vrypan — Panayotis Vryonis
My blog is a digital scrapbook of ideas, thoughts and personal events. My digital home is www.vrypan.net.
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Posts tagged "howto" 56 total

2017 1

February

22
A kill switch to countermeasure border controls? #en #howto #privacy
Creating a kill switch that will wipe sensitive data from my computer if asked to unlock it.  

2016 5

December

29
My feed reading setup. #en #howto
If you miss the freedom RSS used to give us before we started relying on Facebook, read on.  

October

10
How to create a simple ASN.1 parser #en #howto
Step by step instructions to create a ASN.1 parser using asn1c. 

September

02
Making GitHub part of my publishing workflow #en #howto #github
How I'm using a github repo as a notebook, and the first steps towards hosting my blog on github. 

March

31
Simple bash script for encrypted chat over keybase fs (kbfs) #en #howto #keybase
First impressions of the keybase.io filesystem, and a small bash script to implement a secure, encrypted chat service over it. 

January

26
POSE with IFTTT #en #howto #indieweb
Publish (on your) Own Site, Syndicate Elsewhere with ifttt.com 

2015 8

December

24
How to archive your tweets #en #howto #twitter #archiving
Why not take a backup of all your tweets every now and then? 
24
How to archive your Gmail #en #howto
Why not make a tradition out of archiving your Gmail at the end of the year? See how easy it is. 
06
Testing Twitter ads #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. 

October

17
Your startup’s blog should be on Medium. #en #blogging #howto #medium.com
Why your startup's blog (at least the first one) should be on Medium. 

June

22
Social networking services have failed me. I'm going back to my web 2.0 roots. #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". 
04
A super-minimal, almost "plain-text" email template for Mailchimp. #en #howto
How I created a very simple email template for Mailchimp that resembles a lot plain text emails, to send my daily digest. 

May

29
Post to your GitHub-hosted blog using a simple bookmarklet. #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. 

January

11
testing my webmentions server #en #howto #indieweb
This is a test post to try my own webmentions endpoint at www.listnr.net. 

2014 8

October

13
I enabled SSL for my S3-hosted static blog #en #howto #cloudflare #encryption
How I used CloudFlare's (free) Universal SSL to enable HTTPS for my S3-hosted static-HTML blog, and a few extra notes. 

August

20
How we use Intercom to engage with our users on Twitter. #en #deepfreeze.io #intercom.io #howto
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. 

July

15
Retiring my DVDs. #en #howto #deepfreeze.io
DVD is a dying medium, at least for me. Here's how I deal with it. 
07
browser-based notifications for my blog using Roost #en #howto
Browser-based push notifications is an exciting feature for web publishers. Use Roost to easily enable it in your website. 

June

19
How we use Intercom in the deepfreeze.io registration workflow. #en #howto #deepfreeze.io #intercom.io
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. 

May

05
Why and how we put our terms of service on github. #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. 

April

22
"fragmentions" is a cool idea. #en #howto #fragmentions
A cool idea that allows us to link directly to any text fragmet inside web pages. 

March

06
SSH Back to My Mac #en #howto #osx
How to remotely SSH to your Macs by taking advantage of Back to My Mac. 

2013 14

November

October

28
my vcsh setup #en #howto #commandline
vcsh is a version control system for $HOME. This is how I've set it up. 
15
OS X Finder file color labels #en #howto #osx
How to use OS X Finder color labels from the command line. 

September

19
tools we use at longaccess: HipChat #en #howto #longaccess
One of the tools we use most at longaccess is HipChat. Here is why. 
15
Showing twitter references in a static blog #en #howto #bucket3
Weekend project: How to show under each static blog engine post the tweets that mentioned it.  
13
BitTorent Sync is a great tool for startups. #en #longaccess #howto
Our experience with BitTorrent Sync at longaccess has been great. 

August

28
public-key cryptography for non-geeks #en #howto #medium.com
It's not as complicated as you think. 

May

20
migrating from iPhoto to Dropbox, from feature rich to future proof. #en #howto #iphoto #dropbox
How I moved from feature rich iPhoto to future proof Dropbox. 

March

February

2012 19

2011 1