And your metered paywall isn't part of my story, MediumBy Sidney Liebrand on Jun 10, 2019 • 2 min read
I've been greeted by the same "Your story isn't part of the metered paywall" message for a while now, and figured it was time to make a change in the right direction.
Recruiters who call during working hoursBy Sidney Liebrand on Aug 31, 2018 • 5 min read
Any kind of cold-call from some random recruiter or sales rep is annoying enough as is. Imagine my frustration when I got a call from a recruiter who called on the company phone in the middle of a working day!
Codi.vim + fullscreen bufferBy Sidney Liebrand on Aug 27, 2018 • 4 min read
Learn how to set up Codi.vim to create a fullscreen scratch buffer that also works with Vim splits. We will take a look at wrapping the
Codi command and improving the buffer name(s) as seen in
Vim tip: persistent undoBy Sidney Liebrand on Aug 04, 2018 • 3 min read
Usually, when you open a file in your editor, make some changes, save and close, you lose the ability to ctrl+Z. Vim has a built in mechanism to persist changes made to files on disk. This may not sound that exciting, but what if your editor crashes while you have a set of changes you may want to revert stored?
How FZF and ripgrep improved my workflowBy Sidney Liebrand on Jun 24, 2018 • 10 min read
In my never ending quest for simplicity I recently discovered FZF and ripgrep. Two command-line tools that have the potential to make every dag programming tasks easier. In this post I will explain how I use these tools to do things in a matter of keystrokes rather than having to re-google that command you keep forgetting every. single. time..
The greatnesses and gotchas of YAMLBy Sidney Liebrand on Dec 23, 2017 • 12 min read
YAML is a great language for configuration files, it is a lot more flexible than JSON with comments and inheritance for example. While I was doing some research about YAML I found bits of information scattered all over the place so I attempted to piece the great things and the quirks together in a post!
A collection of Vim key bindsBy Sidney Liebrand on Sep 16, 2017 • 7 min read
In my never ending quest for an optimal Vim setup I am always looking for ways to improve. I've used Vim for about two months now and I'm still learning a lot. In this post I'm going to take you through a part of my .vimrc that describes my non-plugin key binds.
Combining Caniuse with FZFBy Sidney Liebrand on Sep 03, 2017 • 5 min read
There is caniuse.com which you can use to search online, but what if you're a lazy dev like me that likes to keep his stuff in the terminal? Well, for this reason I wrote a small wrapper using some of my all time favorite tools: Ruby and FZF!
Switching to ASDF version managerBy Sidney Liebrand on Aug 15, 2017 • 5 min read
Depending on how many languages you program in, getting all their version managers installed, added to
$PATH, configured etc... becomes quite a pain when setting up a new system, or even figuring out how this one works because you've used something else for a while.