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Posts tagged "howto" (234)

2021

2021-01-01 — #en #howto #nfc #iphone
I recently purchased my first NFC tags. Here are my first impressions and my first experiments.

2020

2020-12-30 — #gr #metablogging #diary #howto
το απλό redesign που οδήγησε ως συνήθως σε διάφορες περιπέτειες...
2020-11-25 — #twitter #en #howto
What an amazing project!

2018

2018-10-17 — #en #howto
You can use two iPhones (one can be a quite old one) and carry only one with you.
2018-09-09 — #en #howto
iCloud Photo Sharing allows you to create a small, private "Instagram". Here's how to do it.
2018-08-05 — #en #howto
How I set it up, how I use it and my overall impressions after a bit more than a year with it.
2018-05-25 — #twitter #en #howto

2017

2017-02-22 — #en #howto #privacy
Creating a kill switch that will wipe sensitive data from my computer if asked to unlock it.

2016

2016-12-29 — #en #howto
If you miss the freedom RSS used to give us before we started relying on Facebook, read on.
2016-10-10 — #en #howto
Step by step instructions to create a ASN.1 parser using asn1c.
2016-09-02 — #en #howto #github
How I'm using a github repo as a notebook, and the first steps towards hosting my blog on github.
2016-03-31 — #en #howto #keybase
First impressions of the keybase.io filesystem, and a small bash script to implement a secure, encrypted chat service over it.
2016-01-26 — #en #howto #indieweb
Publish (on your) Own Site, Syndicate Elsewhere with ifttt.com

2015

2015-12-24 — #en #howto #twitter #archiving
Why not take a backup of all your tweets every now and then?
2015-12-24 — #en #howto
Why not make a tradition out of archiving your Gmail at the end of the year? See how easy it is.
2015-12-06 — #en #howto #twitter #mailchimp
The results of a small experiment at getting new subscribers to my newsletter using Twitter lead generation ads and MailChimp form integrations.
2015-10-17 — #en #blogging #howto #medium.com
Why your startup's blog (at least the first one) should be on Medium.
2015-06-22 — #en #howto #blogging
For the last couple of years, I've been increasingly relying on social networking services to curate, share, discover and even publish content. Looking back, it think they have failed me and that's why I'm looking for ways to reconnect with my web 2.0 "roots".
2015-06-04 — #en #howto
How I created a very simple email template for Mailchimp that resembles a lot plain text emails, to send my daily digest.
2015-05-29 — #en #howto #jekyll #github
jekyll-post-via-web is a simple HTML page that lets you update your GitHub-hosted Jekyll blog using your browser.
2015-01-11 — #en #howto #indieweb
This is a test post to try my own webmentions endpoint at www.listnr.net.

2014

How I used CloudFlare's (free) Universal SSL to enable HTTPS for my S3-hosted static-HTML blog, and a few extra notes.
Intercom.io is full of nice little features and "social profiles" is one of them. Not part of the core product, but at Deepfreeze.io we've found it to be extremely valuable.
2014-07-15 — #en #howto #deepfreeze.io
DVD is a dying medium, at least for me. Here's how I deal with it.
2014-07-07 — #en #howto
Browser-based push notifications is an exciting feature for web publishers. Use Roost to easily enable it in your website.
I will describe here how we integrated Intercom with our invitation and registration workflow at deepfreeze.io to send user notifications, and how this helps us deliver better services.
2014-05-05 — #en #howto #github
It's nice to say that you are customer-centric, customer-first, etc, but what really matters is how much of this you are willing to put down on paper. Your Terms of Service are the actual contract between you and your clients, not your keynote presentations, or your posts on Facebook and twitter.
2014-04-22 — #en #howto #fragmentions
A cool idea that allows us to link directly to any text fragmet inside web pages.
2014-03-06 — #en #howto #osx
How to remotely SSH to your Macs by taking advantage of Back to My Mac.

2013

2013-11-11 — #howto #en
2013-10-28 — #en #howto #commandline
vcsh is a version control system for $HOME. This is how I've set it up.
2013-10-15 — #en #howto #osx
How to use OS X Finder color labels from the command line.
2013-09-19 — #en #howto #longaccess
One of the tools we use most at longaccess is HipChat. Here is why.
2013-09-15 — #en #howto #bucket3
Weekend project: How to show under each static blog engine post the tweets that mentioned it.
2013-09-13 — #en #longaccess #howto
Our experience with BitTorrent Sync at longaccess has been great.
2013-08-28 — #en #howto #medium.com
It's not as complicated as you think.
2013-05-20 — #en #howto #iphoto #dropbox
How I moved from feature rich iPhoto to future proof Dropbox.

2012

2012-11-21 — #howto #osx

2011

2010

2009

2008

2008-10-08 — #gimp #howto #misc #osx #gr

2007

2007-12-28 — #home #howto #misc #gr
2007-07-09 — #howto #gr
2007-01-31 — #howto #gr

2006

2006-12-01 — #howto #gr
2006-03-28 — #howto #misc #gr

2005

2005-09-03 — #howto #gr
2005-08-29 — #howto #gr

2004

2004-07-26 — #howto #gr

2003

2003-10-11 — #howto #gr