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Showing the Current Breakpoint for Bootstrap

Showing the Current Breakpoint for Bootstrap

The problem: I am refining the display of certain sections of my website and I need to know what exact break point is userd currently by Bootstrap. I am using the latest Bootstrap version. The solution: I created a shortcode or partial that I can use in my templates to display the current breakpoint.

Music to Program to, Part 8

“Flow State” by Above & Beyond is ideal for enhancing concentration and workflow. The album’s ambient compositions and neo-classical soundscapes create a serene and non-intrusive background, conducive to entering a state of deep focus, often referred to as the “flow state” in programming and other cognitive-intensive tasks.

Photo by Pantone

Pantone’s color of the year Peach Fuzz in CSS

During difficult times, Pantone has chosen Peach Fuzz as its color of the year 2024. Peach Fuzz promotes community, togetherness, and self-awareness. It conveys a message of compassion and empathy, reflecting our desire for simpler times with a contemporary touch.

Back to the Top without Javascript

Back to the Top without Javascript

In my lifelong quest to minimize the code required to display my view of the world (aka this website) I today realised, that I can get rid of all the Javascript to display my “Back to top” button. Just look at this commit.

Photo by Kelsy Gagnebin via Unsplash

Kurzschnitte II - Sophomore Edition

Welcome to Kurzschnitte II, a collection of links I came across in recent weeks. These links were noteworthy to me, but I don’t want to write a full blog post about them. Instead, I’ve gathered them here for you to enjoy.

Photo by Possessed Photography via Unsplash

Run Hugo server when VSCode opens a workspace

I recently realised that every time I opened a certain project, I was running the same sequence of actions and commands to start the Hugo server. This involved opening a terminal, navigating to the project folder, and executing npm run server.

Well, well, well, not so fast...

Well, well, well, not so fast…

As I reported a while ago, I embarked on an exhilarating journey with the #100DaysToOffload challenge, a quest to enrich my blog with 100 posts within a year. However, I realized that while I have had 80+ posts since then, I still have yet to write that many posts within a year, which is the original postulation of the challenge - quite a misrepresentation.

Photo by Patrick Lindenberg via Unsplash

Patrick vs. the Bad Super Block

On my desk, I have a 20TB external hard drive, which is encrypted using LUKS. This is the default on Ubuntu when you choose to encrypt your hard drive during installation or when you format a drive using the Disks utility and choose encryption.

Photo by Mystery Cat via Unsplash

Diogenes vs. Plato

According to Diogenes Laërtius, when Plato gave the tongue-in-cheek definition of man as “featherless bipeds”, Diogenes plucked a chicken and brought it into Plato’s Academy, saying, “Behold! I’ve brought you a man”, and so the academy added “with broad flat nails” to the definition.

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