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Run Windows 10 in an external SSD drive in a MacBook Pro

As I wrote in a previous post, one of the things that I want to able to do is working efficiently in the three most common operating systems: macOS, Windows 10, and Linux. In this post, I share with you the procedure that I followed to install and run Windows 10 from an external SSD USB Drive

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My goals for 2021

My personal and professional goals for 2021. Even though I set goals every Christmas, I usually forget about them around February. I'm sure that writing them down and sharing them here will help me to revisit them often and keep my focus on what I want to achieve.

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screen vs. nohup - Which one is better?

A follow-up of the previous article about the screen command. Given the ton of features that screen has, when is it better to use nohup?

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The screen command

The screen command has many use cases. In this post I show you how I use it to run long-running scripts in the background so I can disconnect from the server while the script runs. A very useful command to have in your toolset!

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Running exercism inside a docker container

exercism.io is a nice project to learn programming languages. It has a command-line utility called exercism and in this post I will configure a docker container to run it.

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About this blog: Working with multiple operating systems

In March this year, we had the first big lockdown due to COVID-19. I used that extra time at home to rethink the way I use my computer to work. I decided to change it.

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Running the script youtube-dl inside a docker container

youtube-dl is a python script that lets you download YouTube videos. In this post I'll tell what I did to run the script from inside a docker container.

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About this blog: Docker

What will you find in the blog related to docker? I've made a decision about how I'm going to use docker and I share with you in this post.

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The Raspberry Pi project: Hardware

After a few years I finally decided to buy a Raspberry Pi and do something with it. In this post I talk about the hardware that I bought and what I'm building with it as the first step of my project.

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Hack a startup

A post about my experience after attending to my first suppoused Hackathon. Long story short: I went to a hackathon that was not a hackathon and I won!

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Upload big files to OVH Cloud Storage

Ever needed to upload a big file (~250Gigabytes) to OVH Cloud Storage? I found myself having to do it to store some Plesk backup files. In this article I document how I did it.

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Javascript for hobbyist

A friend of mine asked me about javascript, a sort of simple explanation of the "whole picture" of the javascript ecosystem for nonprofessional developers. Instead of sending him an audio file through Whatsapp, I wrote a post about what is javascript, the DOM, AJAX, libraries and frameworks.

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