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27.06.2022

Combining config.json and MSAL

The issue Reading a config file before everything else is one thing you might also use in your Angular app. Typical tutorials will use Angular's HttpClient to read the file during application startup…

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29.12.2020

Data Access Layer Techniques

I have spent the last days exploring ways to map SQL result sets to objects as used in object-oriented programming languages as C# or Java. This process is known as object-relational mapping and is…

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11.03.2020

PostgreSQL revisited

I still remember when I heard PostgreSQL for the first time. It was around 2001, when my former room mate mentioned that he was a maintainer for PostgreSQL on Debian. At that time, I was still…

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30.10.2018

Image Handling with Hugo

I like photos and use them extensively on this site. But images have a price, as images can be quite large and every image needs to be fetched by a request. And so, image-heavy pages take quite some…

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01.05.2018

Exploring GraphQL

In an attempt to explore new technologies, I have recently digged into GraphQL, which may be the future protocol for fetching data with mobile and web applications. In contrast to the current…

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21.08.2016

SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome

I have started to read a new book, SPQR: A History Of Ancient Rome by Mary Beard. She takes quite a good approach and starts at 63 BC with Cicero accusing Catiline of conspiring against Rome (Second…

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01.03.2014

First Steps with Scheme and Git

Today, I installed Git, joined github.com and published my first two code snippets in Scheme (Lisp dialect). The main reason to study Scheme is the book Structure and Interpretation of Computer…

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11.05.2009

A LaTeX template for my dissertation

In the recent weeks I have spent a lot of time to polish the draft of my dissertation with the help of LaTeX. In this article, I would like to share the packages I used. This list of packages comes…

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18.01.2008

How to add logos to all your pages with LaTeX

Given the problem that you want to put one or several logos in your document header, I found the following solution. All the lines have to be inserted in the document preamble, meaning before the…

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