Comfortably Call make from Subfolders
28 Dec 2020
A little helper script allows for more comfort when working with make in projects with sub-folders.
Efficiently Calling JS Bundlers in a Makefile
18 Dec 2020
A wonderfully elegant way to use Makefiles together with bundlers, that emit several files, are intermediate files. This post explains, how you can use them for easy cross-platform little-setup builds.
Searching MDN on the Command Line
15 Dec 2020
The Mozilla Developer Network recently switched its infrastructure. Now, the MDN content is stored in a Github repository in the form of HTML files with YAML front matter. You can think of it, what you want, given their …
Docker One-Liners to Make Complex Tasks Simple
11 Dec 2020
Docker as a tool to spin up complex setups quickly also allows for phenomenally fast deployment of packaged applications, that would otherwise be daunting to install. Here are some very useful commands, that make heavy use of this feature for a plethora of different problems.
Check Markdown Spelling with aspell
8 Dec 2020
The venerable aspell spell checking utility has gained some respectable powers over the last year. In this post we explore them to add easy spell checking to our Markdown pipeline.
A Makefile Rule for Generating Responsive Images from SVG
8 Feb 2013
This rule takes an SVG file as input and returns two PNGs. One is rendered with 72 dpi, which maps 1 SVG pixel to one output pixel. The other,
firstname.lastname@example.org, is rendered with twice the solution to fit for Retina displays.