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The Agile Manifesto

When you are working in an agile team e.g. Scrum you might have heard about the agile manifesto. Formulated in 2001 it influenced a lot of software developers and methodologies like Scrum. The Agile Manifesto consists of 4 values and 12 principles: Values Principles Our highest priority is to satisfy the customer through early and…

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Differences in end of line characters

When You are working with different operating systems you encounter different line endings. Editing a file on a Linux system and opening it on a windows machine can give a weird result. Here is a short overview which system uses which command characters: OS Command character Windows CR + LF Linux LF Mac OS <=…

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Setup Raspberry Pi SD-Card on MacOS

To setup the SD Card on MacOS follow these steps Download the Raspbian Image Insert the SD-Card into the reader Open a terminal Find out the device’s name by typing diskutil list Erase the contents / format card to FAT32 sudo diskutil eraseDisk FAT32 RASPBIAN MBRFormat /dev/disk2 sudo diskutil unmountDisk /dev/disk2 Copy image to card…

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Useful Outlook Settings

Being “forced” to use Outlook at work, I use the following configuration: Disable Popups Options -> Mail -> Message Arrival Default Reminder -> 5mins Options -> Calendar -> Calendar options -> Default reminders Activate Week Number Options -> Calendar -> Display options -> Show week numbers in the month view Enable Calendar in Mail View…

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Arduino PROGMEM

To save RAM on your Arduino You can annotate immutable variables like lookup tables or strings with the PROGMEM keyword. The data will be stored in program memory. const dataType variableName[] PROGMEM = {data0, data1, data3…​};

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Excel Flash Fill

From time to time you have annoying things to do which you cannot avoid e.g. split names into surname and last name. Here comes the flash fill feature: Given you have the full names in column A Go to cell B1 and enter the last name Go to B2 Go to tab “Data” Click Flash…