• Backup Strategies

    2020 with its craziness gave me time think about and to revise my backup setup. I started several years ago with SVN repositories to store and share my sensible data across several machines and added at some point after switching to macOS Time Machine with an external drive. This setup annoyed me a lot since I always needed to grab my drive and these rare backups then took so long that it annoyed me even more. All in all, my strategy wasn’t as sophisticated as I wanted it to be.


  • Sicher(er) im Neuland unterwegs

    Da der Post auch für Verwandtschaft und Freunde gedacht ist, ausnahmsweise mal auf Deutsch.


  • Sqlite3 Gem Installation with self Compiled Binaries

    The hardest problem to solve by using a new version of Ruby for Rails on Windows had always been the absence of precompiled binaries for the sqlite3 gem. Since there exist many solutions which did not work out on my environments, I present the working solution which I successfully applied.


  • Useful Tools for Writing a Thesis with LaTeX

    This post presents and highlights useful and probably important tools for writing a thesis with LaTeX. The tools are categorized in the following to allow the simple finding of appropriate tools for your thesis. In general, the posts explains only existing methods from other authors so that I also reference my sources.


  • Comparison of SmartGit and SourceTree (UPDATE 29.01.2016)

    This blog post approaches the comparison of the git gui tools SmartGit 7.0.3 and SourceTree on Windows. I mostly use the command line for simple stuff, but I prefer gui tools for file merging and the faster separation of commits through git add -p. The comparison of both tools is divided into different categories to better highlight each’s advantages and disadvantages and represented in the following table.


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