I’m a native speaker of Polish. But I’m also a developer, so most of my computers are set to English language (for ease of searching the Web when something breaks) with Polish formats and keyboard layouts (so my dates are 08/11, my hours are 13:05 and I can type zażółć gęślą jaźń whenever I want to). Now I’ve added a third language to the mix.

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Around September last year the fourth memory card in a row failed in the Raspberry Pi 3 that powered my home setup. I canvassed the house for parts, threw together a Frankenstein-style monstrosity, built what became Jarvis on it and called it a day. Since then the use case expanded - so it’s time for an upgrade.

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I’m on a quest of sorts, a quest for max home row time for my fingers. I’m using various tricks to make my computer easier to operate without ever touching a mouse. Enter Tridactyl, vim-like navigation for your Firefox.

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tmux is an absolutely fantastic piece of software, and one I use daily - even to write this blog! So, here’s my short letter of appreciation to tmux.

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“Ruby’s dying, man”, they keep telling me. “Besides, it’s OOP, and that’s so 2013, functional programming is all the rage now. Oh, and there’s this new kid on the blog, it’s called Elixir. It’s functional programming for the avid Rubyist!"

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Paweł J. Wal

Hi, I’m Paweł. I hack on stuff and write about things.

Sofware Magician

Poland