Janik Vonrotz

Git pull overwrite local changes

A new year a new post. Instead of a new years resolution I’ve got a git wisdom for you. If you ever have to reset your repository/life use this command:

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2020 book list

In 2020 I read 20 books. Out of these books I can remember only a few. I will present you these and their lasting effect.

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Develop business applications with Odoo

In Odoo, various applications are packaged, which work together, but also standalone. For example, the Contact app stores all address data of the company. The Human Resources application for managing employees or the CRM access this address data.

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Render PDF from Markdown that is using mermaid

Mermaid and Markdown is widely supported match. With mermaid you can describe diagrams and get them rendered next to your Markdown text. It is kind of a markdown flavor, but not supported by all Markdown processors. Use this guide to get result as described in the title.

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Tmux Cheat Sheet

Tmux is a terminal multiplexer for Unix-like operating systems. It allows multiple terminal sessions to be accessed simultaneously in a single window. It is useful for running more than one command-line program at the same time. It can also be used to detach processes from their controlling terminals, allowing SSH sessions to remain active without being visible.

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Challenge ERP system

Four factors are responsible why the implementation of an ERP system project fails.

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Components of a URI

The terms URL, URI and URN can be confusing. I wanna make sense for once and for all.

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OpenID Connect with Nextcloud and Keycloak

Keycloak and Nextcloud are both popular open source software. The first is an identity provider and broker, the second one is collaboration platform. Instead of having multiple accounts on several online platforms, you want to have one identity and log into multiple platforms. This is the job of the OpenID Connect protocol and is supported by Keycloak. In this guide I walk you through the steps of connecting Nextcloud with Keycloak to support a seamless single sign-on experience.

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Success is collaboration

The public perception of success seems very wrong to me. if media and the public discuss the success it is often referred to an individual that single-handedly built a fortune. “He/She is a successful person, because he/she funded a successful company”. Wealth and power are the keys to success and being an outstanding person. Seeking power and wealth is part of the human nature.

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Simple task runner with bash/zsh scripts

When you work on multiple projects with different tech (Docker, npm, python, ..), a common interface to build, start, install or clean the state of the project is a powerful tool. There are various task runners for this job, however, every one of them requires you to install at least one dependency and so must everybody else who wants to use the project. What if we can use a task runner that is preinstalled on every computer? What about bash/zsh?

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