Ever wanted to rip songs of Spotify on your Mac? Since there are no tools available that allow you to directly download songs from Spotify, I decided to create a so-called 'duct tape' solution that might help you out with ripping songs. So, it works as follows: AppleScript bindings allow users to au…Bart Simons
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Are your always curious about who logs into your server using SSH? Me too! Sometimes I am just a little paranoid and then I come up with these (crazy) ideas: sending an SMS when somebody successfully logs in over SSH. Why? Well: why not, right? So, what do we need? A server with an SSH daemon (duh..…Bart Simons
So you want to build your next backend API in Swift? No problem! Perfect has got you covered. Perfect is a collection of libraries to turn your next server-side Swift application into reality. It is blazingly fast and awesome! So I decided to dive a little bit deeper into the possibilities of Swift…Bart Simons
Ever wanted to create beautiful URLs for your self-hosted websites? This page has got you covered with all just about the information you need to get started. All functionality which is demonstrated on this page is made possible by mod_rewrite, also known as the 'rewrite' module. This module gives s…Bart Simons
Object storage is on the rise - and that's not without a reason. When you have to deal with large pieces of data, it is very necessary to keep your data organised. Minio offers a perfectly fitted solution that is open source and well documented: it's an Amazon S3 compatible object storage server wri…Bart Simons
Getting the latest version of Apache, MySQL and PHP up and running on enterprise Linux operating systems can be a tough job. There are easy and quick ways to get around this, number 1 being the use of third-party repositories: but do you really want to use open-source software from third parties tha…Bart Simons