Why I've chosen Emacs over vi(m)

Anybody who has been an active Linux user for a while probably knows about the editor war. While you can see it as a bit of a meme it is also not. Emacs versus vi(m) discussions have a tendency of driving people to the extreme. Many flame wars have been fought in the name of the perfect text-editor. I want to be clear. I have no interest in claiming that one is better than the other....

July 13, 2022 · 5 min · Bert Deferme

Don't just copy paste, read more!

Remember to think I’m not a fan of mindlessly copy-pasting stuff. I understand sometimes there is time-pressure and you just want your stuff to work. I think however, that learning how to use documentation is probably faster than searching the internet for other people’s solutions and mindlessly copy pasting them. I’m not saying the internet is a bad place, some people actually take their time to be very complete in their answers....

March 10, 2022 · 4 min · Bert Deferme

Altijd een lach

Licht valt binnen, alweer een nieuwe dag. ’t gezicht van klein Driesje, altijd een lach. Mijn drijfveer, ik zie je, en zal je beminnen. Jij maakt me gelukkig, en heel warm vanbinnen.

March 9, 2020 · 1 min · Bert Deferme