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Sound Switcher Indicator 2.2.2 Jul 21, 2019

The version 2.2.2 of Sound Switcher Indicator has been released. It immediately follows the version 2.2.1 and includes a hotfix for the PulseAudio auto-reconnect feature.

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Managing Git projects on a mass scale Jul 19, 2019

Anyone who has been in the software development business for a while, is certainly familiar with the hassle of arranging, keeping track of, pulling, committing etc. of dozens of local Git repositories being used or developed.

The routine of keeping and tidying up grows painful very quickly as you clone more and more repositories, either from GitHub or your local server.

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My entrepreneurship ‣ Meet the all-new Yktoo Solutions website! Jul 15, 2019

It's been almost three years since the first incarnation of the Yktoo Solutions website has seen the light. That first version has been built on a technology stack similar to my "flagship" website yktoo.com, i.e. the good old LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP).

As we were planning to extend our operation, a new representation on the web was necessary.

There was also another wish, to implement a proper news feed or, rather, a blog, that would inform the general public of current developments and, at the same time, provide some useful technical insights (of which we have plenty).

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On the subject of inevitable ⚤ Jul 13, 2019

On this same day, precisely two years ago—July 13, 2017—I've rolled my mouse pointer over a very beautiful photo of a girl and clicked on Like.

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Sound Switcher Indicator ‣ 2.2.0 Jan 13, 2019

It's time to fulfil my promise, so please meet Sound Switcher Indicator version 2.2.0.

There are the following two major differences with the previous release:

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So long two thousand eighteen Dec 31, 2018

Tjongejonge, this year ended as suddenly as it began, I couldn't even find time to blog. This post is the tenth and the last one in 2018 (but I'm seriously considering improving on that matter).

On the positive side, this year has been so eventful that it's a challenge to recap all things of importance.

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