Rønn Bundgaard

A Carpenter & Software Developers Blog

A Look At OneNote (UWP) For Windows 10

Some time ago Microsoft announced that they are sunsetting the desktop version of OneNote (OneNote 2016). Normal Support is to end on October 2020 and extended support on October 2025. Read more


Why I Still Use OneNote and Why It is Awesome

I have written a lot about my note taking adventures on this blog. I have tried just about every note taking application known to men… known to me at least. My Problem With Plain Text While I have... Read more


Building A Traditional Danish Woodworking-Workbench

This is not a tutorial but more a story of how, why and with what I build my traditional Danish woodworking workbench. The first big Project I made in the shop was a door. Doing that project, it... Read more


What I Use: Podget A Simple Podcast Aggregator

After moving outside the city zone a couple of years ago, we no longer have access to a Fiber internet connection. So, instead of the 100/100 Megabit connection we had before we moved we are left... Read more


Ronn Bundgaard Is Now HTTPS Via Let’s Encrypt

I have always wanted to offer HTTPS on my blog. However a traditional ssl certificate just cost to much for a simple personal blog like this. So since Let’s Encrypt was announced in 2014 I have... Read more


What I Use: New Series Introduction

I am starting a new series on this blog called, you guessed it, "What I use". The intent of this series is to show how and why I use certain things. I say things because this series will not be... Read more


Back on WordPress

Over the Christmas holidays of 2014/2015, I switched my blog from WordPress to the static site generator Pelican. I did this mostly because static site generators was the new hotness among geeks,... Read more


Drobo Update: 6 Month After

It has been about six months with the Drobo’s and here is my Drobo update as I promised in my blog post I Replaced My FreeNAS Server With A Drobo where I also explain why I came to use Drobo.... Read more


I Replaced My FreeNAS Server With A Drobo

I build my FreeNAS Server in 2008 with an Intel D945GCLF2 Atom 330 Dual-Core motherboard and CPU and six 1 TB WD green drives. This server has been running 24/7 since then without an issue. 7... Read more


Convert Docx To Markdown With Pandoc

I prefer to use Microsoft Word for most of my writing. I prefer Word because its spell and grammar checker is superior to every other word processor or text editor I have tried. In addition, word... Read more


The Static Site Generator Pelican VS WordPress

For a while now, I have been using the static site generator (Pelican) for my website/blog. In the blog post There Is A Pelican In My Blog I said I would return with an update on using Pelican.... Read more


No More Coding In My Spare Time

I have been very focused on learning new coding skills and getting as much experience with programming as possible these passed couple of years while studying Computer Science to make the chance... Read more


Note Taking Workflow Update

Back in august I wrote this post where I explained why I moved back to OneNote after trying to move my note taking to plain text with markdown syntax. Well it did not happen. It was simply not... Read more


Dell Venue 8 Pro Review

The Dell Venue 8 Pro is an 8-inch tablet running Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro. The "Pro" version of Windows indicates that it is the full version of Windows capable of running modern apps as well as... Read more


Resetting My Workflow: Good Day OneNote I’ve Missed You

Update: I never actually went back to OneNote as explained in my post Note taking workflow update. Some weeks back I switched my note taking and writing workflow to a plain text and markdown based... Read more


Whisker Menu Dark Theme

The Whisker Menu has become the default menu in Xubuntu 14.04. I really like the Whisker menu. It has been one of the first things I installed on a XFCE desktop since I discovered it a couple of... Read more


Kingston Datatraveler Vault Privacy 3.0 First Impressions

After the developers of TrueCrypt declared the encryption suite insecure and recommended users of TrueCrypt to find other solutions. I have been doing just that. It turns out TrueCrypt was a... Read more


There Is A Pelican In My Blog

Not too long ago I switched from a Django based blog I wrote myself, to WordPress. I switched because I did not have the time to keep adding features and keep it up-to-date. I chose WordPress... Read more


