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Creating a simple tab control in Jekyll

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A include-able fragment to build a simple tab control in a Jekyll page. Simple and flexible, can be adopted easily to other static page generators.

This is HTML/CSS/Javascript only, and should work for any static site generator with an include feature similar to Jekyll’s.

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My TMux cheat sheet

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A quick and dirty compilation of keyboard shortcuts for tmux. Forked from a public gist.

Keep in mind that all keyboard commands are customizable, but in most cases, only the prefix is actually customized.


Cygwin and ZSH - Delete, Home and End keys

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15:09 | by AlexVie in Development
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Under certain configurations, the Home, End and Delete keys will insert arbitrary characters (in most cases, the tilde symbol) when using the popular ZSH under Cygwin.

This is caused by a wrong or missing keyboard configuration and easy to fix by adding a few lines to the .zshrc.


Visualize the commit history of a project under version control

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Every now and then, you stumble over something cool. This time it is a piece of software to visualize the history of source code repository.

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My thunderbird userChrome modifications

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A small userChrome.css File to change some visual aspects of Mozilla Thunderbird. Works with TB version 52 or later (tested, may also work with older versions)

Available as public gist on GitHub.


Fix DLL rebasing problems in Cygwin and MSYS2

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Sometimes, when launching new programs under Cygwin or MSYS2, you may encounter an error like this:

0 [main] zsh 8712 child_info_fork::abort: address space needed by ‘datetime.dll’ (0x3F0000) is already occupied

This means, a by default non-rebaseable DLL cannot be loaded into the address space it wants to go.


Embedding YouTube videos in Jekyll

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19:41 | by Alex Vie in Jekyll
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A include-able fragment that allows to embed youtube videos by video ID. The video will be sized properly to the available width using CSS only. No Javascript or other dependencies needed.

This is HTML/CSS only, should work for any static site generator with an include feature similar to Jekyll’s.

jekyll css video

Visiting Mahon

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00:31 | by Alex Vie in Travel
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Mahon / Menorca
Mahon / Menorca

Mahón is the capital city of the Menorca, the 2nd largest of the balearic islands, located in the mediterranean sea.

It’s a beautiful small town on the shore of one of the largest natural harbours in the world with a length of more than 3km.

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What we currently know about season 8

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19:40 | by Alex Vie in GoTFun
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Game of Thrones Season 7 has seen its final just ab it over two weeks ago, but fans are already talking a lot about season 8.

The premiere of season 8 is still at least one year away, but a lot is already known about the final season that will bring everthing to an end.

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The Light of the Seven

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00:48 | by Alex Vie in EntertainmentGoT
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Game of Thrones fans will instantly recognize this song. It is from the famous intro scene of the sixth season’s final episode The winds of Winter. The song’s name is Light of the Seven and its composer is Ramin Djawadi.

It’s popular among youtubers as material to cover and has been covered even by large orchestras. The song received much praise, even outside the Game Of Thrones continuum.

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