated anymore and you never know how reliable the information still is. For … Continue reading

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Filtering DZone RSS Feeds with Yahoo! Pipes

I read a lot of RSS feeds to keep myself up to date. Perhaps too many, almost two hundred articles appear in my Google Reader each day. One of the most busy ones is the DZone front page feed. Not … Continue reading

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Effective E-Mail Processing

Spam filters are supposed to take care of unsolicited E-Mail and they save us lots and lots of time each day. But what about all that stuff from inside your organization that is only loosely relevant to your work or … Continue reading

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