• The Static Site Generator Pelican VS WordPress

    For a while now, I have been using the static site generator (Pelican) for my website/blog. There are pros and cons to both platforms and I have had a lot of trouble deciding which to use going forward. One day I want to use Pelican and the next I want to use WordPress. In the end I had to compile…

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    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 of getting a job grater. However while I got a job just after graduating I never stopped using a lot of my spare time working on private projects.…

  • 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. For me to go back to OneNote was simply not possible and here is why. In the time, I have used markdown I started to explore…

  • 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 normal Windows programs. How useful it is to run legacy applications on an 8-inch screen is questionable. However, the option is there and that…

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

    Some weeks back I switched my note taking and writing workflow to a plain text and markdown based system. I wrote about it in the blog post titled I Say Goodbye to OneNote. The switch sent me on a workflow rollercoaster and it ended with a crash. Therefore, I have reset my workflow to where it last worked. Yes, I…

  • Whisker Menu Dark Theme

    The Whisker Menu has become the default menu in Xubuntu 14.04. I really like the Whisker menu. The Whiskers menu is one of the first things I installed on a XFCE desktop and has been since I discovered it a couple of years ago. However, the default look of the menu is not that exciting. The default theme is a…

  • 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 unique product. No other encryption program has the same functionality and is cross platform. After a failed attempt to find a replacement to TrueCrypt, I started to look at…

  • 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 Difficult to backup. No version control Need USB stick to access files. Shortens the life of the USB stick as it is…

  • I Say Goodbye To OneNote

    Edit: This did not work for me. Read Resetting My Workflow: Good Day OneNote I’ve Missed You. 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 found one….. well sort of. But first…