Blog Archive


I like to write. Here's a collection of my blogposts.

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warning: setlocale: LC_CTYPE: cannot change locale (UTF-8): No such file or directory


Mac pecl install: configure: error: Please reinstall the pkg-config distribution


Install PHP’s imagick extension on Mac with Brew


Laravel’s Tinker quits immediately on PHP 7.3 & Mac


Chrome’s next steps for security: mixed content checking more important than ever


A github CI workflow tailored to modern PHP applications (Laravel, Symfony, …)


Is bitcoin dead yet?


How we used Caddy and Laravel’s subdomain routing to serve our status pages


Announcing Status Pages for the Oh Dear monitoring service


Time for Change: Going Independent


Trigger an on demand uptime & broken links check after a deploy with the Oh Dear! API


There’s more than one way to write an IP address


Nginx: add_header not working on 404


Some useful changes to the Oh Dear! monitoring service


Enable the RPC JSON API with password authentication in Bitcoin Core


How to upgrade to the latest Bitcoin Core version


I forgot how to manage a server


Retrieving the Genesis block in Bitcoin with bitcoin-cli


Requesting certificates with Let’s Encrypt’s official certbot client


Lazily load below-the-fold images and iframes


Using Oh Dear! to keep your Varnish cache warm


Podcast: Exploring Bitcoin with Edd Mann


The end of Extended Validation certificates


Archiving the bitcoin-dev mailing lists