How I Use a USB Stick and Git To Sync My Data

The way most people use a USB stick is to just work directly from it. However, that is the wrong way of doing it. Working directly from the USB stick has several problems to it. Only one copy... Read more


I Say Goodbye To OneNote

For the past 6+ years I have used OneNote for most of my note-taking. However, for the past couple of years I have tried to find an open source note-taking tool that suits my needs. I finally... Read more


R.I.P TrueCrypt

There has been many speculations as to whether the TrueCrypt website was hacked or it is the real thing. I believe it to be the real thing and that makes me sad. I do not like the way the... Read more


The Podcasts I Listen To

I have listened to audiobooks ever since I was a child. Therefore, listening to podcasts is a very natural way for me to consume information. For the most part, I listen to podcasts and audiobooks... Read more


Why I Moved To WordPress

Two years ago, I wanted a blog. At that time, I was in school and had a lot of spare time on my hand. Therefore, I thought it would be a nice learning experience to write the blog myself. I wrote... Read more


Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini With Cyanogenmod 11

The risk of me throwing the phone into the wall in frustration finally became greater than the risk of bricking the phone doing the process of rooting the phone and installing Cyanogenmod. I... Read more


Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Review

I have used the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini as my daily driver for about four months and this is my review of the phone. I will not go over all the features of the phone, but merely highlight what is... Read more


Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop 5 Month After

In September of 2013, I reviewed the Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop. I have now used the keyboard and mouse every day, 10 hours a day for about 5 months and I would like to share my experience... Read more


Going Back To Android

I have been a Windows Phone user for the past year. I bought the first Mobile phone with Microsoft Windows Phone 8 released in Denmark, the HTC 8X to be exact. I bought the phone knowing that the... Read more


Why You Should Use Markdown

Markdown is in my opinion the best way to structure a plain text document. I have already written about why I prefer plain text here so I will not dive in to that. I will however try to explain... Read more


Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop Review

Ever since Microsoft announced the Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop, I have been waiting for it to come to my country in a Nordic version. Actually, I would have preferred a Danish only version but since... Read more


Collector 0.1 Released

I am proud to announce that my open source project Collector version 0.1 has been released. The programs webpage and user guide is not quite done yet however the program can be downloaded Here.... Read more


Control In Plain Text

Not too long ago I had a long discussion on Facebook about MS Word. I asked the question, how anyone could get anything done in MS Word and that turned into a WYSIWYG vs. WYSIWYW discussion. If... Read more


wxPython 2.9 on Linux

I needed to test one of my programs on Linux. It’s written in Python using wxPython. I am using the the version that is still in development wxPython 2.9. There is prebuild versions for Mac and... Read more


SSH Port Forwarding

This will essentially create a VPN(Private Virtual Network) via SSH. It will allow you to access webpages that otherwise only are accessible from within the local network or browse the internet... Read more


Zim Desktop Wiki: Note Taking The Awesome Way Part Two

I got all excited about Zim Desktop Wiki and I wrote a post about it Here. However after using the program for a couple of months I came to the conclusion that it didn’t covering my needs. As it... Read more


Zim Desktop Wiki: Note Taking The Awesome Way Part One

I have been using OneNote for a couple of years for notes in school. However OneNote is proprietary software and the format it saves to is a proprietary file format. For school OneNote it’s great... Read more


HTC 8X Review

I’ve had the HTC 8X for about two month and this is my review of the phone. The back of the phone is a soft touch rubber surface and it is easy to get a good grip on it and it doesn’t easily slip... Read more


Thinkpad W530 Review

I bought the ThinkPad W530 only about a week after its release in Denmark. I needed an all in one laptop for school work and light gaming. As of the writing of this post I have had the laptop for... Read more


Nerdy Christmas

Friday 12:00 pm was the deadline for my mobile development exam project. In the fourteen days of the project I had to make a web service, desktop program (C#), web app (asp.net), mobile web app... Read more


System Development Method Project done

Finally our exams project in System Development Methods is done!!!!! We’ve handed in our paper with only a few minutes to spare. Final examination is on January 4 2013. A new 14 day mobile... Read more