Category Archives: IT and computers

Computer and technical stuff master category.

Enable code suggestions for Java in Netbeans 8 on every character entered

In the NetBeans 8 IDE, by default you get automatic code completion suggestions when typing a dot. You can also trigger the completion manually at any time by pressing CTRL + SPACE. Pressing that key combination all the time can … Continue reading

Posted in coding, troubleshooting, tools, IT and computers | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lettuce tests with Python: make lettuce print to stdout

The lettuce BDD framework swallows the output of your steps if they try to print to stdout, so you will never see the output of the print in a step like this:   @step(‘Cell number (\d+) should (read|contain) “([^”]*)”‘) def … Continue reading

Posted in IT and computers, Software Design | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

WordPress mini theme published: customization of twentyseventeen theme for text links in footer menu

I really like the new WordPress default theme called twentyseventeen. I just needed some small customizations for creating professional websites in Germany. As you may have heard, lots of things are regulated in Germany, and you may want to have … Continue reading

Posted in coding, general, IT and computers, web design | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Node.js package published

In my new job I am doing front-end coding with React.js, and every Javascript programmer needs to have some package published at npmjs.com I guess. 😉 So here is my first package: js-object-util It is inspired by the Immutable API … Continue reading

Posted in coding, IT and computers, tools | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Fun with processing.js

I started checking out various visualization tools for the web during the last few months. A project which I found very interesting is processing.js. This is a JS port of the processing language, an easy-to-use language to write visualizations or … Continue reading

Posted in coding, general, IT and computers | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Buch-Review: Continuous Delivery — Der pragmatische Einstieg (Wolff)

Note: Most articles on this blog are in English, but I review books in the language they are written in. I read the german edition of this book, so this article is in German. Das Buch Title: Continuous Delivery — … Continue reading

Posted in IT and computers, Software Design | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wifi connection slow and unstable on Intel Wireless 7260 and Linux

The problem: choppy and slow wifi with Intel 7260 I recently bought a small 13.3″ notebook, the Lenovo IdeaPad U330p. I formatted the SSD, and installed both Win7 and Lubuntu 15.04 on it (Lubuntu is a light-weight version of the … Continue reading

Posted in IT and computers | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment