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Setting up Mastodon for development

In this post, I will show how I set up Mastodon locally for development using Docker to run the required services....

How to deploy a single JAR file to Maven (oneliner)

I sometimes stumble upon Java libraries that are not available in Maven (or Gradle which seems to use the same ecosystem). To have to most convenient way of developing (ie. contributors should not have to download dependencies for themselves) I use my own Maven repository for hosting these....

Developing Greenfoot games with Maven/IntelliJ/Eclipse

I found out, how to create a Greenfoot game without having to use the Greenfoot IDE. I'm programming using IntelliJ and building using Maven. It works like a charm and it's a lot more convenient to use this over the Greenfoot IDE....

Packaging a .jar as .app file for macOS

When you write a Java application, you'll get a `.jar` file in the end. If you launch this file on a mac, you'll end up having the default java icon and you are unable to save the application in the Dock. Fortunately, there is a Maven plugin to package a .jar file into a native .app file....

Terminal Notifier

Terminal Notifier is a command-line tool to send notifications from command line on macOS....

The ultimate Docker cleanup command

If you use Docker, you might have some problems with all those images you build during development polluting your hard drive. Good thing is, if you want of that stuff gone, there is a neat oneliner that will do exactly that!...

How to convert AIFF to MP3 on command line

If you've ever made a really big track (big as in file size), and you have a website where you'd like to upload it, but the...