Posts

December 7, 2021
systemd by example - Part 2: Dependencies
Based on the minimal system developed in Part 1, I'll take a closer look at systemd dependencies.

November 23, 2021
systemd by example - Part 1: Minimization
The first article in a series where I explore aspects of systemd by creating small examples with the help of containers.

May 27, 2021
Performance optimizations for the shell prompt
I present some techniques to make a custom shell prompt feel snappy and responsive.

April 27, 2021
cd is not a program
I take a closer look at shell builtins and environment variables, and explain at the example of CDPATH why not every variable should be exported.

March 30, 2021
Improving shell workflows with fzf
I show how I improved four of my shell workflows to parameter-less commands with the help of fzf.

February 25, 2021
GitHub CI status notifications
I show how to turn experiments with the GitHub CLI into a script to monitor a GitHub CI pipeline.