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Tips for beginning systems and software engineers

From time to time I’m toying with the idea to give a lecture to newcomers in theĀ  IT industry (systems or software engineers). Here are some of the points that I would include in it: 1,323 more words

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Bashing bash - undefined variables

This is the second post in the “bashing bash” series. The aim of the series is to highlight problems in bash and convince systems and software engineers to help building a better alternative. 412 more words

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Bashing bash - variable substitution

This is the first post in the “bashing bash” series to highlight problems in bash and convince systems and software engineers to help building a better alternative. 204 more words

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Convert Windows IIS SSL Certificate to Tomcat Java Format

This is a follow-on to my earlier post Convert Apache Httpd SSL Certificate for Tomcat. This time around we’re converting a GoDaddy SSL server certificate that has already been issued and currently in-use with Windows IIS web server. 937 more words

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How to connect to postgresql after a fresh Install

I had a sad experience after installing postgresql and pgAdminIII, because I could not connect to the database. On pgAdminIII interface, I used to put the root password but it would not work. 98 more words

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Most JQ you will ever need

I’m using jq (think sed/awk/grep for JSON) for a while now. From time to time, people ask me how to do this or that using… 872 more words

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Grep for Windows PowerShell

I recently needed to search a file in Windows for matching lines of text and did some looking around for a built-in tool to accomplish the task. 487 more words

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