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Made my first wireless keyboard

Call now, and get the Ultimate Keyboard™ with these features! An artisanal, hand-crafted keyboardFully wirelessFunky, metallic, glittery blue finishCarefully placed switches for maximum ergonomy Only the best, hand-picked letters for a clutter-free writing experience!Get all of that and more for just 499.99€! Okay, jokes aside: the thing in the picture really is a fully working wireless keyboard, compatible with computers and phones. And it only has the most important characters: a, h, l, o, and space. That cable is only there to provide power, because I hadn't installed the battery yet. If you've seen the previous blog posts,...

Relieved to report my backup strategy works

Well, so my hard drive failed. It's not the first time one died on me, but it is the first time it happened in my daily driver PC. By chance, I had looked at the SMART stats maybe a month ago, and nothing out of the ordinary was reported. A few days ago I wanted to check if my backups are all up-to-date, when this happened: Notice how baffled Windows was: The drive was visible in Explorer, but not in Disk management. (I have restarted a few times to see what happens; this was the case about half the time....

Troubleshooting the Moonlander

How to fix a few issues with ZSA's Moonlander keyboard....

C# keeps getting better! Probably!

I've discovered C# and Python around the same time. I think C# 3 was new then, which places it... some 14 years ago. (😱😱🤯) Over the years I've used both, for hobby projects as well as professionally (Python professionally only a little, though.) I tended to use C# for more complex projects (like the book club app, Obskurnee) and Python for simpler stuff (such as csv-to-sqlite), one-off scripts and the like. I've also attended a handful of conferences for both, and the Python ones were always better in all significant ways. When it comes to the languages themselves though, I've recently...

Putting Obskurnee behind a proxy

An overview about what tech Obskurnee runs on, and how to configure an nginx reverse proxy for it....