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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....

Tinkering with Transposit (beta) and AirTable

Transposit is an interesting new service that aims to help when you're trying to connect various apps (or, more specifically, their APIs) together. But it does it in a novel way: it lets you query various data sources as if they were SQL objects. That is an ingenious idea: most of us already know SQL and it maps quite well to what we're trying to achieve with many of the APIs. To illustrate: Transposit lets you treat various services as SQL schema and query them; not only that, it lets you perform joins and other operations and mix them with...