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Posts tagged "personal stack"

Trying out Audiobookshelf

I've tried Audiobookshelf more or less by accident, but I like it. Once a few issues have been fixed, I will gladly give it another go....

The joy of leisurely projects

I've spent many an evening on personal projects of varying complexity - from one-off data scraping jaunts, through creating various apps, to incrementally building up and upgrading what I call my "personal stack". None of them have any kind of deadline; they're my leisure activities. My as-the-time-allows projects. There were times when I was frustrated by my slow progress or stumped by technical issues but that virtually doesn't happen anymore. There are two factors in this: one is simply the...

The Ghost update that made me switch DB engines

How Ghost forced me to change from MariaDB to MySQL, and how I did it....

Making a Joplin API in C#

My new Joplin API for C# is very much incomplete; but it still can do useful things. I use it to create and update notes....

Looking for Airtable alternatives

I really like Airtable [https://airtable.com/]. It's a user-friendly spreadsheet/database app that supports relationships between tables. I've written about it here a few times already. However, their business model is not a great fit for my use-case. They're understandably focused on business users that can afford to shell out a lot more money than me. I only use it occasionally for tracking my own personal collections and after many years of using it, I am slowly bumping into the record limi...