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Written by Sebastian on Sep 14, 2016 in Freelance

An experiment

In the upcoming weeks, I'd like to do an experiment involving Pokemon Go and the in-game currency Pokecoins. In short: I'll work with a specific client for 2 hours each week doing my usual work and I'll use the resulting money to buy Pokecoins. This work will be done on top of my current work.

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Written by Sebastian on Feb 29, 2016 in Dev

Idempotent version updates with Ansible

If you are a seasoned Vagrant user, you know the problem around provisioning. If some software version changes, everybody needs to provision his or her machine again. Otherwise, things will fail eventually. You'll also run into problems if running the provisioning twice fails for some reason (e.g. because a file already exists somewhere).

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Written by Sebastian on Oct 28, 2014 in Dev

Vagrant and tmpfs

When I am talking about Vagrant at usergroups and conferences, one thing I always mention is that shared folders are slow, especially with Virtualbox. While it's true for reading to some extend, the biggest bottleneck I experience is writing to the shared folder. This happens a lot with cache and logs in development mode when you use e.g. symfony2. These folders live inside the project dir and depending on your project structure you might not be able to redirect them to some folder inside the vm.

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