Nonsmoking benefit calculator

My nonsmoking helper application ends today after four weeks, but I would like to see the benefits of not smoking in challenging moments. So I build my own small JavaScript tool that shows me the number of not smoked cigarettes and the saved money while not smoking.

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Create a list of notified events in Shopware 5

Shopware best practice while developing is to use events if you want to change or add the behavior of the shop. Some developers are often searching for full event lists of a system. But in the most cases are those lists incomplete. The main reason are dynamic events. It is always a good idea to create a fresh event list for every development task that desires events.

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Creating a handwritten TrueType font in Linux

I always wanted to create a font out of my handwritten letters and in this small tutorial I will show you the way I have done it with the help of FontForge, Inkscape and GIMP.

A handwritten TrueType font

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Magento Stammtisch Meetup Berlin February 2018

On February 22nd was again the Magento Stammtisch Meetup in Berlin. It was the 46th edition and as always we had two excellent tasks. The meetup was hosted by brandung.

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Insomnia - An Electron based API client

From time to time I like to spread the word for nice software that I use. As I wanted to write my own API client based on Electron, I have found Insomnia. And it has mostly every feature that I expect from an API client. Give this application a try if you build APIs every day and if you want to get rid of API client web browser plugins.

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Create Kali Linux VirtualBox image

Kali Linux is a cool Linux distribution with a lot of security tools preinstalled. To run those security tools agains a local webserver for example it would be nice and handsome as VirtualBox. Offensive VirtualBox images are also available at offensive-security.com, but creating your own custom image is also pretty easy.

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Mathematic expressions in HTML with KaTeX

KaTeX is a JavaScript library to render mathematic expressions in your web browser. Similar to MathJax it is able to use TeX as input.

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Digitize a VHS tape with FFmpeg and EasyCAP on Linux

I would like to digitize some old VHS tapes before the time is reducing the quality more and more. My current operating system is Debian 9.3, but the following instructions should work mostly on every Linux distribution. Some of the stuff has been taken from the german Wiki of ubuntuusers.de about Videograbbing.

videograbber and videocassette recorder

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Custom code highlighting in LaTeX

LaTeX is the software that I prefer for creating presentation slides or small documents with technical and mathematical background. From time to time it is necessary to show code with highlighting in LaTeX documents. Sometimes also for less popular programming languages or file formats.

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Regular expression testing tool

Just a small tool to check regular expressions in the browser build with JavaScript.

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