Keep Your Configs Safe

A few years ago I switched between a few machines on a daily basis, and tweaked my environments constantly. It was a tedious task to update each of them one by one, every time I changed configs or aliases in any of them. I figured this has got to be easier somehow, and found the hidden world of dotfiles. ...

March 6, 2021 · 3 min · Mátyás Budavári

Heroku

My favourite place to deploy simple hobby and experimental web applications is heroku. It has a free plan, and it’s pretty easy to get started. ...

June 14, 2020 · 5 min · Mátyás Budavári

Groom merge request

Imagine you want to submit a huge merge request (gitlab terminology), that has many changes from a bunch of commits. You realize that you don’t want to see some changes, but these changes are not in separate commits, so they can’t be easily reverted. There are a lot of small changes. You don’t want to type their reverse, or copy-paste for minutes. You want to keep the commits, not squash them together in the end. What would you do? ...

April 25, 2019 · 2 min · Mátyás Budavári