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So many people follow me here, but I've never really written a proper . Time to change that!

Hey there, I'm Chris, but most friends call me 'muesli'. I'm a geek, a software developer, a maker, an opensource advocate and a tech enthusiast. I love programming and tinkering with things. I started almost three decades ago with Basic, and have learned & used Pascal, Assembly, C, C++, Java, PHP, JavaScript, Python, Rust, Go, and Lua (pretty much in that order) over all these years.


Me: "Don't forget to check the linter and make sure all the tests pass on the CI!"

Some guy, live editing PHP sources over FTP: "Oh, interesting."

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Just released a new version of, my command line tool for bitbucket cloud, just like the official gh tool for github. Now, the official issue tracker of bitbucket is supported, so you can create as many tickets as you want to ;)
@Bitbucket @AtlassianMarket

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Quick Octane test render of the PGW-VT52 (that's the @penguwin Edition VT-52)

My girlfriend: Do you know what "Node.js: Server-side JavaScript" is?

Me: Yeah, why are you asking?

Her: Is it a virus?

Me: Weeeell... 😆

(turns out Adobe Cloud is now running two node processes on her Windows machine)

"OpenSSL 3.0 Release Candidate Arrives With Big Changes"

I'll be honest, I don't like the prospect of "big changes" in an SSL library.

From the author of "Untitled Project", "Code.broken", and "Old Backup":

Unfinished Mess 2

We went from the Turing Test, where a computer tries to convince a human that it is not a computer but a real person, to Captchas, where humans try to convince a computer they're a real person, not a computer.

Me: *going to bed*
Brain: hey, here's an idea...

Me: shut up, I'm trying to sleep
Brain: but...

Me: I'm super tired, can we think about this tomorrow?
Brain: anyway, as I was saying...

Me: wait. fuck, that's actually a brilliant idea!

Brain *chuckles*
Body: *sighs*

Lag when playing games online can be pretty infuriating, but you should see me using ssh over a 2G connection 😤

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Something else Plasma 5.22-related that has just been released: The Official Video. Check it out:

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Junior dev: What's the best prefix for global variables?

Senior dev: //

Sometimes the best debugging technique is taking a nap.

🎉 Deckmaster v0.5.0 is out, its biggest release yet! Control your Elgato Stream Deck on Linux!

- Weather widget
- Improved font rendering
- More config options
- Multi-device support
- A widget that displays custom command output
- Many other improvements and smaller fixes!

Packages & binaries for a variety of distributions and architectures here:

Freenode: "The new freenode is launched. You will slowly be disconnected and when you reconnect, you will be on the new freenode. It's a new genesis for a new era. Thank you for using freenode, and Hello World, from the future. freenode is IRC. freenode is FOSS. freenode is freedom. We're so happy to welcome you and the millions of others."

How delusional can this still get? What a megalomaniac.

I always find it a little weird when people maintain an open-source library and put a lot of work into it, but never use that library in one of their own projects.

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