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Publishing on GitHub

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GitHub is not only the largest developer community on the net, they also offer lots of free services. Code repositories for free Open Source project are one thing, web hosting for simple static web sites another one. People might be curious whether such simple hosting without PHP, Java, Python or even a database really works.
It really depends on your needs, but I think, for the majority of simple blogs and/or personal homepages that are nowadays using Wordpress, it should work well.

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No love for vegetarian food

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16:59 | by AlexVie in Fun
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Vegetarian food left over in a super market in Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.


Transylvania - a theme for Sublime Text 3

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This is a UI theme for Sublime Text 3 that harmonizes well with the Dracula syntax coloring scheme or other dark-ish color schemes.

Available on GitHub.


Strange unwanted padding around images and how to fix

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Sometimes, images enclosed by divs or other block level elements show apparently strange and unwanted 2-3 pixels of padding on the bottom edge even though the containing element has no padding set at all.


How to set global font scale for Qt applications

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10:25 | by AlexVie in DevelopmentQtC++
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Qt Logo
Qt Logo

Sometimes, fonts appear to small in Qt applications. If that is the case, a simple solution is possible, either globally for all Qt applications or per application.


YouTube embedding with correct aspect and any width

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This is a HowTo and deals with the problem of embedding YouTube videos at any desired size. The size of the video should be determined by the surrounding container. No fixed width and height values are needed.

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Build a GitHub page locally with Jekyll

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10:02 | by AlexVie in JekyllSite
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How to build your site locally with your own Jekyll installation and deploy it on GitHub using different branches.

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Blogging With Jekyll

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16:30 | by alex in Jekyll
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The big question is: WHY? Why should someone give up all the innovations of the last 20 years or so that made the Web a dynamic, lively and social place and go back to publishing static HTML pages something we did 25 years ago? Doesn’t sound very logical, nor does it seem to make any sense, does it?

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GoT season 7 recap

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Sansa the sith lord :)
Sansa the sith lord :)

game of thrones season 7 is already over and to me it seems it just started last week, but in reality, it’s been 6 weeks ago. the shortest season so far brought a major events at an alarming rate and some of these events were unfortunately too predictable. this might, however, just be a side effect of the main plot approaching the final conclusion.

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Watch your weight, there is always a reason :)

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There is always a reason to watch your weight. This is a special one :)