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  1. Your Quick Guide to Promoting Technology

    So you found an awesome new technology and it changed your life. Two weeks in and it feels like you've been taken from stone age to space age. Good for you, but better still if you can help others see the light. Thousands are still hacking away with substandard programming …

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  2. Upgrading my Eee PC to Ubuntu 12.10

    I did it again. Upgrade Ubuntu right after a release despite all the problems I had in the past. But this time, after almost four weeks of working with Ubuntu 12.10 on my Asus Eee PC 1000HE, I'm confident that things are looking up again.

    My biggest problem with …

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  3. Upgrading my Eee PC to Ubuntu 12.04

    Last weekend I did the most stupid thing you can do when a new version of Ubuntu is released: upgrade. At least until things have calmed down a bit. Anyway, I didn't have much to lose, as things have been on a steady decline since the last LTS release.

    My …

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  4. Hudson vs. Jenkins Revisited

    When the Hudson/Jenkins fork was announced earlier this year, the case seemed pretty clear. There were heroes from the Open Source community, among them Hudson's original author, and there was everybody's favorite villain, Oracle. Back in February, I would have chosen Jenkins without a second thought. Now, almost a …

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  5. Books on Software Design

    A colleague asked me to recommend some books on software design. That's a good opportunity to have a look at this particular part of my bookshelf and select a few highlights. As usual, you can't go wrong by reading Fowler, but let's see what we've got.

    Ranging on the border …

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