Webdev Endgame 2020

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Using the whole potential of the web by bringing native app like features to the web.
I created a full stack template to quickly build nativ cross-platform apps with one web code base: CAIN-Stack Code & Docs Intro With Steve Jobs originally presenting the idea of web apps “that look exactly and behave exactly like native apps” 12 years ago and 4 years since the term “PWA” was coined, How close are we to a webpage that behaves like a native app? First lets take a look what makes an app native:

Piracy and privacy bible

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If it rhymes, it chimes. Only an invisible pirate is a good pirate. Not really a post, just two very good resources, that i want to share.
privacytools.io is one of my favorite sites. I foĺlowed many tips & tricks such as switching to mailbox.org as my email provider, using bitwarden as my password manager, standardnotes as my note taking tool and the like. Study it and try to realize as much as possible. After you went incognito, you can start to do some fun things without creating to much noise. Follow the awesome piracy guide to find hidden treasures.

OpenWrt router destroys Fritzbox

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160€ for a router, that is a blackbox to me? ok no
Intro Everyone needs a router in their life. Many don’t care which, some care and pay a lot of money and a few care a lot and pay little. The ideal scenario would be the last option. Today I teach you how. It is easy as pie and costs you about 30-40€. Also as always I’ll include some bonus hacks. Let’s start. GL.iNet a company that produces portable, privacy focused routers running OpenWrt I own a GL.

The Homeserver saga - Part 1

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Turning a laptop into a homeserver with Nextcloud & collabora in docker
It is a hot summer and my brain is to overcooked to program anything… Suddenly a bright light appears of nowhere and screams at me: “You are a privacy slut! All your files are stored on Google Photos and OneDrive. You are using Gmail and Instagram. DO SOMETHING!”. So I did. I quickly deleted instagram and went from gmail to mailbox.org. But before I could delete all my files from those cloud services I needed an alternative.

Nginx performance upgrades for your website

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Speed up your website with Nginx gzip and browser caching
Why host your own webserver? Why would you even care about the hassle of setting up your own webserver? Two reasons: It is most likely cheaper than any webhosting package Customizability I have a 2GB Ram VPS on netcup.de and recently was lucky enough to get it on blackfirday for 1,69€ a month. Currently I am hosting a couple of NodeJS applications controlled with PM2, a CouchDB installation and a couple of static sites.