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lukas blogging

I'm Lukas Lotz, a passionate software developer. This is my blog.

WHAT I LEARNED DURING THE LOCKDOWN

2020-05-13

I thought about the things I learned while working from home during the lockdown. I wrote them down in a small list.

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MICROSOFT POWERTOYS

2020-03-13

This sounds a bit more naughty than it actually is. But here's a neat tool I did not know about but find to be very useful: Microsoft PowerTools.

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SANTAS HAT EQUALS SWASTIKA

2019-12-20

What kind of topic is that to post it here? Wait for it.

Currently there's a shirtstorm in the github repo of Microsoft's VS Code where a dude opened an issue claiming a santa's-hat-icon as offensive as a swastika. Because Christmas was responsible for jew genocide in his eyes, it's offensive for him to place a santa's hat icon in an open source code editor.

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USB CONDOM

2019-11-06

Have you ever charged your phone at a public USB port? If so, you might have got hacked. It's usual for scammers to infect public USB charging ports with malware.

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DELETE OLD ACCOUNTS

2019-10-23

Some days ago I received an email that someone logged into an old account of mine. The hoster obviously introduced 2FA, so i got a verification code.

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BUILD .NET CORE 3 APPS ON YOUR RASPI

2019-10-01

What is .Net Core?

.Net Core is a framework from Microsoft that runs on all of the common desktop platforms. They took all of the awesome stuff from .Net Framework and left out the bloaty and unnessecary parts.

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QUIT SMOKING, SAVE TIME

2019-09-04

Not only is smoking bad for your health and you waste a lot of money. You also waste a ton of time to care for your smoking habits.

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WRITE SMALL PROJECTS CLEAN

2019-08-23

Some days ago, when I tried to add features to this blog I wrote more than a year ago, I was confused with the code I found. I seperated the logic that does the data aggregation but in the "view" there was just a messed up php-html-mix and it was crappy to read and even crazier to edit.

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WORKFLOWY TO MANAGE ALL THE TASKS

2019-08-21

Workflowy is a tool I'm using for a long time now. Here and there I got distracted from using it but for all my personal projects workflowy finally came into play to keep track of my stuff.

Workflowy, basically, is a never ending list of tasks that you can append and manage.

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SCAM AND BLACKMAIL FROM N1GHTM4R3

2019-08-19

I received a mail some days ago that may make one really uncomfortable if you're not aware of the fact that this is just a decent scam attempt. Just to make it clear: I have nothing to do with the things I am accused of in this email and I understand that this is a serious topic.

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