Rapture in Everything

The Longest Journey

Twenty years. It took me twenty years to get around to playing this gem of a game. That's not an overstatement, either: I distinctly remember the cover of the LEVEL magazine in 2000: after nagging them for a long time, my parents finally bought me my first issue ever. I remember the moment well; I also remember reading the review of The Longest Journey, liking it and thinking yes, this sounds great, I will play this one day. I knew that day wasn't coming any time soon: I had no way to get the game, and even if I did,...

Getting Started with Github Actions for .NET Core

When I pushed my recent Ghoplin mini-project to GitHub, it automatically offered to define a build action. I really liked the user experience here: GitHub offered the Action feature, detected my project type and generated a file, with project-appropriate defaults and in the correct folder. I updated the dontnet version in the script and tried it; everything works and the task reports a success. name: .NET Core on: [push] jobs: build: runs-on: ubuntu-latest steps: - uses: actions/checkout@v1 - name: Setup .NET Core uses: actions/setup-dotnet@v1 with: dotnet-version: 3.1.10 - name: Build run: dotnet publish -r...

Introducing Ghoplin: a tool for downloading posts from a Ghost blog into Joplin

I like the Ghost blogging platform. I also really like Joplin, the tool that handles all of my notes. In order to be able to search both my notes and my blog posts with a single search, I've written Ghoplin, a tool for downloading Ghost posts into Joplin....

Biscuit - A New Fave Tool

Moving your web app tabs into a separate program is an ingenious idea. Biscuit will help you, if you keep getting lost in your dozens of open tabs....

Trying out Passbolt (with Docker)

A step-by-step guide for getting from a clean Ubuntu 18.04 LTS to a running Passbolt instance with a simplistic Docker setup....